All publications of “Alexandre Biasi Cavalcanti”

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Assessment of nursing perceptions of three insulin protocols for blood glucose control in critically ill patients

Thiago Domingos Corrêa, Francisca Pereira de Almeida, Alexandre Biasi Cavalcanti, Adriano José Pereira, Eliézer Silva

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082012000300016

Objective:To evaluate nurses’ perception regarding three different blood glucose control protocols for critically ill patients.METHODS:As part of a randomized trial comparing three blood glucose control protocols in critically ill patients (Computer-Assisted Insulin Protocol, Leuven Protocol, and conventional treatment), all nurses participating in the study were asked to fill in a questionnaire to assess their perceptions of efficacy, complexity, feasibility, and safety (as to the occurrence of hypoglycemic episodes), an to indicate which protocol they would like to see adopted as […]

Cochrane meta-analysis: teicoplanin versus vancomycin for proven or suspected infection

Diogo Diniz Gomes Bugano, Alexandre Biasi Cavalcanti, Anderson Roman Goncalves, Claudia Salvini de Almeida, Eliézer Silva

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082011ao2020

ABSTRACTObjective:To compare efficacy and safety of vancomycin versus teicoplanin in patients with proven or suspected infection.Methods:Data Sources: Cochrane Renal Group’s Specialized Register, CENTRAL, MEDLINE, EMBASE, nephrology textbooks and review articles. Inclusion criteria: Randomized controlled trials in any language comparing teicoplanin to vancomycin for patients with proven or suspected infection. Data extraction: Two authors independently evaluated methodological quality and extracted data. Study investigators were contacted for unpublished information. A random effect model was used to estimate the pooled risk ratio (RR) […]