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Condicionamento de ar em salas de opera o e controle de infec o - uma revis o
May Socorro Martinez Afonso,Adenicia Custodia SilvaeSouza,Anaclara Ferreira Veiga Tipple,Eliene Aparecida Machado
Revista Eletr?nica de Enfermagem , 2006,
Abstract: Revis o bibliográfica, realizada junto aos bancos de dados MED LINE, LILACS, SCIELO, Ministério da Saúde e outros buscadores, com o objetivo de identificar os fatores que torna o ar condicionado fonte de contamina o ambiental. O ar é contaminado por partículas que transportam microrganismos. As fontes de partículas incluem pacientes e equipe cirúrgica. O controle da temperatura, umidade relativa, press o, número de trocas de ar realizadas por hora, paramenta o, tráfego, número de pessoas nas salas e manuten o e limpeza do sistema de ar condicionado dos centros cirúrgicos, s o fatores importantes na redu o do número de microrganismos no ambiente de sala de opera o.
THE QUALITY OF AIR IN HOSPITAL ENVIRONMENTS CLIMATIZED AND ITS INFLUENCE IN THE OCCURRENCE OF INFECTIONS
May Socorro Martinez Afonso,Anaclara Ferreira Veiga Tipple,Adenícia Custódia Silva e Souza,Marinésia Aparecida do Prado
Revista Eletr?nica de Enfermagem , 2004,
Abstract: Climatized environment is defined as the environment where temperature and humidity are controlled.We have made a review of literature, from 1990 to 2001, through data base MEDLINE, LILACS and Ministry ofHealth Brazil. The aim of this study was to analyze the air quality in climatized environment and the last as a riskfactor for hospital infection HI. Twenty-three articles where analyzed and gathered by the focused theme;patterns and principles for maintaining the air quality; air quality and isolation of microorganism; air quality andoccurrence of infection. The standard of quality quotes: ventilation, maintenance and cleanness of climatizationsystems. Aspergillus, Legionella, Acinetobacter, Clostridium, Nocardia, among others where found in airconditioned devices and the first three ones being responsable for booms of HI.
Toxic Effects of Domoic Acid in the Seabream Sparus aurata
Isabel Nogueira,Alexandre Lobo-da-Cunha,António Afonso,Socorro Rivera,Joana Azevedo,Rogério Monteiro,Rosa Cervantes,Ana Gago-Martinez,Vítor Vasconcelos
Marine Drugs , 2010, DOI: 10.3390/md8102721
Abstract: Neurotoxicity induced in fish by domoic acid (DA) was assessed with respect to occurrence of neurotoxic signs, lethality, and histopathology by light microscopy. Sparus?aurata were exposed to a single dose of DA by intraperitoneal (i.p.) injection of 0, 0.45, 0.9, and 9.0 mg DA kg ?1 bw. Mortality (66.67 ± 16.67%) was only observed in dose of 9.0?mg kg ?1 bw. Signs of neurological toxicity were detected for the doses of 0.9 and 9.0?mg DA kg ?1 bw. Furthermore, the mean concentrations (±SD) of DA detected by HPLC-UV in extracts of brain after exposure to 9.0 mg DA kg ?1 bw were 0.61 ± 0.01, 0.96 ± 0.00, and 0.36 ± 0.01 mg DA kg ?1 tissue at 1, 2, and 4 hours. The lack of major permanent brain damage in S. aurata, and reversibility of neurotoxic signs, suggest that lower susceptibility to DA or neuronal recovery occurs in affected individuals.
