Ana Carolina Garcia Braz

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In the present work the pH and arterial blood gases were measured in fasted and fed male albino rats, weighing 297 +/- 13 g, anaesthetized with urethane (1.4 g/kg, i.p.) before and after injection of T1 fraction from Titys serrulatus scorpion venom, during 60 min. Arterial blood samples were collected at 0, 5, 15, 30 and 60 min for pH, pCO2, pO2,(More)
BACKGROUND the Blood Donation Reactions Inventory (BDRI) scale was proposed as part of a study about the predictors of psychological reactions in volunteer blood donors, as uncomfortable reactions are associated with a lower probability to return for further donations. OBJECTIVE to translate the Inventory into Brazilian Portuguese and evaluate its(More)
Given the current context of social concern regarding the rights of senior citizens, this study describes and evaluates a program of assertive social skills training (ASST) for elderly people. The participants (2 men and 13 women) were distributed into two groups: the experimental group (EG, which received the ASST) and the placebo group (PG, which was(More)
Objective: The aim of this study was to examine the association between religiousness and blood donation among postgraduate students. Methods: The Portuguese-language version of the Duke University Religion Index was administered to a sample of 226 Brazilian students with ages ranging from 22 to 55 years. All study participants had completed undergraduate(More)
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