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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29972565/epidemiological-study-of-snakebite-cases-in-brazilian-western-amazonia
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Katia Regina Pena Schesquini Roriz, Kayena Delaix Zaqueo, Sulamita Silva Setubal, Tony Hiroshi Katsuragawa, Renato Roriz da Silva, Carla Freire Celedônio Fernandes, Luiz Augusto Paiva Cardoso, Moreno Magalhães de Souza Rodrigues, Andreimar Martins Soares, Rodrigo Guerino Stábeli, Juliana Pavan Zuliani
INTRODUCTION: Brazil has the largest number of snakebite cases in South America, of which the large majority is concentrated in the Midwest and North. METHODS: In this descriptive observational study, we assessed the epidemiological and clinical snakebite cases referred to the Centro de Medicina Tropical de Rondônia from September 2008 to September 2010. RESULTS: We followed up 92 cases from admission until discharge, namely 81 (88%) men and 11 (12%) women, with a mean age of 37 years, and mainly from rural areas (91...
May 2018: Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25884825/the-effect-of-pre-service-training-on-post-graduation-skill-and-knowledge-retention-among-mid-level-healthcare-providers-in-mozambique
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COMPARATIVE STUDY
Caryl Feldacker, Sergio Chicumbe, Martinho Dgedge, Freide Cesar, Gerito Augusto, Molly Robertson, Francisco Mbofana, Gabrielle O'Malley
BACKGROUND: Mozambique suffers from critical shortages of healthcare workers including non-physician clinicians, Tecnicos de Medicina Geral (TMGs), who are often senior clinicians in rural health centres. The Mozambique Ministry of Health and the International Training and Education Center for Health, University of Washington, Seattle, revised the national curriculum to improve TMG clinical knowledge and skills. To evaluate the effort, data was collected at graduation and 10 months later from pre-revision (initial) and revised curriculum TMGs to determine the following: (1) Did cohorts trained in the revised curriculum score higher on measurements of clinical knowledge, physical exam procedures, and solving clinical case scenarios than those trained in the initial curriculum; (2) Did TMGs in both curricula retain their knowledge over time (from baseline to follow-up); and (3) Did skills and knowledge retention differ over time by curricula? Post-graduation and over time results are presented...
2015: Human Resources for Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/19856756/-hort%C3%A3%C2%AAnsia-de-hollanda-the-art-of-health-education-to-prevent-and-control-epidemics-in-brazil
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Maria Cecília P Diniz, Gonçalves Betânia Figueiredo, Virgínia Torres Schall
The article presents the transcription of a class given by Brazilian educator Hortênsia Hurpia de Hollanda entitled: "Educação sanitária na profilaxia das endemias rurais" [Sanitary education in the prophylaxis of rural epidemics], in a refresher course on rural epidemics and included in the Anais da Faculdade Fluminense de Medicina in December 1956. The annotated publication of the manuscript seeks to prove the pioneering efforts of Hollanda, whose work has been seldom investigated, considering the dimension of her role in the area of health education in Brazil...
April 2009: História, Ciências, Saúde—Manguinhos
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/19382864/the-summa-project-a-feasibility-study-on-telemedicine-in-selected-italian-areas
#4
MULTICENTER STUDY
Simonetta Scalvini, Caterina Tridico, Fulvio Glisenti, Amerigo Giordano, Silvia Pirini, Paolo Peduzzi, Francesco Auxilia
Telemedicine is achieving relevant clinical importance in rural areas in the management of patients. The Second opinion Unificata per Medici di Medicina generAle (SUMMA) Project was designed to evaluate the feasibility of a joint telemedicine service application across general practitioners and clinical specialists in Italy. The secondary objective of the study included the comparison of telemedicine with the routine general practitioners' approach and a cost-effectiveness evaluation. One hundred and thirty-five general practitioners from Lombardy, Molise, and Valle d'Aosta were enrolled...
April 2009: Telemedicine Journal and E-health: the Official Journal of the American Telemedicine Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/18279629/-prevalence-of-undetected-chronic-kidney-disease-in-dyslipidemic-population-treated-in-primary-care-lipicap-study
#5
MULTICENTER STUDY
José L Llisterri Caro, José L Gorriz Teruel, Francisco J Alonso Moreno, María J Manzanera Escribano, Gustavo C Rodríguez Roca, Vivencio Barrios Alonso, Salvador Lou Arnal, José R Banegas Banegas, Arantxa Matalí Gilarranz et al.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Information about the prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in population treated in primary care (PC) is scarce. The aim of this study was to determine undetected CKD prevalence in dyslipidemic population measuring creatinine clearance according to the Cockcroft-Gault equation corrected for surface area. PATIENTS AND METHOD: Cross-sectional study including patients with diagnosis of dyslipidemia selected by consecutive sampling in PC...
February 9, 2008: Medicina Clínica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/17678601/-arterial-hypertension-in-immigrant-patients-in-spanish-primary-health-care
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MULTICENTER STUDY
José Luis Llisterri Caro, Francisco J Alonso Moreno, José Luis Martincano Gómez, José Manuel López Abuin, Gustavo C Rodríguez Roca, José R Banegas Banegas, et al.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the arterial hypertension (AHT) prevalence in a wide sample of immigrant patients. PATIENTS AND METHOD: A transversal and multicentric study that has included immigrant patients aged 18 years or more, consecutive sampling recruitment in primary healthcare consultations. The patient was defined with AHT hypertension when the average of 6 measurements in 3 visits (2 measurements per visit) was > or = 140 mmHg for the systolic blood pressure and/or 90 mmHg for diastolic blood pressure or if the patient had been previously diagnosed...
