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Co-morbidade psiquiátrica em dependentes de substâncias psicoativas: resultados preliminares
(Associação Brasileira de Psiquiatria - ABP, 1999-09-01)
INTRODUCTION: Proper psychiatric evaluations are seldom performed on drug addicts. Failure in recognizing dual diagnosed patients frequently results in inadequate treatment interventions. The objective of the present study ...
Field evaluation of a dual rapid diagnostic test for HIV infection and syphilis in Lima, Peru
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2015)
OBJECTIVES: Screening for HIV and syphilis in key populations is recommended by the WHO to reduce the morbidity, mortality and transmission associated with undiagnosed and untreated infections. Rapid point-of-care tests ...
Iodine Quantification to Distinguish Clear Cell from Papillary Renal Cell Carcinoma at Dual-Energy Multidetector CT: A Multireader Diagnostic Performance Study
Purpose: to investigate whether dual-energy multidetector row computed tomographic (CT) imaging with iodine quantification is able to distinguish between clear cell and papillary renal cell carcinoma (RCC) subtypes. Materials ...
Field evaluation of a smartphone-based electronic reader of rapid dual HIV and syphilis point-of-care immunoassays
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2018)
OBJECTIVE: Electronic (E) devices read and quantify lateral flow-based rapid tests, providing a novel approach to assay interpretation. We evaluated the performance of one E-reader for two dual HIV and syphilis immunoassays. ...
Hematoma retroperitoneal espontáneo: Caso clínico
(Sociedad Médica de Santiago, 2007)
The relative prevalence of schizophrenia among cannabis and cocaine users attending addiction services
Background: Cannabis and cocaine are the most common illicit drugs for which people are treated in addiction services in Latin America. Much research has suggested that the use of cannabis increases the risk of schizophrenia; ...
Field evaluation of a dual rapid inmunodiagnostic test for HIV and Syphilis infection in Peru
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2016)
BACKGROUND: Integrated prevention for HIV and syphilis is warranted because both syphilis and HIV infections have evidence-based, scalable interventions using current health care mechanisms. The advent of dual rapid ...