All publications of “Flávia Perassa de Faria”

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Adequacy of oxygenation parameters in elderly patients undergoing mechanical ventilation

Luana Petruccio Cabral Monteiro Guedes, Fabrício Costa Delfino, Flavia Perassa de Faria, Gislane Ferreira de Melo, Gustavo de Azevedo Carvalho

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082013000400011

Objective:To compare ideal PaO2 with PaO2 found, ideal PaO2/FiO2 of room air with the one found, and ideal FiO2 with FiO2 found in mechanically ventilated elderly patients.METHODS:Cross-sectional study that evaluated elderly mechanically ventilated patients for at least 72 hours and who underwent three subsequent blood gas analyses.RESULTS:The sample consisted of 48 elderly with mean age of 74.77±9.36 years. There was a significant difference between the ideal PaO2 and the one found (p

Quality assessment of inhospital patients unable to speak who use alternative and extended communication

Fabrício Marinho Bandeira, Flávia Perassa de Faria, Everaldo Batista de Araujo

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082011ao2083

ABSTRACTObjective:To implement the use of alternative communication boards in patients hospitalized and unable to communicate by speech.Methods:A descriptive study with a sample of 30 patients hospitalized and unable to communicate by speech. Boards were made with Boardmaker® Software that consists of a graphical database containing Pictorial Communication Symbols. To assess the quality of life of these patients, the Portuguese SF-36, a translated version of the Medical Outcomes Study, was applied before and after the study.Results:We found that all domains of […]