Wanderson Costa

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The motivation to use ruthenium complexes in cancer treatment has led our research group to synthesize complexes with this metal and test them against several types of tumor cells, yielding promising results. In this paper the results of biological tests, assessed by the MTT (3-(4,5-dimethylthiazol-2-yl)-2,5-diphenyltetrazolium bromide) assay, were carried(More)
PURPOSE The communication skills of pharmacists are essential for the identification and reduction of patient́s drug related problems. Therefore, Pharmacy courses started the process of teaching Pharmaceutical Care to students in order to improve their communication skills. The use of virtual patients (VP) has been a widely used technique in health care(More)
Toxins, enzymes, and biologically active peptides are the main components of snake venoms from the genus Bothrops. Following the venom inoculation, the local effects are hemorrhage, edema, and myonecrosis. Nineteen different species of Brazilian Bothrops were screened for protein content and L-amino acid oxidase activity. B. cotiara, formerly found in the(More)
The communication between patients and pharmacists is an essential tool for the identification and reduction of drug related problems. This article presents an educational web tool that simulates a patient, which can be applied in the education of pharmacotherapeutic skills. The tool allows the storage and analysis (by the students) of clinical cases of(More)
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