4,110 results match your criteria Acta medica portuguesa[Journal]


[COVID-19 and The Invisible Damage: The Role of The Family Physician].

Authors:
Maria Gouveia

Acta Med Port 2020 May 27. Epub 2020 May 27.

Unidade de Saúde Familiar de São Julião. Agrupamento de Centros de Saúde de Lisboa Ocidental e Oeiras. Lisboa. Portugal.

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Diabetic Striatopathy.

Acta Med Port 2020 May 26. Epub 2020 May 26.

Department of Medicine. Faculty of Medicine. Chulalongkorn University. Bangkok. Excellent Center in Diabetes, Hormone and Metabolism. King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital. Thai Red Cross Society. Bangkok. Thailand.

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[COVID-19 And Urgent Surgeries: What Has Changed?]

Acta Med Port 2020 May 14. Epub 2020 May 14.

Serviço de Anestesiologia. Centro Hospitalar Universitário Lisboa Norte. Lisboa. Portugal.

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[Psychosis Associated with Herbal Products: Iatrogenic Delusional Disorder].

Acta Med Port 2019 Dec 23. Epub 2019 Dec 23.

Serviço de Psiquiatria. Clínica de Psiquiatria e Saúde Mental. Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de São João. Porto. Portugal.

Metabolic, toxic or structural brain changes may present as psychotic symptoms. Organic delusional disorders are characterized by the presence of delusional ideas with evidence of brain dysfunction. Iatrogenesis may be a cause of this dysfunction. Read More

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December 2019

Medicines for the Treatment Of COVID-19: Awaiting the Evidence.

Acta Med Port 2020 May 4. Epub 2020 May 4.

Chronic Diseases Research Centre (CEDOC,). NOVA Medical School. Faculdade de Ciências Médicas. Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. Lisboa. Portugal.

The novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 is the cause of Coronavirus Disease 2019, a new illness with no effective treatment or vaccine that has reached pandemic proportions. In this document, we analyze how health authorities and agencies around the world position themselves regarding the off-label use of repurposed drugs or new investigational drugs to treat Coronavirus Disease 2019. We review the most promising candidate medicines, including available evidence, clinical recommendations and current options for access. Read More

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[The Challenge of Treating Cancer Patients during the COVID19 Pandemic].

Acta Med Port 2020 May 23;33(5):354-355. Epub 2020 Mar 23.

Serviço de Oncologia Médica. Centro Hospitalar Universitário do Algarve. Faro. Portugal.

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Workplace Violence in Healthcare: Another Perspective.

Acta Med Port 2020 May 4;33(5):353-354. Epub 2020 May 4.

Unidade de Saúde Familiar St. André de Canidelo. Agrupamento de Centros de Saúde do Grande Porto VII. Vila Nova de Gaia. Portugal.

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[Strategies to Promote Better Sleep Interventions in the Primary Care].

Authors:
Marta Bernardo

Acta Med Port 2020 May 4;33(5):353. Epub 2020 May 4.

Unidade de Saúde Familiar Andreas. Mafra. Portugal.

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Letter to the Editor Regarding the Article: "Quality of Sleep among Portuguese Anaesthesiologists: A Cross-Sectional Study".

Acta Med Port 2020 May 4;33(5):352. Epub 2020 May 4.

Centro Hospitalar de Setúbal. Setúbal. Portugal.

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POCUS - Point-of-Care Ultrasound: Advanced Physical Examination.

Acta Med Port 2020 May 4;33(5):351. Epub 2020 May 4.

Centro de Investigação em Tecnologias e Serviços de Saúde (CINTESIS). Porto. Faculdade de Medicina. Universidade do Porto. Porto. Philips Portuguesa. Porto Salvo. Portugal.

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Terra Firma-Forme Dermatosis.

Acta Med Port 2020 May 4;33(5):350. Epub 2020 May 4.

