Antonio Barbosa Chaves

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PURPOSE Treating arthrosis in the base of the thumb has been a highly controverted subject. Many surgeries have been described, such as the isolated trapezium resection; resection with interposition with and without ligament plasty; arthrodesis, and arthroplasties. The purpose of this paper is to compare the two techniques which are currently the most used(More)
OBJECTIVE Wrist arthrodesis is a surgical procedure that should always be considered in cases of pathological conditions in which anatomical and functional structures are altered. In general, the results are very satisfactory, particularly for pain relief, and in the majority of cases, there is considerable functional improvement. Various techniques have(More)
The aims of this study were: 1) to verify the incidence of adverse occurrences (AOs) with medication related to the time of electrolyte solutions infusion and the frequency of doses of antibiotics prescribed and administered to the patients; 2) to characterize the nature of those occurrences. The study was developed in two ICUs of a general hospital of São(More)
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