Luciane da Silva Pinheiro

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BACKGROUND Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, experienced a severe dengue fever epidemic in 2008. This was the worst epidemic ever, characterized by a sharp increase in case-fatality rate, mainly among younger individuals. A combination of factors, such as climate, mosquito abundance, buildup of the susceptible population, or viral evolution, could explain the(More)
Hydrocolloid and calcium alginate are used to treat cutaneous injuries and many health professionals do not know about its cicatrization effects. This study had the objective to identify the evidences of the action of the hydrocolloid and calcium alginate dressing in the treatment of cutaneous injuries. The method of integrative review was used. 12 studies(More)
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