Pedro Azevedo

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BACKGROUND The Portuguese Registry of Acute Coronary Syndromes was established in 2002, with the goal of gathering data on the clinical characteristics, treatment and prognosis of Portuguese patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS). OBJECTIVE To report the information collected during the seven years of activity of the Portuguese Registry of ACS (from(More)
Asthma frequently occurs in association with allergic rhinitis and a combined management approach has been suggested. The Control of Allergic Rhinitis and Asthma Test (CARAT) is the first questionnaire to assess control of both diseases concurrently. However, to have an impact on healthcare it needs to be disseminated and adopted. In this paper we discuss(More)
This paper describes the software tool "Planif 2000" that implements a set of different algorithms to help a Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH) network planer in choosing the final solution or a small set of solutions for Synchronous Digital Hierarchy networks. A description of those algorithms is presented, and at the end, a relevant case study is(More)
BACKGROUND Asthma and Allergic Rhinitis (AR) are two chronic inflammatory diseases that are often concomitant. The Control of Allergic Rhinitis and Asthma Test (CARAT) was developed to evaluate the control of these diseases from the patients' perspective. Its performance in asthma patients without AR has not been previously studied. AIM To test the(More)
We propose a semantics for Dependent Haskell, an extension of Haskell with full-spectrum dependent types. Our semantics consists of two strongly related languages. The rst is a Curry-style dependently-typed language with nontermination, irrelevant arguments, and equality abstraction. The second, strongly inspired by GHC's core language FC, is its(More)
RESUMO As exacerbações agudas da doença pulmonar obstrutiva crónica são uma das principais causas de internamentos hospitalares e de mortalidade, contribuindo para o declínio da função pulmonar, capacidade física e qualidade de vida. As infecções são a causa principal das exacerbações e o tratamento inclui antibióticos, broncodilatadores e corticóides(More)
INTRODUCTION AND AIMS Anticoagulation control as assessed by time in therapeutic range (TTR) correlates positively with the safety and efficacy of thromboprophylaxis in atrial fibrillation. We set out to assess TTR in our unit and to investigate determinants of better control. METHODS This was a case series study of atrial fibrillation patients(More)
BACKGROUND Palliative Care professionals are often confronted with therapeutic futility, consisting in inappropriate strategies that do not add any advantage to the patient and may actually increase adverse events. Scientific literature concerning this issue is lacking. This article is one of the first to study therapeutic futility specifically at the time(More)
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