Nayane de Souza

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The aim of this study was to evaluate the precision and sensitivity of four different pain rating scales in 59 temporomandibular disorders (TMD) patients. The capacity of describing changes in symptoms during treatment was also addressed. All patients were asked to answer four pain scales: Visual Analogue Scale (VAS), Numerical Scale (NS), Behaviour Rating(More)
We report on the clinical evolution of the Brazilian family with Ramon syndrome described by de Pina-Neto et al. [1986, Am J Med Genet 25:441-443]. Three members (patients IV-2, IV-18, and IV-19) have developed pigmentary changes in the retina and paleness of the optic disk. Patient IV-18 also has developed giant hypertrophy of the labia minora that, when(More)
PURPOSE To determine the incidence of abstinence syndrome in children interned in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) in fentanyl use and midazolam. METHODS Evaluation of 36 children interned in PICU of the Hospital São Paulo--Federal University of São Paulo, in the period from March to September 1997, with age varying from 5 days to 22 months (22(More)
A comprehensive survey was carried out to assess the vitamin A status of preschool children of poor migrant families in the periurban population of Ribeirao Preto, a typical agricultural town in the sugarcane and coffee region of the State of Sao Paulo in Southern Brazil. The intake of vitamin A and carotenoids from the rice and bean based diet of these(More)
Metastasis of squamous cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix on the scalp has been reported only six times in the literature; however, we found no reports of metastasis on the scalp associated with skull and brain invasion. We present an exceptionally rare case with good evolution after neurosurgical resection.
The objective of this study was to evaluate two of several methods presently available for assessing vitamin A status of marginally malnourished preschool children of socioeconomically deprived families in Southern Brazil. The rose bengal staining test and rapid dark-adaptation test were evaluated by comparing their results with conventional methods that(More)
This paper reviews malnutrition problems in South America in terms of population growth, food production, health, nutrition, and food supply. The estimated population of South America in 1976 was 224 million. Population growth from 1965-76 varied by country and ranged from the highest increase in Ecuador (43.6%), Colombia (42.9%), and Brazil (36.8%) to(More)
Soybean protein is one of the best quality foods available. Contribution of soy to human nutrition increases because of its overall positive nutritional profile, low cost, high protein and excellent functional properties. Addition of methionine to rat soybean diets improve biological value of soy protein. Few studies on methionine fortification of soya(More)