Abstract The authors describe a case of splenic cyst treated with splenectomy with preservation of the inferior pole, which is the first description in the literature of the use of this technique in human beings Introduction The spleen cysts are rare, being observed in 0.075% of the autopsies. They may be classified as true cysts […]
Objective: Demonstrate the importance of Ethnobotany and Ethnopharmacology, as traditional practices and bioprospecting of Herbal Medicine for Health System. Methods: This is a bibliographic database in information sources, using descriptors such as search strategy. Results: Ethnobotany and Ethnopharmacology represent strategies to the rescue of scientific and technological knowledge toward the sustainable use of medicinal plants. Conclusion: The inclusion of herbal medicine in primary care in the Unified Health System, qualifies access, strengthening the implementation of public policies on health.
Abstract Introduction: Pressure ulcers are a major health problem causing complications to the patient and increased hospital costs due to its high cost of treatment. However, it is an entirely preventable disease avoiding its severe consequences. Objective: A pressure ulcer prevention protocol was developed, in order to systematize assistance to patients in risk of their […]
Abstract Amiodarone is an antiarrhythmic rich in iodine and a medication prescribed in clinical practice for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. Its use is related to dysfunction in various organs such as the thyroid gland. It is known that most patients remain euthyroid, but some dysfunctions, for instance hypothyroidism and thyrotoxicosis type I and II, […]
The spleen has important functions, within which there is the immune. Their withdrawal can result in the absence of these functions and hence infections occur, especially in children that can lead to death. Hence the importance of preserving the spleen or part of it. Of the conservative surgeries of the spleen (splenorraphy, segmental resections partial, autogenous splenic implant, subtotal splenectomy with preservation of the upper pole), the more recently described was subtotal splenectomy preserving the inferior pole (ESTPI). This operation, that constitutes in line of research of the first author, it aims to ensure the spleen functions.
Objective: To investigate the potential interference of metabolic programming in the development of obesity and its comorbidities. Method: It was consulted the MEDLINE and LILACS databases, including articles published between 2004-2014 in Portuguese, English and Spanish, using the descriptors fetal development, obesity and chronic disease. Results: Of the 19 articles identified, five were excluded. The search for references from 14 studies analyzed resulted in the inclusion of 38 new articles. Conclusion: There is evidence that intrauterine and postnatal nutrition and lifestyle can interfere in the health programming and the future risk of obesity and chronic diseases.
Objective: To check the state of art in the steps taken in pediatric practice in cow ‘s milk allergy . Method: review in the Pubmed database 2005 to 2015. Cow ‘s milk allergy is the main food allergy in childhood. The diagnosis is still difficult to achieve in clinical prac-tice and the lack of standardization of laboratory research a challenge. The importance of correct driving in suspected or confirmed diagnosis is seen in the large potential impact on growth and development of children subjected to food restriction .
Abstract In Brazil there is a high rate of newborn preterm infants, a fact that places child mortality into the spotlight, thus becoming a major public health issue. However, hospitalization in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit introduces the baby to an inhospitable environment. Given that, humanization claims for an association between the technical and scientific […]
Abstract Objective: It is estimated that approximately 80% of the population will suffer from low back pain, which may be caused by lumbar disc herniation, impairing the quality of life of patients. Surgical intervention may be necessary in some cases when conventional treatment fails. Thus, we aim to assess quality of life and the low […]
Abstract Osteogenesis imperfecta is rare disorder of the connective tissue characterized by bone fragility and osteopenia, resulting in functional limitations and reduction in patient’s quality of life. The physical therapy works in the treatment and prevention by methods such as Pilates. The goal of this study was to understand the benefits of the Pilates method […]