Paula Pimentel Valente

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A heparan sulfate proteoglycan is a component of all basement membranes. This molecule consists of three heparan sulfate side chains linked to a large core protein of approximately 400 kDa. We have(More)
BACKGROUND Despite recent attention to surface cleaning and hand hygiene programmes, multiresistant organisms (MROs) continue to be isolated from the hospital environment. Biofilms, consisting of(More)
This study evaluated the prevalence and incidence of pressure ulcers (PU) and their relationship with mattresses (standard, foam, low-air-loss replacement) in an ICU. Ninety-five patients were(More)