Andreza Werli-Alvarenga

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Patients hospitalized in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) may present risk for corneal injury due to sedation or coma. This study aimed to estimate the incidence of corneal injuries; to identify the risk factors and to propose a risk prediction model for the development of corneal injury, in adult patients, in an intensive care unit of a public hospital. This(More)
Pacientes internados en Unidad de Terapia Intensiva (UTI) pueden presentar riesgo de lesión en la córnea debido a la sedación o al coma. Este estudio tuvo por objetivo estimar la incidencia de las lesiones en la córnea; identificar los factores de riesgo y proponer un modelo de predicción de riesgo para el desarrollo de lesión en la córnea, en pacientes(More)
PURPOSE Sedated patients in induced comas may experience ineffective eyelid closure, presenting higher risk for corneal ulcer. The objective was to identify evidence-based practice for corneal ulcer prevention within the intensive care unit. METHODS A systematic literature review of nine articles was performed. CONCLUSIONS Questions remain about which(More)
Pacientes internados em unidade de terapia intensiva (UTI) podem apresentar risco para lesão na córnea devido à sedação ou coma. Este estudo teve por objetivo estimar a incidência das lesões na córnea, identificar os fatores de risco e propor modelo de predição de risco para o desenvolvimento de lesão na córnea, em pacientes adultos, em unidade de terapia(More)
OBJECTIVES to estimate the incidence of dry eye, to identify risk factors and to establish a risk prediction model for its development in adult patients admitted to the intensive care unit of a public hospital. METHOD concurrent cohort, conducted between March and June, 2014, with 230 patients admitted to an intensive care unit. Data were analyzed by(More)
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