All publications of “Erik Montagna”

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Formulation, implementation and evaluation of a distance course for accreditation in patient safety

Poliana Nunes Wanderlei, Erik Montagna

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082018GS4316

ABSTRACT Objective To formulate and to implement a virtual learning environment course in patient safety, and to propose ways to estimate the impact of the course in patient safety outcomes. Methods The course was part of an accreditation process and involved all employees of a public hospital in Brazil. The whole hospital staff was enrolled in the course. The accreditation team defined the syllabus. The education guidelines were divided into 12 modules related to quality, patient safety and required organizational […]

The advances and new technologies for the study of mitochondrial diseases

Bianca Bianco, Erik Montagna

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082016MD3561

ABSTRACTGenetic mitochondrial disorders are responsible for the most common inborn errors of metabolism, caused by mutations in either nuclear genes or in mitochondrial DNA. This article presents the prokaryotic origin of the organelle and the relation between nuclear and mitochondrial genomes, as well as current evolutionary models for such mechanisms. It also addresses the structure of mitochondrial genes, their expression pattern, clinical features of gene defects, risk of transmission and current techniques to avoid these events in assisted human reproduction. […]