Maria Francisca Colella dos Santos

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The healing process is complex in diabetic wounds, and the healing mechanism of burn wounds is different from that of incisional or excisional wounds. Data from our previous study indicated that topical insulin cream reduced wound closure time in diabetic rats. Our aim was to investigate the effect of topical insulin cream on wound healing following(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of the present study was to demonstrate the utility of ultrasound to show subclinical feet disease in RA. METHODS The foot joints (talocrural, talocalcaneal, talonavicular, naviculocuneiform, calcaneocuboid, 5th tarsometatarsal and 1st to 5th metatarsophalangeal [MTP] joints) of 50 healthy subjects and 50 RA patients, with asymptomatic(More)
INTRODUCTION The obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is a respiratory disorder that occurs during sleep and it is relatively common in children. AIM The goal of this paper is to verify if there is a relationship between the obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) and auditory processing. METHODS In order to do that, three groups of children ranging(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the efficacy and safety of intraarticular glucocorticoid injection to its systemic use for treatment of knee synovitis in rheumatoid patients. METHODS A randomized double-blind controlled study was conducted including 60 patients with RA. Patients were randomized to receive either a single intraarticular knee injection with(More)
The parasitoid Trichogramma has been used worldwide as biological control agent due to its wide geographic distribution, high specialization and efficacy against many lepidopteran pests. Biological and behavioral traits of Trichogramma pretiosum Riley parasitizing Sitotroga cerealella (Oliver) eggs were studied aiming to a better understanding of the(More)
Intending to offer new teaching technologies the Nursing Master Course at the Federal University of Ceará have been integrating the graduation and postgraduation courses. The study aimed at evaluating a subject in Nursing Graduation Course in a critical and transforming point of view. The used methodology involves SAUL's (1995) emancipating evaluation(More)
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