July 7, 2007: Medicina Clínica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/17530040/-third-consensus-document-on-the-use-of-antimicrobial-agents-in-chronic-obstructive-pulmonary-disease-exacerbations
#7
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March 2007: Revista Española de Quimioterapia: Publicación Oficial de la Sociedad Española de Quimioterapia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/16467615/-topic-on-clinical-anthropology-in-scientific-activity-of-docent-antanas-adomaitis
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COMPARATIVE STUDY
Janina Tutkuviene
The present paper is dedicated to docent Antanas Adomaitis, anatomist and anthropologist, former member of editorial board of journal "Medicina", on the occasion of his 65th birthday and 40 years of scientific activity. First publications of Antanas Adomatis appeared in the 1960s, and now the list of his scientific publications exceeds 140 in number. The research field of docent Antanas Adomaitis is wide and covers problems from growth and development to physical status of adult people and its changes associated with a particular period...
2006: Medicina
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/14998450/-blood-pressure-control-in-spanish-hypertensive-patients-in-primary-health-care-centres-prescap-2002-study
#9
MULTICENTER STUDY
José L Llisterri Caro, Gustavo C Rodríguez Roca, Francisco J Alonso Moreno, Salvador Lou Arnal, Juan A Divisón Garrote, José A Santos Rodríguez, Anna Raber Béjar, Rous de Castellar Sansó, Luis M Ruilope Urioste, José R Banegas Banegas
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: More information is needed on hypertension control in clinical practice, which includes taking at least two blood pressure (BP) readings and taking into account surgery times and previous antihypertensive drug intake. Our study aimed to assess the optimum degree of BP control in a broad sample of Spanish hypertensive patients in primary care and to determine factors associated with a poor control. PATIENTS AND METHOD: Cross-sectional, multicenter study of hypertensive patients aged over 18 years and treated with drugs during the preceeding three months, who were recruited by general practitioners through consecutive sampling in primary care settings throughout Spain over 3 consecutive days...
February 14, 2004: Medicina Clínica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/12937724/-a-serological-survey-of-the-infection-by-echinococcus-sp-in-the-municipality-of-sena-madureira-ac
#10
Ricardo Pastore, Lúcia H Vitali, Vanize de Oliveira Macedo, Aluízio Prata
A serological inquiry was performed in the municipality of Sena Madureira, Acre State, Brazil, to evaluate the individual contact with Echinococcus sp. The participants were recruited from two distinct populations: residents in the urban and rural areas, the latter distributed among riverside communities of the region. A total of 1,064 individuals were evaluated: 851 from the urban zone and 213 from the rural area. The study was divided into two phases: a serological screening, in which the blood samples were collected and then sent to the Hospital das Clínicas da Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto, Universidade de São Paulo (Serology Laboratory), Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil, for the serological test by counterimmunoelectrophoresis technique; and secondly an epidemiological inquiry for evaluating the individuals and their dwelling conditions and customs...
July 2003: Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/12756993/-consensus-statement-on-antimicrobial-treatment-of-pharyngo-tonsillitis
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No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 2003: Revista Española de Quimioterapia: Publicación Oficial de la Sociedad Española de Quimioterapia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/11992143/epidemiological-and-serological-aspects-in-canine-toxoplasmosis-in-animals-with-nervous-symptoms
#12
Adriana Falco de Brito, Luiz Carlos de Souza, Aristeu Vieira da Silva, Helio Langoni
The presence of anti-Toxoplasma gondii IgM and IgG antibodies was studied in samples of blood serum taken from eighty dogs with nervous symptoms at the Serviço de Enfermidades Infecciosas dos Animais, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Unesp, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil. The frequency of IgG titers were 16 (13.7%), 64 (13.7%), and 256 (5%), and for IgM titers were 16 (7.5%), 64 (15%), and 256 (8.7%). Positive reactions were more frequent in the older animals, males, from a rural environment, in constant contact with small animals, principally birds and rodents...
January 2002: Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/7274146/-internship-in-public-health-at-the-faculdade-de-medicina-de-botucatu
#13
M C Binder, C Magaldi, E R Lopes
An experiment in the teaching of public health for interns in the sixth year of medical training was launched in 1978 on the basis of the clinical practice of health services in Botucatu and neighboring municipalities. The course was designed to promote the practice of primary medical care, contacts with the different health professionals, analysis of the relations between health and the social structure, and an understanding of the organization of medical care in Brazil through discussions of day-to-day activities in health services, and of the role of medicine and medical care in the present capitalistic production structure of Brazil...
1981: Educación Médica y Salud
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/2199339/-observations-on-roman-medicine
#14
P Mudry
How far are we entitled to speak of Roman medicine at all? After the arrival of Greek medicine at Rome, the genuine medicine of the earlier Romans, the only one that may be qualified as authentically Roman, survived in rural areas only. Otherwise, medicine in Rome and her Empire was Greek by language and doctrine as well as by its practitioners. Nevertheless, there exists an important medical literature in Latin. Although its inspiration, its sources and its models are Greek, this literature reveals, here and there, the intention to bend that medicine imported from Greece towards the Roman medicine of the old times...
1990: Gesnerus
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/807939/the-venezuelan-medicina-simplificada-program
#15
A S Yates
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 1975: Public Health Reports
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