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Erratum to "Letter to the Editor about the Article: "Still Regarding Anxiety, Depression and Academic Performance: A Study Amongst Portuguese Medical Students Versus Non-Medical Students", by João Moreira de Sousa, Cátia A. Moreira, Diogo Telles-Correia. Acta Med Port. 2018;31:454-62. ".

Acta Med Port 2018 11;31(11):702

Hospital Júlio de Matos. Centro Hospitalar Psiquiátrico de Lisboa. Lisboa; Clínica de Psiquiatria e Psicologia Médica. Faculdade de Medicina. Universidade de Lisboa. Lisboa. Portugal.

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November 2018
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[Letter to the Editor: Choosing Wisely Portugal].

Acta Med Port 2018 Nov 30;31(11):700-701. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Serviço de Radiologia. Hospital de Vila Franca de Xira. Vila Franca de Xira. Portugal.

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November 2018
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[The New Medical Licensing Examination in Portugal: It Is Just the Beginning but We Are on The Right Path].

Acta Med Port 2018 Nov 30;31(11):699-700. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Editor-chefe. Acta Médica Portuguesa. Lisboa. Editor Associado. BMJ e BMJ Open. Londres. Reino Unido. Portugal.

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November 2018
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Letter to the Editor: The Opioid Prescribing Scenario in Portugal from a Primary Care Perspective.

Acta Med Port 2018 Nov 30;31(11):698-699. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

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

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November 2018
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Letter to The Editor: Access to Opioids, A Global Challenge - Impressions of The Brazilian Scenario.

Authors:
Carolina Neiva

Acta Med Port 2018 Nov 30;31(11):698. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Serviço de Cuidados Paliativos. Instituto de Assistência ao Servidor Público Estadual. São Paulo. Brazil.

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November 2018
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African Kaposi's Sarcoma.

Acta Med Port 2018 Nov 30;31(11):697. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Department of Dermatology. Santa Maria University Hospital. Lisbon. Institute for Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Universidade NOVA. Lisbon. Faculdade de Medicina. Universidade de Lisboa. Lisboa. Portugal.

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November 2018
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Aggressive Angiomyxoma: A Rare Tumor of Male Pelvic Cavity.

Acta Med Port 2018 Nov 30;31(11):693-696. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Department of General Surgery. Ankara University School of Medicine. Ankara. Turkey.

Aggressive angiomyxoma is an uncommon, benign, slow-growing, and locally infiltrative soft tissue neoplasm which is located primarily in the genital region and pelviperineal interstitial tissue of female patient in the fourth decade of life. Its occurrence in male patients is even more unusual and commonly appears at a later age. The mainstay of treatment typically involves surgical excision with tumor-free margins, and despite complete resection, local recurrences are common. Read More

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November 2018
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[Foodbourne Botulism: A Forgotten Disease].

Acta Med Port 2018 Nov 30;31(11):691-693. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Serviço de Medicina Interna. Hospital Sousa Martins. Guarda. Portugal.

Botulism is a serious illness caused by exposure to botulinum toxin. It is manifested by flaccid, paralysis, symmetric and in descending pattern affecting cranial and peripheral nerves. Given the frequent need for invasive mechanical ventilation, these patients should be approached in an intensive care setting. Read More

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November 2018
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[The Role of Testosterone in The Improvement of Sexual Desire in Postmenopausal Women: An Evidence-Based Clinical Review].

Acta Med Port 2018 Nov 30;31(11):680-690. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

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

Introduction: Female sexual dysfunction is a common problem, affecting more than 1/3 of women during their lives. The aim of this review is to review the evidence for the effectiveness of testosterone in sexual dysfunction in postmenopausal women, particularly in the improvement of sexual desire.

Material And Methods: The authors searched in international databases National Guidelines Clearinghouse, Guidelines Finder, Cochrane Library and MEDLINE/PubMed, for guidelines, systematic reviews, meta-analysis and randomized controlled trials, published between January 2005 and February 2017, using the MeSH terms 'testosterone', 'androgens', 'libido', 'sexual dysfunctions' and 'menopause'. Read More

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November 2018
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[Evaluation of The Medical Board Exam in Portugal].

Acta Med Port 2018 Nov 30;31(11):670-679. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Faculdade de Medicina. Universidade de Coimbra. Coimbra. Serviço de Otorrinolaringologia. Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra. Coimbra. Coimbra Institute for Clinical and Biomedical Research (iCBR). Coimbra. Portugal.