Efeitos cardiorrespiratórios frente à posi??o do corpo em recém-nascidos pré-termo submetidos ao aumento do volume gástrico
Pádua, Gisley de;Martinez, Edson Zangiacomi;Brunherotti, Marisa Afonso de Andrade;
Arquivos de Gastroenterologia , 2009, DOI: 10.1590/S0004-28032009000400014
Abstract: context: the increase of the gastric volume observed in the gavage feeding is likely to cause consequences to the premature newborn, modifying the respiratory indicators. objective: to investigate the alterations in the cardiorespiratory system of premature newborns submitted to an increase of the gastric volume by gavage feeding, according to four different body positioning methods. methods: the study is a randomized crossover trial using a sample of 16 newborns with gestational age from 31 to 34 weeks and birth weight less or equal to 2.500 g. the newborns were included in the study if they had from 7 to 10 days of life, feeding by orogastric tube, total volume of 150 ml/kg/day and absence of supplemental oxygen-therapy. a different positioning method was used at each gavage (all raised to 30o), or say, right lateral, left lateral, prone and supine positions. the following response variables were considered: respiratory and cardiac frequencies, saturation of oxygen, drawing of intercostals, beating of nasal wing and grunting. these measures were collected in intervals of 2 minutes during 5 minutes after the gavage feeding, during whole period of the gavage feeding, and during 5 minutes before the gavage feeding. results: the mean gestational age was 32 weeks (standard deviation 1.3) and the mean weight of the newborns was 1.722 g (standard deviation 276.3). the newborns presented higher values of the mean respiratory frequency in supine and left lateral body positions. in the right lateral and prone positions, the newborns presented lower mean cardiac frequency. the mean oxygen saturation had the lowest values in the left lateral and supine positions. the right lateral and prone positions presented low frequencies of intercostals drawing, beating of nasal wing and grunting. conclusion: our results indicate that right lateral and prone positions have influence on the cardiorespiratory effect, where left lateral and supine are the positions who presented higher nega
Role of common human TRIM5α variants in HIV-1 disease progression
Valérie Goldschmidt, Gabriela Bleiber, Margaret May, Raquel Martinez, Millàn Ortiz, Amalio Telenti, The Swiss HIV Cohort Study
Retrovirology , 2006, DOI: 10.1186/1742-4690-3-54
Abstract: In a cohort of 979 untreated individuals infected with HIV-1 with median follow up 3.2 years and 9,828 CD4 T cell measurements, we analysed common amino acid variations: H43Y, V112F, R136Q, G249D, and H419Y. The rate of CD4 T cell decline before treatment was used as the phenotype. In addition, we extended previous work on the in vitro susceptibility of purified donor CD4 T cells (n = 125) to HIV-1 infection, and on the susceptibility of HeLa cells that were stably transduced with the different TRIM5 variants. Haplotypes were analysed according to the most parsimonious evolutionary structure, where two main human TRIM5α groups can be defined according to the residue at amino acid 136. Humans present both Q136 and R136 at similar frequency, and additional TRIM5α amino acid variants are almost exclusively derived from R136-carrying haplotypes.We observed modest differences in disease progression for evolutionary branches carrying R136-derived haplotypes, and with the non-synonymous polymorphisms G249D and H419Y. In vitro analysis of susceptibility of donor CD4 T cells, and of the various transduced HeLa cell lines supported the absence of significant differential restriction of HIV-1 infection by the various huTRIM5α alleles.Common human variants of TRIM5α have no effect or modest effect on HIV-1 disease progression. These variants occur at sites conserved throughout evolution, and are remote from clusters of positive selection in the primate lineage. The evolutionary value of the substitutions remains unclear.The tripartite motif (TRIM) family is a well conserved family of proteins characterized by a structure comprising a RING domain, one or two B-boxes and a predicted coiled-coil region [1]. In addition, most TRIM proteins have additional C-terminal domains. Members of the TRIM protein family are involved in various cellular processes, including cell proliferation, differentiation, development, oncogenesis and apoptosis (for recent review [2,3]). Some TRIM proteins
Performance of a Packed Reactor with Opuntia imbricata for Municipal Wastewater Treatment
F. May-Esquivel,L.J. Rios-Gonzalez,Y. Garza-Garcia,J. Rodriguez Martinez
Environmental Research Journal , 2012,
Abstract: The oxygen transfer rate and the performance of both a packed reactor with a natural support of Opuntia imbricata represented as (R1) and a reactor without support represented as (R2) were compared in the treatment of municipal wastewater. The results demonstrated that the dissolved oxygen (DO) and oxygen transfer rate (KLa) were affected positively by air flow rate when increased from 0-2 lpm, mainly in R1. COD removal efficiency was affected by decreasing hydraulic retention time from 30-10 h in both reactors, but highly significant in R2. The R1 reactor showed higher COD removal rate than R2, when the Organic Loading Rate (OLR) was increased from 0.44-1.32 kg COD m 3 day 1. Biomass concentration after 100 day of continuous operation was 2.49 and 12.35 g VSS L 1 for R1 and R2, respectively. The higher oxygen transfer rate, concentration of active biomass and performance of R1 were result of a greater specific surface area of Opuntia imbricata.
Experienced Teachers Reflecting on Challenging Situations in School  [PDF]
May Britt Postholm
Creative Education (CE) , 2016, DOI: 10.4236/ce.2016.79136
Abstract: The aim of this study is to develop an understanding of how teachers in a lower secondary school deal with challenging situations in the classroom and whether or not they experience that they can obtain help in coping with these situations. Three teachers with five to nine years of teaching experience took part in semi-structured interviews. Before the interviews and before they started to write log book entries for fourteen days to document and reflect on these situations as they occurred in their work in school, the teachers were told that they were to focus on what they felt were challenging situations in their practice. The study shows that these three teachers have various experiences of what they find is difficult to tackle, and that these situations are related to experiences they have had before they started in their profession, and to their values and beliefs. The study also shows that there are common situations that the three teachers perceive as difficult. It becomes evident from the analysis of the data material that they think that good relations between teacher and pupils and between pupils themselves, thus a trustful learning environment, are a good foundation from which to learn to deal with challenging situations in the classroom. They also agree that sharing experiences and solving problems together helps them to tackle challenging situations in school. The teachers think that their basic teacher education has had little influence on their school practice, and they emphasise that further education taken either on campus or with school as the learning arena helps them in their daily practice when confronted with challenging situations.
