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A Rodríguez, A Sandiumenge, N Masnou, A Gómez, N Margarit, V Ferrer-Gracia, E Carbonell, A Navarro, T Pont
OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to describe tissue procurement activity performed during 10 years (2004-2014) by trained medical students in a large university hospital. METHODS: In this study, third to sixth year medical students were trained as in-hospital Tissue Coordinators (Tc) to perform tissue procurement activity on a 24/7 schedule supervised by an on-call senior Transplant Coordinator (sTC) in a large university hospital. Tc duty consisted of detection, initial evaluation of all hospital deaths, donor's family approach for tissue donation, and retrieval logistics organization, including corneal tissue retrieval after training and certification...
October 2015: Transplantation Proceedings
Kelly Cristina Alves Silverio, Larissa Thaís Donalonso Siqueira, José Roberto Pereira Lauris, Alcione Ghedini Brasolotto
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the location, frequency and intensity of muscle pain in dysphonic functional/organofunctional women in comparison to women with healthy voices. METHODS: Sixty women, ranging in age from 18 to 45 years, divided into two groups: Dysphonic Group (DG) - 30 women with functional or organofunctional dysphonia; Non-Dysphonic Group (NDG) - 30 women without vocal complaints, and with adapted voices. All answered a protocol, marking the localization, frequency and intensity symptoms of pain on the temporal area, masseters, submandibular areas, larynx/pharynx, front and back of the neck, shoulders, upper back, lower back, elbows, fists/hands/fingers, hip/this, knees and ankles/feet...
September 2014: CoDAS
Anelena Jaeschke, Maria Christine Werba Saldanha
The current article aims to analyse the activity and the repercussions in the health of the artisan fishermen who use rafts in the urban Beach of Ponta Negra in Natal - RN, with emphasis on the physical demands at the step of hauling the nets from the ocean. It has been taken as a reference the methodology of Work Ergonomic Analysis-WEA. 21 fishermen participated in the study (50% of the population). It was used applying observational techniques and methodologies (open and sistematic observations and simulations) interactional ( social and economic questionnaire, conversational actions, verbalizations, self confrontations and collective analysis) and health assessment (static postural assessment, movement flexibility of flexo extension of the shoulder and the ischiotibial muscle, lumbar region and hang grip...
2012: Work: a Journal of Prevention, Assessment, and Rehabilitation
T Greulich, S Müller, J Fechtel, C Nell, A Holland, J P Bach, B Tackenberg, H Schubert, K Kenn, C Vogelmeier, A R Koczulla
A 46-year-old patient was frequently seen with a medically treated Anti-Jo-1 syndrome. The patient had already been treated with azathioprine and oral corticosteroids on account of decreasing lung function, dyspnoea, fatigue, and beginning signs of myositis. Although high doses of steroids and azathioprine were administered, the muscleskeletal syndromes increased steadily. The patient used to be an active long-distance runner (20 km), but now was unable to perform that kind of physical exercise. It was decided to start a treatment with the GalileoTM training device for active muscle training of the lower extremities...
October 2011: Pneumologie
Nabil Frikha, Sonia Ouerghi, Mohamed Ali Mnif, Mhamed Sami Mebazaa, Mohamed Salah Ben Ammar
BACKGROUND: The prophylaxis of the thromboembolic disease in the severe head trauma remains a controversy. AIM: In this study, we are interested to the determination of under groups of patients for whom the advantages of the prophylaxis of the thromboembolic disease (TED) are higher than its disadvantages. METHODS: We proceeded to a retrospective study based on patient medical records ranging from March 2003 until March 2004, enrolling 56 consecutive patients...
August 2010: La Tunisie Médicale
Paola Piccioni, Paolo Scirpa, Ilenia D'Emilio, Federica Sora, Marilisa Scarciglia, Luca Laurenti, Silvia De Matteis, Simona Sica, Giuseppe Leone, Patrizia Chiusolo
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate HRT compliance and efficacy in the treatment of symptomatic ovarian failure in pre-menopausal women after stem cell transplantation (SCT) for malignancies. METHODS: Thirty-one females were selected and prospectively followed in a university bone marrow transplantation unit and gynecologic outpatient clinic in a university teaching hospital. The patients received regular gynecological examinations, hormonal assessment every 6 months including plasma levels of luteinizing hormone (LH), follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), 17-beta estradiol (E2), and transvaginal pelvic ultrasonography, mammography, and computerized bone mineralometry every 12 months...
December 10, 2004: Maturitas
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