Introduction: There is a high heterogeneity in the structure of postgraduate medical training evaluation worldwide. However, in contrast to other countries, there have been no scientific studies of the final medical board examination, in Portugal. The present study aimed to evaluate the adequacy of the medical board examination including its validity as measured by its association with medical school grade average and national seriation examination. Read More

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November 2018
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Molecular Staging of Patients with Colon Cancer. The C-Closer-II Study: A Multicentre Study in Portugal.

Acta Med Port 2018 Nov 30;31(11):661-669. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Serviço de Cirurgia Geral. Hospital Garcia de Orta. Almada. Portugal.

Introduction: Approximately 20% - 30% of histological lymph node-negative patients with colorectal cancer relapse at five years after surgical treatment. This recurrence is likely due to occult nodal disease undetected by standard histopathological practice which has implications in terms of the clinical management of patients.

Material And Methods: Lymph nodes were collected from colectomy specimens. Read More

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November 2018
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Supportive Care Network: Evaluation of Its Impact on the Performance of a Urology Department.

Acta Med Port 2018 Nov 30;31(11):656-660. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Urology and Renal Transplantation Department. Coimbra University Hospital Center. Coimbra. Portugal.

Introduction: Hospitals are dealing with patients who may have clinical discharge but cannot return to their home due to non-medical issues.

Material And Methods: Cross-sectional analysis of all the cases referred to the Integrated Care Network during the year 2016. Evaluation of waiting times, typology, reason for referral and clinical parameters. Read More

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November 2018
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[Morbidity in Prematurity Associated with Fetal Growth Restriction: Experience of a Tertiary Care Center].

Acta Med Port 2018 Nov 30;31(11):648-655. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Serviço de Neonatologia. Departamento de Pediatria. Hospital Universitário de Santa Maria. Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte. Lisboa. Clínica Universitária de Pediatria. Faculdade de Medicina. Universidade de Lisboa. Lisboa. Portugal.

Introduction: Prematurity and low birth weight have been associated with increased neonatal morbidity and mortality. This study aimed to evaluate possible risk factors for prematurity associated with fetal growth restriction and being small for gestational age and to determine the incidence of morbidity in these two groups of infants.

Material And Methods: Retrospective case-control study of newborns with gestational age of less than 32 weeks, with obstetric diagnosis of fetal growth restriction and with the clinical diagnosis of small for gestational age, admitted to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of a tertiary hospital for a period of six years. Read More

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November 2018
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Histological Subtypes and Clinical Behavior Evaluation of Salivary Gland Tumors.

Acta Med Port 2018 Nov 30;31(11):641-647. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Department of Pathology. Centro Hospitalar São João. Porto. Unit of Pathology and Oncology. Department of Pathology. Faculdade de Medicina. Universidade do Porto. Porto. Portugal.

Introduction: Salivary gland tumors include a wide spectrum of histological subtypes and clinical behavior, which we aim to evaluate.

Material And Methods: We performed a retrospective study of all salivary gland tumors diagnosed and treated at the Centro Hospitalar São João, Porto, between 2005 and 2015. Histological re- evaluation was performed in all cases and patient files were reviewed and both clinical and follow-up data were collected. Read More

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November 2018
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[Problematic Eating Behaviors after Bariatric Surgery: A National Study with a Portuguese Sample].

Acta Med Port 2018 Nov 30;31(11):633-640. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Centro de Investigação em Psicologia. Escola de Psicologia. Universidade do Minho. Braga. Portugal.

Introduction: Bariatric surgery is the most effective method for the treatment of morbid obesity. However, the development of eating psychopathology and the emergence of problematic eating behaviours have been reported in the literature. The aim of this crosssectional study was to characterize the post-bariatric population in terms of the frequency of problematic eating behaviours over time and to understand the related psychological features. Read More

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November 2018
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[Chronic Pain After Outpatient Inguinal Hernioplasty: Retrospective Cohort Study].

Acta Med Port 2018 Nov 30;31(11):624-632. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Unidade da Dor. Serviço de Anestesiologia. Hospital de Santo António. Centro Hospitalar do Porto. Porto. Portugal.

Introduction: Chronic postoperative pain is the most frequent late complication of inguinal hernia repair surgery. The aim of this study is to evaluate the incidence of chronic post-hernioplasty pain in outpatient care at Centro Hospitalar do Porto, describe it, analyse its relation with other variables defined in the literature and study its functional interference.