Efeito da freqüência de sangria e estimula??o no desempenho produtivo e econ?mico de clones de seringueira
GON?ALVES, PAULO DE SOUZA;SOUZA, SéRGIO RICARDO DE;BRIOSCHI, AFONSO PEDRO;VIRGENS FILHO, ADONIAS DE CASTRO;MAY, ANDRé;ALARCON, RICARDO SANCHES CAPEL;
Pesquisa Agropecuária Brasileira , 2000, DOI: 10.1590/S0100-204X2000000600003
Abstract: the objective of this paper was to evaluate yield of performance and economic aspects of ten clones of rubber tree [hevea brasiliensis (willd. ex. adr. de juss.) muell. arg.] in different frequencies of tapping and with stimulation with ethefon. the trial was placed at the indiana farm, in the county of indiana, sp, brazil, under a split-plot design. the main treatments were the gt 1, rrim 701, rrim 600, pb 235, pr 261, pb 252, fx 4098, fx 2261, fx 3864 and ian 873 clones submitted to three systems of tapping 1/2s d/2 6d/7 (check), 1/2s d/4 6d/7.10m/y. et 5.0% ba 10y and 1/2s d/6 6d/7.10m/y. et 5.0% ba 10y. the variables were: girth increment, yield, panel desiccation and economic aspects. results indicated superiority in the 1/2s d/2 6d/7 system in most of the clones, except for gt 1 and pb 235 clones, that in the 1/2s d/4 et 5.0% system showed superiority of net gain of 12.0% and 54.0%, respectively, compared with the check tapping system. only the fx 3864 and pb 235 clones showed liquid gain of 18.0% and 28.0%, respectively, in the 1/2s d/6 et 5.0% system, compared with the check. the highest incidence of panel desiccation was observed in the pb 235 clone in the 1/2s d/4 et 5.0% system.
Valida??o da escala motora funcional EK para a língua portuguesa
Martinez, José Ant?nio Baddini;Brunherotti, Marisa Afonso;Assis, Marcos Renato de;Sobreira, Claudia Ferreira da Rosa;
Revista da Associa??o Médica Brasileira , 2006, DOI: 10.1590/S0104-42302006000500024
Abstract: objective: to validate a portuguese version of the ek scale (egen klassifikation), that was developed in denmark for patients with duchenne muscular dystrophy, and spinal muscular atrophy. methods: an english version of the ek scale was translated into the portuguese language as spoken in brazil. this scale was applied to 26 male patients (mean age = 12.7 ± 4.0 years) with duchenne muscular dystrophy. patients also answered questions of a portuguese version of the barthel index questionnaire, and had their right and left hand grip forces measured with a dynamometer. results: the mean total ek scale score was 8.1 ± 7.3 and the barthel index 54.0 ± 26.2. the mean hand grip force was 12.7 ± 17.2 % predicted for the right hand, and 14.6 ± 19.8 % predicted for the left hand. the ek scale scores showed highly significant statistical correlations with age (r= 0.596, p= 0.0013), right hand grip force (r= -0.556, p= 0.0032), left hand grip force (r= -0.623, p=0.0007), and barthel index (r= -0.928, p < 0.0001). conclusion: this translated portuguese version of the ek scale is an adequate tool to be used for brazilian duchenne muscular dystrophy patients.
A starting point of learning to teach science topics at the primary level - The Teacher Education Programme
CHENG May Hung, May
Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching , 2001,
Abstract: This paper describes the experience of a group of student-teachers in an initial teacher education programme at the Hong Kong Institute of Education. In preparing the student-teachers to teach science, the programme introduced a module on science teaching that included a discussion of the various approaches to teach science and in particular, teaching science with a constructivist view of learning was discussed. The focus of the study is to look at the development of the student-teachers at three phases: before they took the module on science teaching; after they took the module and after their teaching practice period. The student-teachers were interviewed at the three phases and their views on science teaching; feelings about being a science teacher in school and their own experiences in learning to teach were collected and analysed. Drawing on the findings, the paper concludes with the possible factors that influence the development of the student-teachers as they learn to teach.
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