Dermatology and Venereology Department. Hospital Garcia de Orta. Almada. Portugal.

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[Bouveret's Syndrome: A Case Report and a Brief Literature Review].

Acta Med Port 2020 May 4;33(5):347-349. Epub 2020 May 4.

Serviço de Cirurgia Geral. Unidade Local de Saúde de Matosinhos. Matosinhos. Departamento de Cirurgia Geral. Faculdade de Medicina. Universidade do Porto. Porto. Portugal.

Bouveret's syndrome is a rare cause of gastric outlet obstruction. We report a case of a 68-year-old woman admitted with upper digestive obstruction. A few months later, and after several diagnostic tests and clinical surveillance, a cholecystoduodenal fistula was suspected. Read More

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A Rare Case of Spontaneous Intrauterine Skull Fracture.

Acta Med Port 2020 May 4;33(5):344-346. Epub 2020 May 4.

Serviço de Ginecologia/Obstetrícia. Unidade Local de Saúde de Matosinhos. Hospital Pedro Hispano. Matosinhos. Portugal.

Skull fractures are rare in newborns and normally caused by maternal abdominal trauma or complicated deliveries. However, in rare cases, these fractures are found in neonates born after an uneventful pregnancy and delivery. We report a case of a primigravida who underwent cesarean delivery due to failure of descent and malpositioning of the fetal head. Read More

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[Cutaneous Toxicity of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors: A Narrative Review].

Acta Med Port 2020 May 4;33(5):335-343. Epub 2020 May 4.

Departamento de Dermatovenereologia. Centro Hospitalar Universitário de São João. Porto. Departamento de Dermatovenereologia. Faculdade de Medicina. Universidade do Porto. Porto. Portugal.

Introduction: Immune checkpoint inhibitors revolutionized anti-neoplastic treatment. Recently, the European Medicines Agency and the United States Food and Drug Administration approved inhibitors of various immune checkpoints, namely the cytotoxic T-lymphocyte-associated protein 4, programmed cell death protein 1 and its ligand. Despite the added benefits in the treatment of several neoplasms, immune checkpoint blockade may also be associated with multiple immune-related adverse events. Read More

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Minho Communication Assessment Scale: Development and Validation.

Acta Med Port 2020 May 4;33(5):326-334. Epub 2020 May 4.

Life and Health Sciences Research Institute. School of Medicine. Universidade do Minho. Braga. ICVS/3B's - PT Government Associate Laboratory. Braga/Guimarães. Clinical Academic Center-Braga. Braga. Portugal.

Introduction: Verbal and non-verbal communication skills are core competencies in medical practice and should be acquired and monitored in medical schools. However, their assessment poses a challenge. The aim of this study is to develop and assess the psychometric properties, validity and reliability of a communication assessment scale. Read More

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[Frequent Users of the Pediatric Emergency Department: To Know, To Intervene and To Evaluate - A Pilot Study].

Acta Med Port 2020 May 4;33(5):311-317. Epub 2020 May 4.

Serviço Social. Hospital Garcia de Orta. Almada. Portugal.

Introduction: Frequent users contribute to an excessive volume of admissions in the emergency department, impairing the quality of healthcare services. The aim of this study was to identify and characterize the population of frequent users of the pediatric emergency department, establish an individual plan of intervention and evaluate its efficacy.

Material And Methods: Intervention study including children and adolescents younger than 16 years, with more than 10 visits in a year to an emergency department of a secondary care hospital. Read More

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Analysis of the Breast Cancer Mortality Rate in Portugal Over a Decade: Spatiotemporal Clustering Analysis.

Acta Med Port 2020 May 4;33(5):305-310. Epub 2020 May 4.

Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública. Centro de Investigação em Saúde Pública. Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. Lisboa. Comprehensive Health Research Center. Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Lisboa. Portugal.