Material And Methods: We performed a retrospective cohort study between February and May 2016, using a structured telephone interview composed of questions from the authors and sections of published questionnaires, two of which are validated for the Portuguese language and culture. Read More

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November 2018
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Reasons for Declining Venom Immunotherapy.

Acta Med Port 2018 Nov 30;31(11):618-623. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Serviço de Imunoalergologia. Centro Hospitalar de São João. Porto. Portugal.

Introduction: Hymenoptera venom allergy is associated with significant morbidity and deterioration in health-related quality of life, and risk of fatal systemic reactions. Although venom immunotherapy is safe and the only effective treatment in allergic individuals, some patients prefer not to pursue this treatment. Since 2011, when the 50% reimbursement was stopped, patients must fully support the cost of immunotherapy. Read More

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November 2018
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The Added Value of a Vasculitis Clinic in a Tertiary Referral Hospital.

Acta Med Port 2018 Nov 30;31(11):614-617. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Rheumatology Department. Hospital de Santa Maria. Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte. Lisbon Academic Medical Centre. Lisbon. Portugal.

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November 2018
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What Do You Do With a Doctor that Does Not Make It into Specialist Training?

Acta Med Port 2018 Nov 30;31(11):612-613. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Family Medicine. University of Toronto. Toronto. Canada.

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November 2018
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Is There a Surplus of Non-Specialist Physicians in Portugal or Just Poor Human Resources Planning?

Acta Med Port 2018 Nov 30;31(11):609-611. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Acta Médica Portuguesa. Lisboa. Department of Otorhinolaryngology. Coimbra University Hospitals. Coimbra. Faculty of Medicine. University of Coimbra. Coimbra. Portugal.

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November 2018
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Letter to the Editor about the Article: "Still Regarding Anxiety, Depression and Academic Performance: A Study Amongst Portuguese Medical Students Versus Non-Medical Students", by João Moreira de Sousa, Cátia A. Moreira, Diogo Telles-Correia. Acta Med Port. 2018;31:454-62.

Acta Med Port 2018 Oct 31;31(10):607-608. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

Hospital Júlio de Matos. Centro Hospitalar Psiquiátrico de Lisboa. Lisboa; Clínica de Psiquiatria e Psicologia Médica. Faculdade de Medicina. Universidade de Lisboa. Lisboa. Portugal.

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October 2018
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[Statistically Significant].

Authors:
Andre Cerejeira

Acta Med Port 2018 Oct 31;31(10):606-607. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

Departamento de Dermatologia. Centro Hospitalar São João. Porto. Portugal.

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October 2018

How to Choose the Best Evidence?

Authors:
Pedro Escada

Acta Med Port 2018 Oct 31;31(10):606. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

Editor-Chefe Adjunto. Acta Médica Portuguesa. Lisboa; Departamento de Otorrinolaringologia. Nova Medical School. Lisboa. Portugal.

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October 2018

Consensus Protocol for the Treatment of Super-Refractory Status Epilepticus.

Acta Med Port 2018 Oct 31;31(10):598-605. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

Serviço de Medicina Intensiva. Hospital de Santa Maria. Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte. Lisboa. Portugal.

Introduction: Super-refractory status epilepticus is defined as status epilepticus that persists or recurs 24 hours after anaesthetic therapy onset or after its withdrawal. It is mostly found in intensive care units and carries high mortality but good long-term prognosis for those who survive. In contrast with the initial phases of status epilepticus, treatment lacks strong scientific evidence and is mostly derived from case reports or small case series. Read More

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October 2018
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Symptomatic Solitary Gastric Diverticulum: A Rare Endoscopic Finding.

Acta Med Port 2018 Oct 31;31(10):597. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

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

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October 2018
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Visceral Leishmaniasis Associated with Macrophage Activation Syndrome and Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage in a Lupus Patient.

Acta Med Port 2018 Oct 31;31(10):593-596. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

Serviço de Medicina Interna. Centro Hospitalar de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro. Vila Real. Portugal.

Systemic lupus erythematosus is a heterogeneous and unpredictable autoimmune disease which can be complicated to approach and treat. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis and diffuse alveolar hemorrhage are rare disease complications. The authors describe a clinical case of a 32-year-old woman with lupus and fever of unknown origin. Read More

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October 2018
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Pulmonary Tuberculosis Reactivation: Triggered by the Descent in Altitude?

