P. F. A. da Rocha

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In the last few years it has been an increasing demand of low power and portable energy sources due to the development and mass consumption of portable electronic devices. Further, the portable energy sources must be associated with environmental issues and imposed regulations. These demands support the research in the areas of portable energy generation(More)
The objective of this study was to estimate the number of psychiatric beds occupied per State in Brazil and the amount paid by the Unified National Health System (SUS) for hospitalizations, professional services, tests, and medicines in the country in 2004. The mean number of psychiatric beds occupied, estimated on the basis of total days of hospitalization(More)
OBJECTIVE The study assesses AIDS survival time per AIDS-case definition and exposure category in Sao Paulo State, Brazil during the periods 1992 to 1995 and 1998 to 2001. METHODS Case-fatality rate per AIDS case, Cox proportional hazards analysis, and Kaplan-Meier survival time. RESULTS The case-fatality rate per AIDS case in 1998 to 2001 was 37.6% for(More)
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