Introduction: Breast cancer is the first cause of cancer-related death in Portuguese women. This study aimed to characterize female breast cancer mortality in Portugal in the period between 2002 and 2013, with a special focus on spatiotemporal patterns.

Material And Methods: The breast cancer mortality rate was studied using descriptive analysis (unadjusted and age-adjusted), and spatiotemporal clustering analyses. Read More

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The Influence of the Genetic and Immunologic Context in the Development of Colorectal Adenoma: A Case Series Report.

Acta Med Port 2020 May 4;33(5):297-304. Epub 2020 May 4.

Medical Faculty. University of Porto. Porto. Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde. Universidade do Porto. Porto. Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology. Universidade do Porto. Porto. Department of Pathology. Medical Faculty. University of Porto. Porto. Portugal.

Introduction: Overcoming immunosurveillance is a major step in the progression of many types of tumors. Several immune escape strategies have been identified, including immunoediting and the establishment of an immune suppressive microenvironment. The aim of the present study was to determine whether the hereditary or sporadic context has any influence in the relationship between immune surveillance and tumor development, using sporadic and familial adenomatous polyposis related colorectal adenomas as a model. Read More

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[Ethics Committees in Portugal: Old and New Challenges].

Acta Med Port 2020 May 4;33(5):295-296. Epub 2020 May 4.

Comissão de Ética para a Saúde. Centro Hospitalar Universitário de São João e Faculdade de Medicina. Universidade do Porto. Porto. Serviço de Humanização. Centro Hospitalar Universitário de São João. Porto. Departamento de Ciências de Saúde Pública e Forenses e Educação Médica. Faculdade de Medicina. Universidade do Porto. Porto. Portugal.

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Will Virtual Teaching Continue After the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Acta Med Port 2020 Apr 28. Epub 2020 Apr 28.

Hospital Beatriz Ângelo. Loures. Portugal.

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[Letter to the Editor: The Role of Medical Students in the COVID-19 Pandemic in Portugal].

Acta Med Port 2020 Apr 27. Epub 2020 Apr 27.

NOVA Medical School. Faculdade de Ciências Médicas. Lisboa. Portugal.

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Cesarean Section in a Pregnant Woman with COVID-19: First Case in Portugal.

Acta Med Port 2020 Apr 20. Epub 2020 Apr 20.

Department of Obstetrics. Centro Hospitalar Universitário de São João. Porto. Portugal.

We report the first cesarean delivery in a woman with COVID-19 in a level III hospital in Portugal. It refers to a healthy woman with a term pregnancy that tested positive for COVID-19 on the day of labor induction. Given a Bishop score < 4 and the prior history of a cesarean section, the team decided to perform a surgical delivery. Read More

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Excess Mortality Estimation During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Preliminary Data from Portugal.

Acta Med Port 2020 Apr 27. Epub 2020 Apr 27.

Institute of Preventive Medicine and Public Health. Faculty of Medicine. University of Lisbon. Lisbon. Institute for Evidence Based Health. Faculty of Medicine. University of Lisbon. Lisbon. Cochrane Portugal. Lisbon. Portugal.

Introduction: Portugal is experiencing the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic since March 2020. All-causes mortality in Portugal increased during March and April 2020 compared to previous years, but this increase is not explained by COVID-19 reported deaths. The aim of this study was to analyze and consider other criteria for estimating excessive all-cause mortality during the early COVID-19 pandemic period. Read More

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From Viral City to Smart City: Learning from Pandemic Experiences.

Acta Med Port 2020 Apr 13. Epub 2020 Apr 13.

Professor Catedrático jubilado. Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública. Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. Lisboa. Portugal.

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[COVID-19 and the Invisible Damage].

Acta Med Port 2020 May 13;33(5):293-294. Epub 2020 Apr 13.

Serviço de Pneumologia. Centro Hospitalar de Vila Nova de Gaia / Espinho. Vila Nova de Gaia. Instituto de Saúde Pública. Universidade do Porto. Porto. Portugal.