Acta Med Port 2018 Oct 31;31(10):589-592. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

Serviço de Pneumologia. Hospital de Egas Moniz. Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Ocidental. Lisboa. Portugal.

High altitudes are linked to decreased rates of pulmonary tuberculosis infection, disease and mortality. However, its relevance as a trigger for pulmonary tuberculosis reactivation in immunocompetent patients is not documented. A 28-year-old healthy Nepalese female was admitted in the emergency department with sudden left pleuritic back pain with shortness of breath, two weeks after arriving in Lisbon, having arrived from Kathmandu and undergone a change in altitude of 1400 metres. Read More

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October 2018
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Overview of Drug Allergy: From Immunogenetic Basis to Practice.

Acta Med Port 2018 Oct 31;31(10):581-588. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

Allergy and Clinical Immunology Department. Centro Hospitalar São João. Porto. Portugal.

Drug therapy is often a balance between the beneficial and harmful effects of drugs. Drug allergic reactions are adverse reactions mediated by immunological mechanisms and usually not related to the pharmacological actions of the drug. They can be classified based either on the clinical presentation or the underlying immunological mechanism. Read More

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October 2018

[Ozone Therapy in Knee Osteoarthritis: A Systematic Review].

Acta Med Port 2018 Oct 31;31(10):576-580. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

Serviço de Reumatologia. Hospital de Egas Moniz. Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Ocidental. Lisboa; CEDOC. NOVA Medical School/Faculdade de Ciências Médicas. Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Lisboa. Portugal.

Introduction: The aim of this study was to conduct a systematic review in order to examine the effectiveness of ozone therapy on knee osteoarthritis. The objectives were to evaluate the effect over time of ozone therapy in terms of knee pain, functional improvement and radiographic progression.

Material And Methods: A search was carried out on PubMed, Embase, Cochrane Library, Scopus and Web of Science databases to identify randomized and controlled studies focusing on this association. Read More

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October 2018
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[Rethinking Sciatica In View of a Bilateral Anatomical Variation of the Sciatic Nerve, with Low Origin and High Division: Historical, Anatomical and Clinical Approach].

Acta Med Port 2018 Oct 31;31(10):568-575. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

Associação Anatómica Portuguesa. Lisboa. Portugal.

Introduction: The aim of the present study is to report an original, unusual, case of bilateral anatomical variation of the sciatic nerve, with low origin and high division.

Material And Methods: Anatomical dissection was performed on a 66 year-old female cadaver. The corpse was embalmed and conserved through our original embalming techniques. Read More

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October 2018
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[Epidemiological Trends of Proximal Femoral Fractures in the Elderly Population in Portugal].

Acta Med Port 2018 Oct 31;31(10):562-567. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

Serviço de Ortopedia e Traumatologia. Centro Hospitalar de São João. Porto. Portugal.

Introduction: Proximal femoral fractures are an important public health problem in industrialized societies. There are few studies that evaluate the incidence of this type of fracture in Portugal. The aim of this study was to analyze and interpret epidemiological trends of proximal femoral fractures in the elderly population in Portugal between 2005 and 2013. Read More

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October 2018
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Validation of the Portuguese Version of the Postoperative Quality Recovery Scale (PostopQRS).

Acta Med Port 2018 Oct 31;31(10):551-560. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

Department of Surgery. The University of Melbourne. Melbourne. Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management. The Royal Melbourne Hospital. Carlton. Australia.

Introduction: The Postoperative Quality Recovery Scale is a brief instrument of six domains designed to assess quality of recovery from early to long term after surgery. This study aims to validate the Portuguese version of the Postoperative Quality Recovery Scale.

Material And Methods: In this observational study 101 adult patients undergoing elective surgery completed the Postoperative Quality Recovery Scale at 15 minutes and 40 minutes, one and three days after surgery. Read More

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October 2018

[Genetic Polymorphisms Associated with the Onset of Arterial Hypertension in a Portuguese Population].

Acta Med Port 2018 Oct 31;31(10):542-550. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

Unidade de Investigação. Hospital Doutor Nélio Mendonça. Funchal. Portugal.

Introduction: Arterial hypertension is a complex, multifactorial disease, controlled by genetic and environmental factors.

Objective: Evaluate the genetic susceptibility for developing arterial hypertension and its association with the traditional risk factors in the outbreak of this pathology.

