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    • Acceptance for chronic dialysis treatment: Insufficient and unequal 

      Sesso, Ricardo de Castro Cintra [UNIFESP]; Fernandes, Paula Frassinetti Castelo Branco Camurca; Anção, Meide Silva [UNIFESP]; Drummond, Michael; Draibe, Sergio Antonio [UNIFESP]; Sigulem, Daniel [UNIFESP]; Ajzen, Horacio [UNIFESP] (Oxford Univ Press United Kingdom, 1996-06-01)
      Background. Evidence suggests that a number of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients die without receiving dialysis. We investigated and compared ESRD patients who died without receiving treatment and those who were ...
    • Active Surveillance of Candidemia in Children from Latin America A Key Requirement for Improving Disease Outcome 

      Santolaya, Maria E.; Alvarado, Tito; Queiroz-Telles, Flavio; Colombo, Arnaldo L. [UNIFESP]; Zurita, Jeanette; Tiraboschi, Iris N.; Alberto Cortes, Jorge; Thompson, Luis; Guzman, Manuel; Sifuentes, Jose; Echevarria, Juan I.; Nucci, Marcio; Latin Amer Invasive Mycosis Networ (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-02-01)
      Background: Active surveillance is necessary for improving the management and outcomes of patients with candidemia. the aim of this study was to describe the epidemiologic and clinical features of candidemia in pediatric ...
    • Acute Hepatitis C in Brazil: Results of a National Survey 

      Paiva Ferreira, Adalgisa de Souza; Perez, Renata de Mello; Gomes Ferraz, Maria Lucia [UNIFESP]; Lewis-Ximenez, Lia Laura; Pereira, Joao Luis; Lerias de Almeida, Paulo Roberto; Mattos, Angelo Alves de; Acute Hepatitis C Study Grp Brazil (Wiley-Blackwell, 2011-10-01)
      The incidence of acute hepatitis C has decreased in the world. However, new cases are still reported. the objective of this study was to obtain data of acute hepatitis C in Brazil and to identify risk factors of transmission, ...
    • Addiction Research Centres and the Nurturing of Creativity. National Institute on Alcohol and Drugs Policies, Brazil 

      Laranjeira, Ronaldo [UNIFESP]; Mitsuhiro, Sandro Sendin [UNIFESP] (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012-04-01)
      The National Institute of Public Policy for Alcohol and Other Drugs (INPAD) is based at the Federal University of São Paulo, Brazil, and was created to collect scientific evidence regarding epidemiology, develop new ...
    • ADHD in a representative sample of the Brazilian population: estimated prevalence and comparative adequacy of criteria between adolescents and adults according to the item response theory 

      Polanczyk, Guilherme; Laranjeira, Ronaldo [UNIFESP]; Zaleski, Marcos [UNIFESP]; Pinsky, Ilana [UNIFESP]; Caetano, Raul; Rohde, Luis Augusto (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010-09-01)
      Background: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a clinically significant disorder in adulthood, but current diagnostic criteria and instruments do not seem to adequately capture the complexity of the disorder ...
    • Alcohol and violence in the emergency department: a regional report from the WHO collaborative study on alcohol and injuries 

      Borges, Guilherme; Orozco, Ricardo; Cremonte, Mariana; Buzi-Figlie, Neliana [UNIFESP]; Cherpitel, Cheryl; Poznyak, Vladimir (Inst Nacional Salud Publica, 2008-01-01)
      Objective. To determine the relative risk (RR) of non-fatal unintentional and violence-related injury associated with alcohol consumption in three emergency departments in Latin America (2001-2002). Material and Methods. ...
    • Amphetamine-type stimulant use and conditional paths of consumption: data from the Second Brazilian National Alcohol and Drugs Survey 

      Massaro, Luciana T. S. [UNIFESP]; Abdalla, Renata R. [UNIFESP]; Laranjeira, Ronaldo [UNIFESP]; Caetano, Raul; Pinsky, Ilana; Madruga, Clarice S. [UNIFESP] (Assoc Brasileira Psiquiatria, 2017)
      Objective: The aim of this study was to estimate nationally representative prevalence rates of amphetamine-type stimulant (ATS) use and to identify consumption-associated factors, proposing a conditional model of direct ...
    • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in Brazil: 1998 national survey 

      Dietrich-neto, Flávia; Callegaro, Dagoberto; Dias-Tosta, Elza; Silva, Helga Cristina Almeida da [UNIFESP]; Ferraz, Maria Elizabeth [UNIFESP]; Lima, José Mauro Braz de; Oliveira, Acary Souza Bulle [UNIFESP] (Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO, 2000-09-01)
      OBJECTIVES: To assess the epidemiologic characteristics of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in Brazil in 1998. METHOD: Structured Clinical Report Forms (CRFs) sent to 2,505 Brazilian neurologists from January to September ...
    • Análise das tentativas de suicídio atendidas em emergência pública do município de São Paulo 

      Araujo, Thalita Silva Gomes de [UNIFESP] (Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP), 2015-01-23)
      Objective: to analyze the suicide attempts attended in the emergency room, by means of the definition of the epidemiological profile, risk and predisponent factors. Methods:Transversal study.. Application of half structuralized ...
    • Anemia falciforme: perfil epidemiológico das crianças atendidas no hemocentro regional de montes claros - mg 

      Dourado Sobrinha, Ernestina [UNIFESP] (Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP), 2013-08-28)
      Descriptive reminiscent, census and documentary study using secondary data which focused the demographic features and the main clinical signs of the Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) in pediatric patients at the Regional Hemocenter ...