All publications of “Alessandra da Graça Corrêa”

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The use of external event monitoring (web-loop) in the elucidation of symptoms associated with arrhythmias in a general population

Hindalis Ballesteros Epifanio, Marcelo Katz, Melania Aparecida Borges, Alessandra da Graça Corrêa, Fátima Dumas Cintra, Rodrigo Leandro Grinberg, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082014ao2939

Objective To correlate arrhythmic symptoms with the presence of significant arrhythmias through the external event monitoring (web-loop).Methods Between January and December 2011, the web-loop was connected to 112 patients (46% of them were women, mean age 52±21 years old). Specific arrhythmic symptoms were defined as palpitations, pre-syncope and syncope observed during the monitoring. Supraventricular tachycardia, atrial flutter or fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia, pauses greater than 2 seconds or advanced atrioventricular block were classified as significant arrhythmia. The association between symptoms and […]

Effect of implementing an acute myocardial infarction guideline on quality indicators

Marcia Makdisse, Marcelo Katz, Alessandra da Graça Corrêa, Luciano Monte Alegre Forlenza, Marco Antonio Perin, Fábio Sândoli de Brito Júnior, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082013000300016

Objective:To evaluate the compliance rates to quality of care indicators along the implementation of an acute myocardial infarction clinical practice guideline.METHODS:A clinical guideline for acute myocardial infarction was introduced on March 1st, 2005. Patients admitted for acute myocardial infarction from March 1st, 2005 to December 31st, 2012 (n=1,431) were compared to patients admitted for acute myocardial infarction before the implementation of the protocol (n=306). Compliance rates to quality of care indicators (ASA prescription on hospital admission and discharge, betablockers on […]