Paulo Oliveira Pinheiro

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The African clawed frog Xenopus laevis has been introduced at several locations, including Mediterranean climate-type regions. In 2006, several individuals of this species were found inhabiting a stream at Oeiras, about 20 km W of Lisbon, Portugal. Although the place and time of introduction are not clearly identified, there are reasons to believe that this(More)
Knowledge of the distribution of species life stages at multiple spatial scales is fundamental to both a proper assessment of species management and conservation programmes and the ability to predict the consequences of human disturbances for river systems. The habitat requirements of three native cyprinid species—the Iberian barbel Barbus bocagei(More)
Bilevel positive pressure (BiPAP) non-invasive ventilation (NIV) is frequently used in our emergency department (ED), as an adjuvant in the treatment of acute cardiogenic pulmonary edema (ACPE) to reduce the need for tracheal intubation (TI) in these patients. The purpose of our study was to evaluate the safety of NIV in patients with ACPE in our ED, used(More)
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