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Jose Acosta-Escribano, Susana Almanza López, Lidia Plumed Martín, Miguel Angel García Martinez, Nuria Tajadura Manjarín
INTRODUCTION: The use of procinéticos in the critical patient with nutrition enteral, they have as aim reduce the increase of the gastric residue (RG). We evaluate his efficiency in the improvement of the intake enteral and on the reduction in the incident gastrointestinal complications (CGI) and pneumonia, in critical patients, with neurological injury Aims: To evaluate the effects in the administration metoclopramide (MCG), during the first five days with enteral nutrition, versus control (GC), on the volume of administered diet, gastrointestinal complications and the incidence of mechanical ventilation associated pneumonia (NAVM), in neuro-critically patients (NC) of traumatic and vascular aetiology...
June 1, 2014: Nutrición Hospitalaria: Organo Oficial de la Sociedad Española de Nutrición Parenteral y Enteral
Hui-Ting Fan, Hong-Sheng Lin
Cordyceps militaris is a parasitic fungus in a variety of lepidopteran pupae and larvae. It was reported that Cordyceps militaris has strong activity on the immuregulation, tumor, virus, infecction. This review will focus on the advances its constituents and pharmacological effect.
August 2013: Zhongguo Zhong Yao za Zhi, Zhongguo Zhongyao Zazhi, China Journal of Chinese Materia Medica
Luiz Fernando Fonseca, Thelma Ribeiro Noce, Maria Letícia Gambogi Teixeira, Antônio Lúcio Teixeira, Marco Aurélio Lana-Peixoto
Acute transverse myelitis is an acute inflammatory process of the spinal cord and it is a rare clinical syndrome in childhood. In this paper, we report a case of 3 years-old boy who developed acute onset tetraparesia following a viral respiratory infecction and hepatitis B vaccination. Magnetic resonance imaging of the spinal cord disclosed signal-intensity abnormalities from C4 to C3. A diagnosis of acute transverse myelitis was made and the patient was treated with IV methylprednisolone and IV immunoglobulin...
June 2003: Arquivos de Neuro-psiquiatria
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