Material And Methods: Case-control study with 1712 individuals, mean age of 51. Read More

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October 2018
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Development and Evaluation of a Global Burnout Index Derived from the Use of the Copenhagen Burnout Inventory in Portuguese Physicians.

Acta Med Port 2018 Oct 31;31(10):534-541. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

Department of Biostatistics. University of Coimbra. Coimbra. Portugal.

Introduction: The Copenhagen Burnout Inventory was developed to overcome what some authors have proposed as potential limitations of existing burnout measures. Specifically, the Copenhagen Burnout Inventory measures the main component of burnout (i.e. Read More

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October 2018
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[Reasons for Perfectionism and Intolerance to Frustration in Medicine Students of University of Coimbra].

Acta Med Port 2018 Oct 31;31(10):527-533. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

Clínica Universitária de Medicina Geral e Familiar. Faculdade de Medicina. Universidade de Coimbra. Coimbra. Portugal.

Introduction: Perfectionism and intolerance to frustration are the main factors of vulnerability to psychological stress observed in students of the Integrated Master Degree in Medicine of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, a study claims. We aimed to ascertain their reasons, seeking for their prevention.

Material And Methods: An observational triangulation study was performed, collecting the main reasons according to the opinion of a students focus-group, organized in a questionnaire completed with epidemiologic data, applied online to all students of the Integrated Master Degree in Medicine of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra. Read More

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October 2018

The Crisis in Scientific Publishing: A Holistic Perspective About Background Issues Associated with Predatory Publishing.

Acta Med Port 2018 Oct 31;31(10):524-526. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

Núcleo de Biblioteca e Informação. Faculdade de Medicina. Universidade de Lisboa. Lisboa. Portugal.

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October 2018
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[Choosing Wisely Portugal - Wise Health Decisions].

Acta Med Port 2018 Oct 31;31(10):521-523. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

Ordem dos Médicos. Lisboa. Serviço de Urologia. Centro Hospitalar de São João. Porto. Portugal.

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October 2018
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[Reply to the Letter Regarding the Article: "Oral Health - Factors of Non-Adherence to Dental Vouchers: A Case- Control Study" by Rita Filipe and Pedro Aguiar].

Acta Med Port 2018 Sep 28;31(9):518-519. Epub 2018 Sep 28.

Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública. Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Lisboa. Portugal.

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September 2018

[Letter to the Editor Regarding the Article: "Oral Health - Factors of Non-Adherence to Dental Vouchers: A Case- Control Study" by Rita Filipe and Pedro Aguiar. Acta Med Port 2018 Jun;31(6):303-311.]

Authors:
Filipe Prazeres

Acta Med Port 2018 Sep 28;31(9):517-518. Epub 2018 Sep 28.

Unidade de Saúde Familiar Beira Ria. Gafanha da Nazaré; Faculdade de Ciências da Saúde. Universidade da Beira Interior. Covilhã, Portugal.

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September 2018
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Letter to the Editor: Still Regarding Causes of Death in an Acute Psychiatric Inpatient Unit of a Portuguese General Hospital.

Acta Med Port 2018 Jul 28;31(9):517. Epub 2018 Sep 28.

Médico Assistente Hospitalar de Psiquiatria no Hospital Júlio de Matos, Centro Hospitalar Psiquiátrico de Lisboa; Assistente Convidado de Psiquiatria da Clínica Universitária de Psiquiatria e Psicologia Médica da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal.

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[The Role of Microbiome in Fibromyalgia... A New Therapeutic Target].

Acta Med Port 2018 Sep 28;31(9):516. Epub 2018 Sep 28.

Serviço de Anestesiologia. Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central. Lisboa, Portugal.

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September 2018
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Marjolin's Ulcer with Axillary Lymph Node Metastasis.

Acta Med Port 2018 Sep 28;31(9):515. Epub 2018 Sep 28.

Surgery Department. Hospital Central de Maputo. Maputo. Mozambique.

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September 2018

Severe Postpartum Coagulopathy Without Haemorrhage: A Case Report.

Acta Med Port 2018 Sep 28;31(9):511-514. Epub 2018 Sep 28.

Department of Anaesthesiology, Hospital de Santa Maria. Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte, Portugal.

Postpartum haemorrhage is an important health issue worldwide, and it can be caused by uterine atony, retained placental tissue, trauma or coagulation disorders. Although coagulopathy represents a rare cause, it is a significant contributor to postpartum haemorrhage with poor outcomes. Associated with high morbidity and mortality rates, postpartum haemorrhage demands prevention, prompt diagnosis and effective management. Read More

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September 2018
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[Late Neuroborreliosis in an Erasmus Programme Student].

