Fernando Pinheiro

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BACKGROUND The minimally invasive abdominal surgery has evolved to reduce portals, culminating with a single incision and natural orifice operation. However, these methods are still expensive, difficult to implement and with questionable aesthetic results. AIM To present the standardization and preliminary results of a technique for performing(More)
BACKGROUND Hospital-acquired infections are still amongst the major problems health systems are facing. Their occurrence can lead to higher morbidity and mortality rates, increased length of hospital stay, and higher costs for both hospital and patients. Performing hand hygiene is a simple and inexpensive prevention measure, but healthcare workers'(More)
Healthcare acquired infections are one of the biggest problems healthcare field is facing, which can end up in an increasing quantity of deaths, extra-days of hospital stay and costs for both the hospital and the patient. Performing hand hygiene is a simple and inexpensive prevention measure, but healthcare workers compliance with it is still far from(More)
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