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Quantitative EEG evaluation in patients with acute encephalopathy
(Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria, 2013-12-01) [Artigo]
Objetivos Investigar o uso do EEG quantitativo (qEEG) em pacientes com encefalopatias agudas (EAs ) e anormalidades da atividade de base no EEG. Método s pacientes foram divididos em prognóstico favorável (grupo A, 43 ...
Structural abnormalities of the thalamus in juvenile myoclonic epilepsy
(Epilepsy & Behavior, 2011-08-01) [Artigo]
Studies have suggested that the thalamus is a key structure in the pathophysiology of juvenile myoclonic epilepsy. The objective of the present investigation was to examine the thalami of patients with juvenile myoclonic ...
Season of birth as a risk factor for multiple sclerosis in Brazil
(Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 2013-06-15) [Artigo]
Risk factors for development of multiple sclerosis (MS) are still a matter of debate. Latitude gradient, vitamin D deficiency and season of birth are among the most investigated environmental factors associated with the ...
MOTOR NERVE CONDUCTION and REPETITIVE NERVE STIMULATION IN CAPTIVE RING-TAILED COATI (NASUA NASUA)
(Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2012-09-01) [Artigo]
There are few electrophysiologic studies in wild animals. The aim of this study was to determine normal data for motor nerve conduction studies and repetitive stimulation in sciatic-tibial and ulnar nerves in clinically ...
Perda e luto: Vivências de mulheres que interromperam a gestação por malformação fetal letal
(Ciência & Saúde Coletiva, 2013-09-01) [Artigo]
The scope of this study was to investigate the grieving experiences of women who terminated pregnancies under judicial authorization, due to life-incompatible fetal malformation. Ten women attended in the Fetal Medicine ...
Dimensional analysis of burden in family caregivers of patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder
(Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 2012-08-01) [Artigo]
Aims: Obsessivecompulsive disorder (OCD) also generates emotional burden in the patient's family members, but no study has evaluated the specific dimensions of burden. The objectives were to evaluate the dimensions of the ...
Prevention of mental ill-health and suicide: Public health perspectives
(European Psychiatry, 2010-06-01) [Artigo]
According to the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates for the year 2020, approximately 1.5 million people will commit suicide, and at least 10 times that many will make an attempt. This paper offers a brief overview ...
Medical students' personal choice for mode of delivery in Santa Catarina, Brazil: a cross-sectional, quantitative study
(Bmc Medical Education, 2012-07-20) [Artigo]
Background: The increase in overall rates of cesarean sections (CS) in Brazil causes concern and it appears that multiple factors are involved in this fact. In 2009, undergraduate students in the first and final years of ...
DTI VOXEL BASED ANALYSIS IN PATIENTS WITH IDIOPATHIC GENERALIZED EPILEPSY
(Epilepsia, 2011-08-01) [Resumo]
Ritual de consumo do crack: Aspectos socioantropológicos e repercussões para a saúde dos usuários
(Ciência & Saúde Coletiva, 2013-10-01) [Artigo]
The use of crack cocaine has given rise to an intense discussion in society. Research has contributed to the characterization of users and the negative consequences of its use. However, few studies have conducted in-depth ...