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INTEGRATION OF VALUE STREAM MAP (VSM) AND FMEA IN THE HANDLING AND CHEMOTHERAPEUTIC INFUSION PROCESS IN THE CLINICAL ONCOLOGY SERVICE: CASE STUDY OF REGIONAL HOSPITAL VALE DO PARAÍBA
- Stela Maris Coelho, Valesca Alves Corrêa, Luiz Eduardo Nicolini do Patrocínio Nunes, C. F. Pinto
- 3 December 2012
The low service quality associated with growing coasts lead to restrictions in the population access to health care in Brazil. This work has set as a goal the proposal of a process improvement in… Expand
Sequestration of aristolochic acids from meridic diets by larvae of Battus polydamas archidamas (Papilionidae: Troidini)
Larvae of the butterfly, Battus polydamas archidamas (Papilionidae: Troidini) feed exclusively on aristolochic acid (AAs)-containing Aristolochia species (Aristolochiaceae). The distribution of… Expand
Access Improvement using Lean Healthcare for Radiation Treatment in a Public Hospital
Abstract Radiation treatment for cancer in Brazil faces huge access restrictions due limited resources and poor assistance design. Radiation treatment access waiting time can be as long as seven… Expand
Aristolochic acids affect the feeding behaviour and development of Battus polydamas archidamas larvae (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae: Troidini)
The feeding behaviour of specialist butterflies may be affected by the mechanical and chemical characteristics of the tis- sues of their host-plants. Larvae of the butterfly, Battus polydamas… Expand
Use of volatiles of Aristolochia chilensis (Aristolochiaceae) in host searching by fourth-instar larvae and adults of Battus polydamas archidamas (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae: Troidini).
Papilionid butterflies of the tribe Troidini are specialists on plants of the family Aristolochiaceae. The role of plant vola- tiles in host recognition by adult and larval stages of these insects… Expand
Generalized pollination system: Are floral traits adapted to different pollinators?
Flowers that are pollinated both during the day and at night could exhibit two different groups of pollinators and produce two different sets of attractants and rewards. We explored the patterns of… Expand
Process Improvement in a Cancer Outpatient Chemotherapy Unit using Lean Healthcare
Abstract The Instituto de Oncologia do Vale Medical Oncology Unit at Hospital Regional do Vale do Paraiba faced significant growth over the last two years. Unbalanced treatment scheduling and… Expand
Pollen Types Used by the Native Stingless Bee, Tetragonisca angustula (Latreille), in an Amazon-Chiquitano Transitional Forest of Bolivia
Samples of corbicular and stored pollen gathered by Tetragonisca angustula (Latreille, 1811) in an Amazon-Chiquitano transitional forest during the dry season were analyzed. The pollen spectrum was… Expand
Mate searching in Ennya maculicornis (Membracidae: Polyglyptini) initiated by females: behavioural and acoustic descriptions
1. In treehoppers in which courtship has been studied, males initiate the search for females by periodically emitting a vibrational signal. The responses by the female are used by males as a beacon… Expand