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[The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Mental Health].

Authors:
Pedro Afonso

Acta Med Port 2020 May 8;33(5):356-357. Epub 2020 Apr 8.

Clínica Universitária de Psiquiatria e Psicologia Médica. Faculdade de Medicina. Universidade de Lisboa. Lisboa. Portugal.

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[Peritoneal Dialysis in the Current Pandemic Crisis: An Opportunity for Reflection].

Acta Med Port 2020 May 9;33(5):357-358. Epub 2020 Apr 9.

Serviço de Nefrologia. Centro Hospitalar e Universitário do Algarve. Faro. Universidade do Algarve; Departamento de Ciências Biomédicas e Medicina. Faro. Portugal.

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[A 24-Hour Sepsis Case: From FALHAR to LHAFAR].

Acta Med Port 2020 May 30;33(5):355-356. Epub 2020 Mar 30.

Departamento do Tórax. Centro Hospitalar Universitário Lisboa Norte. Lisboa. Portugal.

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Marontology: Comorbidities of Homeless People Living with Schizophrenia.

Acta Med Port 2020 Apr 1;33(4):292. Epub 2020 Apr 1.

Hospital Júlio de Matos. Centro Hospitalar Psiquiátrico de Lisboa. Lisboa. Portugal.

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[Reply to a Comment by Prof. Henrique Carmona da Mota About the Article Published in Acta Med Port 2019 Sep;32(9):565-567].

Authors:
José Ponte

Acta Med Port 2020 Apr 1;33(4):291. Epub 2020 Apr 1.

Professor Emérito. Universidade do Algarve. Faro. Portugal.

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[OSCE: The Risk of a Fragmented Medical History].

Acta Med Port 2020 Apr 1;33(4):290-291. Epub 2020 Apr 1.

Professor Aposentado. Faculdade de Medicina. Universidade de Coimbra. Coimbra. Portugal.

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Non-Monetary Costs of Informal Caregiving in Dementia: The Caregiving Burden.

Acta Med Port 2020 Apr 1;33(4):289. Epub 2020 Apr 1.

Comprehensive Health Research Centre. Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. Lisboa. NOVA Medical School. Faculdade de Ciências Médicas. Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. Lisboa. Portugal.

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[Nevus Sebaceous of Jadassohn in the Newborn].

Acta Med Port 2020 Apr 1;33(4):288. Epub 2020 Apr 1.

Serviço de Neonatologia. Hospital Pedro Hispano. Porto. Portugal.

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[A Potentially Fatal Aphrodisiac: Cantharidin Poisoning].

Acta Med Port 2020 Apr 1;33(4):284-287. Epub 2020 Apr 1.

Serviço de Medicina Interna. Hospital Fernando Fonseca. Amadora. Portugal.

Cantharidin is a toxin extracted from coleoptera beetles, commonly known as 'Spanish fly'. Traditionally it was used as an aphrodisiac, a vesicant or as an abortifacient. Intoxication by this substance has been widely reported, generally associated with gastrointestinal complications, such as digestive hemorrhage, and genitourinary disorders, such as hematuria and acute kidney injury. Read More

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Cutaneous Endometriosis: A Differential Diagnosis of Umbilical Nodule.

Acta Med Port 2020 Apr 1;33(4):282-284. Epub 2020 Apr 1.

Department of Dermatology. Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra. Coimbra. Department of Dermatology. Faculty of Medicine. University of Coimbra. Coimbra. Portugal.

Endometriosis is a chronic disorder characterized by the presence of ectopic functional endometrial tissue outside the uterine cavity and which affects about 10% of all women of reproductive age. Cutaneous endometriosis, usually localized in the abdominal wall, is a rare entity. We report the case of a nulliparous woman with an acute painful umbilical nodule that slowly increased in size during the days prior to observation. Read More

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[Cutaneous Manifestations in Mastocytosis: Update].

