Fernanda Diamantino

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In a previous study we have shown that public buses in Oporto, the second largest city in Portugal, were highly contaminated with MRSA. Here we describe the results of a similar study performed in another urban area of Portugal-Lisbon, the capital. Between May 2011 and May 2012, hand touched surfaces of 199 public buses in Lisbon were screened for MRSA(More)
The prediction of mortality has shown to be a challenge for hospital management. To help in this task, metrics were developed to predict the evolution of the disease severity. One of the most commonly used metric in Intensive Care Units (ICUs) is the SAPS II, based on Generalized Linear Models (GLMs). However, the use of the more flexible Generalized(More)
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