Romeo Lages Simões

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BACKGROUND To validate a new practical Sepsis Severity Score for patients with complicated intra-abdominal infections (cIAIs) including the clinical conditions at the admission (severe sepsis/septic shock), the origin of the cIAIs, the delay in source control, the setting of acquisition and any risk factors such as age and immunosuppression. METHODS The(More)
OBJECTIVE to compare the knowledge of medical students between those who are members of the Trauma League (TL) and those from a non-Trauma League (NTL) group of the Federal University of Espírito Santo (UFES). METHODS cross-sectional, analytical and descriptive study. Two knowledge tests, with 30 questions each, were applied to students from 3rd to 12th(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze the results of bilateral inguinal hernia repairs by the Lichtenstein technique. METHODS We studied the charts of 59 patients who underwent elective simultaneous bilateral inguinal hernia repair between 2003 and 2007. We analyzed: gender, age, weight, operative time, length of hospital stay, Nyhus classification, complications in the(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the quality of prehospital care agencies conducted in Vitória, capital of Espírito Santo State, Brazil. METHODS We conducted a retrospective study in the archives of the League of Academic Surgery and Trauma Care of Espírito Santo (Lacates) regarding 40 victims of a simulated crash between a bus and two cars. The patients were treated(More)
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