João Luís Nunes Carvalho

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BACKGROUND Prospective studies evaluating the incidence of dental injuries in anaesthesia are scarce or absent. The aim of this study was to compare the incidence of oral trauma in patients submitted to laryngoscopy and orotracheal intubation with those anaesthetized with a laryngeal mask. MATERIAL AND METHODS This observational study was performed in the(More)
Even though chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is primarily a disease of the respiratory system, limb muscle dysfunction characterized by muscle weakness, reduced muscle endurance and higher muscle fatigability, is a common secondary consequence and a major systemic manifestation of the disease. Muscle dysfunction is especially relevant in COPD(More)
A number of biometric evaluations are performed during harvest for measuring the growth and development of the sugarcane crop. From these evaluations, hundreds of data values are generated, containing certain information on the productivity of the culture in that crop and edaphoclimatic region. Accordingly, the objective of this work was to identify, using(More)
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