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II Serie Volume 34 Number 2
February 2021

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  1- Factors of recurrence of intraepithelial lesions of the uterine cervix.

2- Duodenoscopy and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in the diagnosis of biliary and pancreatic pathology.

3- Mephedrone (?Meow Meow?), The New Designer Drug of Abuse: Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynimics and Clinical and Forensic Issues

4- Natural history of fetal pyelocaliectasia.

5- Antidepressant drugs.

6- Erysipelas.

7- Pressure ulcer management--Evidence-based interventions.

8- Traumatic Brain Injury: Integrated Approach

9- Genital ulcers caused by sexually transmitted diseases: current therapies, diagnosis and their relevance in HIV pandemy.

10- Current management of gout.

11- Livedo vasculitis.

12- Tarlov's cyst: definition, etiopathogenesis, propaedeutic and treatment.

13- Antibiotic treatment of uncomplicated cystitis in non-pregnant women up to menopause.

14- Urolithiasis and renal colic. Therapeutic approach in urology.

15- Uterine inversion.

16- Surgical basic skills: surgical sutures.

17- Rhabdomyolysis.

18- Intrahepatic cholestasis in pregnancy. Its etiopathogenesis, prognosis and therapy.

19- Cerebellar hypoplasias.

20- Spondylodiscitis: which etiology?.

 
  Resilience in Physicians: Contributions to the Validati...
 

 

Introduction: The aim of this study is to explore the validation of the Resilience Scale in its long and brief versions (25 items and 14 items). This instrument assesses the individual’s ability...  

  Lung Cancer-Related Pneumopericardium
 

  A 52-year-old man presented to our hospital with chest pain and shortness of breath. He was being treated with chemotherapy for a peri- hilar, infiltrative squamous cell carcinoma of the left lung with nodal involvement....  
  Outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease in the Northern Por...
 

 

On the 3rd of November 2020, eight confirmed cases of Legionaires’ disease were admitted to Hospital Pedro Hispano, in Matosinhos. On the same day, the epidemiological investigation started, even though COVID-19...  

  Biological Therapy in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthriti...
 

 

Introduction: Clinical outcomes in rheumatoid arthritis have greatly improved with therapeutic advances. Despite the availability of substantial clinical trial evidence, there is a lack of real-life d...  

 

  Publication skills training continues despite lockdown
   

Early-career researchers and students looking for practical training in how to write and publish a journal article have been served by the UK EQUATOR Centre’s Publication School since 2015. Our March 2020 course ran barely a week before the UK was sent into its first COVID-19 lockdown, and ...  

 

  Um calendário possível de pandemia
   

2020 foi um ano difícil. Por isso, não se deve perder a oportunidade de tentar sistematizar o que se passou e olhar para o mesmo sob diferentes perspetivas.
Janeiro começa com as notícias de uma nova doença na província de Hubei na China, com algum...  

 

  Have you read the most recent issue of Acta Médica Portuguesa?
   

Available at: https://www.actamedicaportuguesa.com/revista/index.php/amp/issue/view/417

Highlighted articles:

 

  Predatory journals enter biomedical databases through public funding
   

In the past decade the scientific community has faced a serious threat to its integrity and credibility with the rise of predatory journals. These journals manipulate and exploit the open access publishing model but omit the quality checks and editorial services that are routinely provided by leg...  

 

  Association of Use of a Meningococcus Group B Vaccine With Group B Invasive Meningococcal Disease Am...
   

Key Points
Question  Among children in Portugal, was there an association between receipt of a 4-component meningococcus group B vaccine (4CMenB) and group B invasive meningococcal disease?

Findings  In this matched case-control study that included 299 children, the lik...  

 

  Acta Médica Portuguesa Student
   

Do you know the journal where YOU can publish? Now you can know all about it, watch this video!

  
  Medical Images  
  Lung Cancer-Related Pneumopericardium  
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  A 52-year-old man presented to our hospital with chest pain and shortness of breath. He was being treated with chemotherapy for a peri- hilar, infiltrative squamous cell carcinoma of the left lung with nodal involvement. The chest radiograph revealed air outlining the inner surface of the mediastin...  
 

 
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  Biological Therapy in Patients with Rheumatoid A...  
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Introduction: Clinical outcomes in rheumatoid arthritis have greatly improved with therapeutic advances. Despite the availability of substantial clinical trial evidence, there is a lack of real-life data. The aim of this study was to assess disease status and quality of life in a...

 
 

 
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  European Portuguese Version of the Clinical Frai...  
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Introduction: This study aims to describe the translation and adaptation of the European Portuguese Clinical Frailty Scale and assess its convergent validity and test-retest reliability.
Material and Methods: This validation study included a sample of elde...

 
 

 
  Clinical Cases  
  Pharmacological Prophylaxis of Venous Thromboemb...  
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The aim of this case is to clarify the need to maintain the terminally ill oncological patients who have had a thrombotic event in the course of their underlying disease under antithrombotic therapy. This case addresses a 63-year-old man with stage IV gastric antrum adenocarcinoma, completely bed...