Maurício Ferreira

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A 5-year audit of the formation, management and closure of small-bowel stomas and colostomies at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, Cape Town, is described. Of the 203 patients, 128 (63%) required the stroma in the neonatal period. Anorectal malformations (80), Hirschsprung's disease (65), necrotising enterocolitis (33), trauma (11) and neoplasm(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine whether the guidelines put forth in the III Brazilian Consensus on Asthma Management are being applied in a population of asthma patients treated at a public hospital that is a referral center for asthma in the city of Porto Alegre, Brazil. METHODS All adult asthma patients who began their treatment between 1999 and 2002 were(More)
The Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) have been created over a set of well Known Web technologies. The increasing use of Web Rich clients as RIAs requires the definition of development methodologies and categorization criteria to define standards for the developers and the industry. In this paper, the second problem is addressed with the proposal of a(More)
– This paper presents several areas of ongoing doctoral research towards the design and evaluation of network functions to enable an information-centric forwarding plane. With the hypothesis of a future Internet around large scale information-object interconnection, classical host-centric routing approaches cannot work efficiently and new communications(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the frequency of the use of sputum examination in the clinical management of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in a general hospital and to determine whether its use has an impact on mortality. METHODS The medical records of CAP patients treated as inpatients between May and November of 2004 at the Nossa Senhora da Conceição(More)
Pennsylvania. His research interests include corporate social responsiblity in sport and its effects on consumer behavior. Mauricio Ferreira, PhD, is the head of marketing science at Hypothesis Group and a faculty member at the University of San Francisco. His research interests are centered on understanding consumer behavior with a particular emphasis on(More)