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Missed opportunities in the way medical schools evaluate the ethical domain in clerkship rotations
(PLoS ONE, 2019-05-01) [Artigo]
Background Several lines of evidence indicate that medical schools have been failing to adequately nurture empathy and the ethical dimension in their graduates, the lack of which may play a central role in the genesis of ...
Anticonvulsants for chronic low-back pain
(Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2014-06-23) [Artigo]
This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: To assess the effectiveness and safety of anticonvulsants for the management of chronic low-back pain, with or without radiculopathy.
Cross-cultural adaptation of the physician orders for life-sustaining treatment form to Brazil
(Journal of Palliative Medicine, 2018-06-01) [Artigo]
Background: The Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) paradigm is considered one of the most important strategies to respect patients' values at the end of life in the United States. The cross-cultural ...
Can an inflammatory reaction in the meninges, caused by spinal puncture through tattooed skin, evolve into adhesive arachnoiditis? An experimental model in rabbits
(Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, 2019-03-01) [Artigo]
Background and objectives As the number of people with tattoos has been increasing, anesthesiologists are more and more faced with the decision to perform a neuraxial blockage through tattooed skin. In this study, we ...
Hypoplasia of ribs associated with cleft palate, cleft lip, and unilateral renal agenesis in a neonate dog of undefined breed
(Semina:Ciencias Agrarias, 2019-01-01) [Artigo]
Congenital defects can cause changes in the normal function or morphology of organs, thus contributing to neonatal mortality. Malformations in dogs occur as a result of genetic factors or by the action of teratogenic agents ...
Monitoring early cell damage in physicians who are occupationally exposed to inhalational anesthetics
(Mutation Research - Fundamental and Molecular Mechanisms of Mutagenesis, 2018-11-01) [Artigo]
Worldwide, millions of professionals who work in operating rooms are occupationally exposed to inhalational anesthetics. Thus, the potential health effects of the continuous exposure to inhalational anesthetics on individuals ...
Serum concentrations and renal expressions of IL-1 and TNF-a early after hemorrhage in rats under the effect of glibenclamide
(Acta Cirurgica Brasileira, 2016-07-01) [Artigo]
PURPOSE: To investigate changes in the serum concentration and renal expression of IL-1 and TNF-α cytokines in rats that received sevoflurane and glibenclamide prior to hemorrhage. METHODS: Two groups of sevoflurane-anesthetized ...
Morphological findings in the tracheal epithelium of dogs exposed to the inhalation of poorly conditioned gases under use of an endotracheal tube or laryngeal mask airway
(Acta Cirúrgica Brasileira, 2011-10-01) [Artigo]
OBJETIVO: Avaliar as alterações morfológicas no epitélio traqueal de cães expostos à inalação de gases pouco condicionados, sob ventilação com tubo traqueal (TT) ou máscara laríngea (ML). MÉTODOS: Doze cães adultos foram ...
Prognostic factors for perioperative pulmonary events among patients undergoing upper abdominal surgery
(São Paulo Medical Journal, 2007-11-01) [Artigo]
CONTEXTO E OBJETIVO: Associações significativas entre cirurgia do abdome superior e eventos pulmonares do período perioperatório foram investigadas em pacientes com condições pulmonares pré-operatórias submetidos a anestesia ...
Effects on mother and fetus of epidural and combined spinal-epidural techniques for labor analgesia
(Revista da Associação Médica Brasileira, 2009-01-01) [Artigo]
OBJETIVO: A peridural (AP) e a técnica de duplo bloqueio (DB) são utilizadas em analgesia para o trabalho de parto. Este estudo comparou os efeitos na mãe e no feto de ambas as técnicas em analgesia e anestesia para o ...