Acta Med Port 2020 Apr 1;33(4):275-281. Epub 2020 Apr 1.

Serviço de Dermatologia. Hospital de Santo António. Centro Hospitalar e Universitário do Porto. Porto. Unidade de Investigação em Dermatologia. Hospital de Santo António. Centro Hospitalar e Universitário do Porto. Porto. Portugal.

Introduction: Mastocytosis is characterized by the clonal expansion of morphological and immunophenotypically abnormal mast cells in different organs. The skin is the most frequently affected tissue. Virtually all children and more than 80% of adult patients with mastocytosis show cutaneous lesions. Read More

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[Asthma Management and Control in Portuguese Speaking Countries].

Acta Med Port 2020 Apr 1;33(4):269-274. Epub 2020 Apr 1.

Departamento da Qualidade na Saúde. Direção-Geral da Saúde. Lisboa. Portugal.

Introduction: Asthma affects more than 339 million people worldwide. In the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries, in 2016, its prevalence ranged from 9.5% (Portugal) to 3. Read More

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Translation, Cultural Adaptation and Validation of the Current Opioid Misuse Measure for European Portuguese.

Acta Med Port 2020 Apr 1;33(4):261-268. Epub 2020 Apr 1.

Faculty of Medicine. University of Porto. Porto. Department of Anesthesiology. Centro Hospitalar São João. Porto. Portugal.

Introduction: Current practice guidelines recommend using Current Opioid Misuse Measure to screen aberrant opioid-related behaviors in chronic pain patients. Our aims were to translate, adapt and validate it to be used in Portuguese chronic pain patients.

Material And Methods: Translation and cultural adaptation process followed guidelines and a model of principles for good practice. Read More

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[A Survey Study Assessing Opinions, Knowledge and Training Needs of Physicians Concerning the Field of Transgenic Foods].

Acta Med Port 2020 Apr 1;33(4):252-260. Epub 2020 Apr 1.

Centro de Biotecnologia e Química Fina, Laboratório Associado. Escola Superior de Biotecnologia. Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Porto. Portugal.

Introduction: Transgenic (genetically modified) foods are being grown, sold and eaten in Portugal. As such it is important that physicians stay up to date on any negative health consequences of such foods. This study aimed to identify their opinion, knowledge and training needs regarding transgenic foods. Read More

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Nutrition Education in Portuguese Medical Students: Impact on the Attitudes and Knowledge.

Acta Med Port 2020 Apr 1;33(4):246-251. Epub 2020 Apr 1.

Nutrition and Metabolism. NOVA Medical School. Faculdade de Ciências Médicas. Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. Lisboa. Center for Health Technology and Services Research. Porto.

Introduction: Nutrition has been underrepresented in the curriculum of many medical schools and therefore physicians do not feel adequately prepared to provide dietary counselling. The aim of the present study is to determine the impact of a Nutrition and Metabolism curricular unit on nutrition attitudes, knowledge and confidence on future clinical practice of medical students.

Material And Methods: All the students enrolled in the curricular unit (2017/2018) were invited to complete a questionnaire assessing their nutritional knowledge and eating habits at the beginning and at the end of the semester (n = 310). Read More

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Consumption of Alcohol and Drugs in the School Population of Sao Tome and Principe.

Acta Med Port 2020 Apr 1;33(4):237-245. Epub 2020 Apr 1.

Medicina Preventiva. Instituto de Medicina Preventiva e Saúde Pública. Faculdade de Medicina. Universidade de Lisboa. Lisboa. Portugal.

Introduction: In Sao Tome and Principe there are no studies on alcohol and drug use among students, who could be potential allies in preventive interventions. The objectives of the present study are 1) to determine the frequency of alcohol and drug consumption in the school population, and 2) to identify the main characteristics associated with this behaviour.

