João Paulo Catunda Bastos

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Truck drivers are more likely to suffer severe injury and death due to certain truck driving characteristics. Identifying and preventing factors associated with accidents in this population is important to minimize damage and improve road safety. Excessive daytime sleepiness is a major public health problem, leading to impaired cognitive function, reduced(More)
OBJECTIVES Subjective sleep complaints have been reported in up to 80% of patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD). In these patients, sleep disturbances manifesting as insomnia, sleep apnea syndrome, restless leg syndrome (RLS), periodic limb movement disorder and excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) have been frequently reported. Moreover, studies about(More)
OBJECTIVE Pulmonary complications are common after abdominal surgery. Although a variety of risk factors have been described for these complications, studies so far have focused on elective interventions. The aim of this study was to determine the incidence and predictors of pulmonary complications following emergency abdominal surgery. METHODS This was a(More)
1 Medical doctor, Ceará Federal University. Medical resident in the Otorhinolaryngology Unit of the Walter Cantídio University Hospital, Medical School, Ceará Federal University. 2 Medical doctor, São Paulo University. Associate professor and head of the Otorhinolaryngology Unit of the Walter Cantídio University Hospital, Medical School, Ceará Federal(More)
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