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OBJECTIVES To assess the risk factors, antibiotic therapy and outcomes of multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacilli (MDRGNB) bacteraemia in hospitalized patients with cancer. METHODS Episodes of MDRGNB bacteraemia were compared with a susceptible control group in a 4 year prospective study. RESULTS Of 747 bacteraemias, 372 (49.7%) were caused by a(More)
This paper presents the Recoverability Walkthrough, an inspection method derived from the well-known Cognitive Walkthrough and discusses its suitability for evaluating early prototypes for digital inclusion interfaces. Because people with low digital literacy tend to explore the interface before they can make sense of what they are doing, the Recoverability(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of the application of a managed protocol for the maintenance care of deceased potential multiple organ donors at two hospitals. METHODS A before (Phase 1)/after (Phase 2) study conducted at two general hospitals, which included consecutively potential donors admitted to two intensive care units. In Phase 1 (16 months), the(More)
As stated by the Brazilian Computer Society, the `participative and universal access to knowledge' is one of the grand challenges in computer science research. In this work we describe our attempt to address this challenge of designing automated digital solutions in the environment of a public agency of an electric energy utility company. The potential(More)
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