Acta Med Port 2018 Sep 28;31(9):509-511. Epub 2018 Sep 28.

Serviço de Doenças Infecciosas. Centro Hospitalar do Porto, EPE. Porto, Portugal.

Lyme disease is an endemic zoonosis, the most prevalent tick-transmitted infection in temperate areas of Europe, North America and Asia. It is a multisystemic disease with cutaneous, musculoskeletal, neurologic and cardiac manifestations, according to the stage of the disease. We describe a case of late neuroborreliosis in an Erasmus programme student living in Porto. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.20344/amp.9938DOI Listing
September 2018
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[Skin Diseases in Africans].

Acta Med Port 2018 Jun 28;31(9):501-508. Epub 2018 Sep 28.

Clínica Universitária de Dermatologia de Lisboa, Hospital de Santa Maria, CHLN, Portugal; Unidade de Investigação em Dermatologia. Instituto de Medicina Molecular. Faculdade de Medicina. Universidade de Lisboa. Lisboa. Portugal; Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical. Lisboa. Portugal.

Nowadays, due to the increasingly frequent migratory circuits in Europe and the increment of the migrant population in Portugal, mainly in the Lisbon metropolitan area, it is more and more common to find several dermatological conditions and disorders in Africans seen in our health care system. There are few studies on dermatoses in these populations. It is important to know the biologic and physiologic differences of black skin in order to understand both the pathophysiology and manifestations of dermatoses. Read More

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Biosimilar Agents for Psoriasis Treatment: The Perspective of Portuguese Patients.

Acta Med Port 2018 Sep 28;31(9):496-500. Epub 2018 Sep 28.

Serviço de Dermatologia: Centro Hospitalar do Porto. Porto. Portugal; Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar. Universidade do Porto. Porto. Portugal.

Introduction: Biosimilars are highly similar copies of previously approved original biologic medicines. Their introduction on the market may yield cost reduction. The aim of this study was to evaluate the perspectives of psoriasis patients on biosimilar medications. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.20344/amp.10127DOI Listing
September 2018
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[Venous Thromboembolism in Pediatric Age: A 15 Year Retrospective Review].

Acta Med Port 2018 Sep 28;31(9):489-495. Epub 2018 Sep 28.

Serviço de Pediatria. Centro Hospitalar Tondela-Viseu. Viseu, Portugal.

Introduction: Pulmonary thromboembolism and deep venous thrombosis occur in pediatric age, with unknown incidence, morbidity and mortality. Our aim is to review the epidemiology, clinical presentation, complementary diagnostic tests and prognosis of patients with pulmonary thromboembolism and deep venous thrombosis.

Material And Methods: Retrospective, descriptive and analytical study of pediatric patients admitted to a Level II hospital for pulmonary thromboembolism and deep venous thrombosis, between 2000 and 2014. Read More

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September 2018
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[The Medical Carreer and the Key Factors Driving the Exodus of Doctors from the National Health Service in Portugal].

Acta Med Port 2018 Sep 28;31(9):483-488. Epub 2018 Sep 28.

Faculdade de Medicina. Universidade do Porto. Porto. Portugal; Presidente. Instituto de Saúde Pública da Universidade do Porto. Porto. Portugal.

Introduction: This article addresses the organization and management of medical careers in Portugal within the framework of the National Health Service. It focuses, in particular, on some indicators of motivation and professional satisfaction.

Material And Methods: This article is part of a broader research project on the organization of medical careers in Portugal. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.20344/amp.10121DOI Listing
September 2018
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Iron Deficiency and Obesity - Are we Diagnosing with Appropriate Indicators?

Acta Med Port 2018 Sep 28;31(9):478-482. Epub 2018 Sep 28.

Departamento de Endocrinologia. Hospital de Braga. Braga, Portugal; Consulta Multidisciplinar de Obesidade. Hospital de Braga. Braga. Portugal.

Introduction: We aim to define the iron deficiency prevalence and eventual differences between obese patients with and without metabolic syndrome.

Material And Methods: Analysis of patients evaluated at multidisciplinary consultation of obesity in our institution between 2013 and 2015 (n = 260). Iron deficiency: ferritin levels < 15 ng/mL. Read More

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September 2018
6 Reads