Polyana Rafaela Ramos

Polyana Rafaela Ramos
Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia de Mato Grosso (IFMT) | IFMT · Departamento Ciências Agrárias

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Violence against women constitutes in “any genderbased act of violence that results in physical, sexual or psychological harm” resulting in the violation of human rights and public health. The objective was to describe the characteristics of cases of violence against women from Asunción and Gran Asunción, registered in the Museum of Justice, from J...
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To analyse patient satisfaction with care provided in the pre-anaesthetic consultation and its determining factors. An anonymous questionnaire was randomly distributed to patients attending a pre-anaesthesia clinic, which included 4 questions with 5 possible answers on a (very dissatisfied, dissatisfied, fairly satisfied, satisfied and very satisfi...
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Background: Abdominal infections are frequent causes of sepsis and septic shock in the intensive care unit (ICU) and are associated with adverse outcomes. We analyzed the characteristics, treatments and outcome of ICU patients with abdominal infections using data extracted from a one-day point prevalence study, the Extended Prevalence of Infection...
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Background Infections are a leading cause of death in patients with advanced cirrhosis, but there are relatively few data on the epidemiology of infection in intensive care unit (ICU) patients with cirrhosis. AimsWe used data from the Extended Prevalence of Infection in Intensive Care (EPIC) II one-day point-prevalence study to better define the ch...
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Los trastornos mentales constituyen un gran reto y una prioridad para la salud pública moderna, debido a su importante influencia en la producción de discapacidad. No obstante en el Paraguay existe muy poca, si no nula, información al respecto. El objetivo general de este trabajo fue determinar las características epidemiológicas de los diferentes...
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Mental disorders are a major challenge and a priority for modern public health, due to its significant influence on the production of disability. In Paraguay there is very few information about mental health in general. The general objective of this research paper was to recognize the prevalence among mental disorders, linked to different variables...
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La esquizofrenia es un trastorno mental de muy alto coste social y familiar. Las características de los pacientes esquizofrénicos pueden predisponerlos a desarrollar un trastorno por consumo de sustancias. El objetivo de esta investigación fue el de determinar las características epidemiológicas de los casos en que estos trastornos aparecen simultá...
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Phyllodes tumor of the breast is a highly uncommon fibroepithelial tumor, representing 0.3 to 0.9% of all breast tumors. The definitive diagnosis is histological and the goal of treatment is wide and complete surgical excision of the tumor with disease-free margins.We report two patients, aged 33 and 38 years old, with phyllodes tumor of the breast...
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Skin cancer is the one that affects the skin tissue. There is an abrupt increase of its number; furthermore, its frequency is as much as 5 times higher than breast and prostate cancers. This disease incidence is dramatically increasing as a result of a longer life span and a better life standard, which encourage spare time activities that involve l...
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Cellular angiofibroma of the vulva is a well-circumscribed tumor that occurs in men and women. This tumor has histological and immunohistochemical features that distinguish it from other vulvar tumors. The prognosis is good, although there is a risk of recurrence. We report the case of a woman with this diagnosis.
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The „Velame“ (Macrosyphonia velame (A. St.- Hil.) Müll. Arg. - Apocynaceae) has ornamental and medicinal potential. In the southwestern state of Mato Grosso (MT-sw), Brazil, this plant is native. Between the years 2005-2009, it was found in specific locations (savannah sparse tracks without the presence of cattle). Scientific studies have found tha...
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Fibroadenomas are one of the most frequent tumors of the breast. These neoplasms are benign and are most frequently diagnosed in young women. The most common form of presentation is a solid, mobile, painless mass that can become very large if there is rapid growth. Diagnosis of these breast masses is normally made by physical examination supported...
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RIEDER A, RAMOS PR. Seed germination of an important plant producing medicinal essential oil in Brazil, Copaiba (Copaifera langsdorffii Desf - Fabaceae). Journal of Essential Oil Research;Volume 23, Supplement 1, 2011. P.148, 172. [In.: INTRODUCTION TO YOUR GUIDE TO THE ISEO CONFERENCE. DOI:10.1080/10412905.2004.9700489 Prof. Dr. K. Hüsnü Can Başer...
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RIEDER A, RAMOS PR. Effect from natural aging in the viability of seed germination of Copaiba (Copaifera langsdorffii Desf - Fabaceae) - plant production essential oil containing medicinal properties. Journal of Essential Oil Research;Volume 23, Supplement 1, 2011. P.149; 173. [In.: INTRODUCTION TO YOUR GUIDE TO THE ISEO CONFERENCE. DOI:10.1080/104...
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To provide a global, up-to-date picture of the prevalence, treatment, and outcomes of Candida bloodstream infections in intensive care unit patients and compare Candida with bacterial bloodstream infection. A retrospective analysis of the Extended Prevalence of Infection in the ICU Study (EPIC II). Demographic, physiological, infection-related and...
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Wild velvet-grass (Hocus lanatus) collected from a natural population along a drought gradient, previously demonstrated as genetically homogeneous, was studied for phenotypic plasticity and acclimation mechanisms to water deficits. A three months greenhouse experiment was designed with plants submitted to nine levels of water availability, three mo...
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Galician peninsulas are characterised by the existence of strong bioclimatic gradients with regards to soil water availability, specially during summer drought, providing very different life conditions to plants from near places. Coastal populations of perennial gasses in the extreme of the gradient suffer the most severe water deficits, aggravated...
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Sampling of natural cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata L.) populations was carried out on the O Morrazo peninsula in NW Spain, characterized by a strong moisture gradient. The plants were kept in greenhouse under standard conditions. Nevertheless, they differ in height of plants, length and width of flag leaves, panicle size, stomatal density and size a...
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Objective: Epidemiological information about rheumatic diseases in Spain is scarce. We present the outpatient clinic data of The Rheumatology Service at The Hospital Universitario San Carlos in Madrid, from a representative area of Spanish urban population. Patients and methods: The study was performed on the data from our own data bank and obtaine...
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Eleven newly-diagnosed GCA patients were included in a prospective open study and treated with high initial prednisone doses, a quick-tapering CS schedule and weekly oral MTX for two years. It took a mean of 14 weeks to reach a 10 mg/day dose of prednisone and 29.8 weeks until steroid withdrawal. The mean cumulative dose of prednisone was 3.4 g. Tw...
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Eleven newly-diagnosed GCA patients were included in a prospective open study and treated with high initial prednisone doses, a quick-tapering CS schedule and weekly oral MTX for two years. It took a mean of 14 weeks to reach a 10 rag/day dose of prednisone and 29.8 weeks until steroid withdrawal. The mean cumulative dose of prednisone was 3.4 g. T...

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