Patrícia Borges

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OBJECTIVES The present study evaluated the tool used to assess patients' skills and the impact on peritonitis rates of a new multidisciplinary peritoneal dialysis (PD) education program (PDEP). METHODS After the University Hospital Ethics Committee approved the study, the educational and clinical records of PD patients were retrospectively analyzed in two(More)
The effect of cultivation parameters such as temperature incubation, IPTG induction and ethanol shock on the production of Pseudomonas aeruginosa amidase (E.C.3.5.1.4) in a recombinant Escherichia coli strain in LB ampicillin culture medium was investigated. The highest yield of soluble amidase, relatively to other proteins, was obtained in the condition at(More)
The Brazilian Supreme Court is one of the largest in the world in terms of case load. Since 1988 more than 1.5 million cases have reached the court, which is comprised of eleven Justices, mostly through appeal. This study describes the <i>Supremo 2.0</i> ('Supreme Court' 2.0) project, undertaken to allow fast and interactive visualization of this case load.(More)
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