Material And Methods: We applied a biographical, demographic and socioeconomic questionnaire on the use of licit and illicit substances to a sample of 2064 students. Read More

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[Prevention Harmful Consumption of Alcohol and Drugs in Sao Tome and Principe Through Public Health Communication: The Scientific Protocol].

Acta Med Port 2020 Apr 1;33(4):229-236. Epub 2020 Apr 1.

Unidade Multidisciplinar de Investigação Biomédica. Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar. Universidade do Porto. Porto. Portugal.

Introduction: Sao Tome and Principe is an African low-and-middle-income country, where extreme poverty causes major health inequalities. No systematic research has been done on the consumption of alcohol and drugs in Sao Tome and Principe, and only overall statistics are available based on the importation of alcoholic drinks and their distribution among the population. There are also no studies on consumption of alcohol and illicit substances in children and youth and no preventive measures being undertaken. Read More

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[From Tuberculosis to COVID-19: Legal and Constitutional Framework Regarding Compulsory Isolation/Treatment due to Contagious Diseases in Portugal].

Acta Med Port 2020 Apr 1;33(4):225-228. Epub 2020 Apr 1.

Centro de Investigação em Saúde Pública. Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública. Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. Lisboa. Portugal.

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[The New General Data Protection Regulation and Its Implications Regarding Clinical Information Requests to Healthcare Professionals].

Acta Med Port 2020 Apr 1;33(4):221-224. Epub 2020 Apr 1.

Hospital Júlio de Matos. Centro Hospitalar Psiquiátrico de Lisboa. Lisboa. Portugal.

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[Road Safety is No Accident: Challenges Facing the Healthcare Sector].

Acta Med Port 2020 Apr 1;33(4):219-220. Epub 2020 Apr 1.

Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters. Institute of Health and Society. University of Louvain. Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve. Bélgica.

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["Routine" Laboratory Test Requests in Family Medicine: A Cross-Sectional Study Based on Clinical Practice in Portugal].

Acta Med Port 2019 Nov 22. Epub 2019 Nov 22.

Unidade de Saúde Familiar Santa Maria. Agrupamentos de Centros de Saúde Médio Tejo. Administração Regional de Saúde de Lisboa e Vale do Tejo. Tomar. Portugal.

Introduction: In Portugal, patients still believe they should perform a periodic check-up. The present study was designed to study the prescription pattern of "routine" laboratory tests in the Family practice in Portugal.

Material And Methods: We performed a cross-sectional study in the Portuguese primary healthcare setting. Read More

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November 2019

[Management of Psoriasis by Family Physicians: Referral Algorithm and Shared Management with Dermatology].

Acta Med Port 2020 Jan 6. Epub 2020 Jan 6.

Serviços de Saúde Ocupacional. Continental Mabor. Lousado. Portugal.

Introduction: The implementation of models capable of improving referral quality, limiting the growth of waiting lists in hospitals, and ensuring the best possible treatment and follow-up of the psoriatic patient is of the utmost importance.

Material And Methods: A panel of Family Physicians and Dermatologists discussed and created a simple and effective algorithm of referral for patients with psoriasis.

Results: The proposed algorithm starts when the Family Physician suspects of psoriasis. Read More

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January 2020

Uterine Compression Sutures in Controlling Postpartum Haemorrhage: A Narrative Review.

Acta Med Port 2019 Oct 7. Epub 2019 Oct 7.

Departamento da Mulher e da Medicina Reprodutiva. Centro Materno Infantil do Norte. Centro Hospitalar Universitário do Porto. Porto. Unidade de Investigação e Formação. Centro Materno Infantil do Norte. Centro Hospitalar Universitário do Porto. Porto. Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde. Universidade do Porto. Porto. Portugal.

Introduction: Postpartum haemorrhage is still the main cause of maternal morbidity and mortality. Many treatments are available, but they may threaten fertility potential. As a uterine sparing procedure, we aimed to review uterine compression sutures in order to better understand when they should represent an appropriate option. Read More

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October 2019