All publications of “Neil Ferreira Novo”

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Comparative study of knowledge about oral cancer among undergraduate dental students

Samara Ribeiro da Silva, Yara Juliano, Neil Ferreira Novo, Ilan Weinfeld

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082016AO3729

ABSTRACTObjective:To evaluate and compare the knowledge of dental undergraduate students about oral cancer.Methods:The students were divided into two groups according to semester attended in the undergraduate course: Group A, the first semester; and Group B, seventh semester. They were asked to answer a questionnaire about epidemiology, risk factors, clinical aspects, therapeutic solutions and oral self-examination. For statistical analysis, the Fisher’s exact test, the Cochran’s G test and Kendall’s concordance test were used, with significance level set at 0.05.Results:Regarding the prevalent […]

Apgar score and neonatal mortality in a hospital located in the southern area of São Paulo city, Brazil

Tatiana Gandolfi de Oliveira, Paula Vieira Freire, Flávia Thomé Moreira, Juliana da Silva Bemfeito de Moraes, Raquel Coris Arrelaro, Sarah Rossi, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082012000100006

Objective:To correlate the Apgar score, and neonatal mortality and its causes at a hospital located in the southern area of São Paulo City.METHODS:A retrospective study performed by analysis of medical charts (n=7,094) of all live newborns during the period of 2005 to 2009, with data up to 28 days of life in reference to weight, Apgar score, survival and cause of mortality. Cases were analyzed by the X² test (p < 0.05).RESULTS:In 7,094 births, there were 139 deaths, 58.3% during [...]

Association of newborn diseases with weight/length ratio and the adequacy of weight for gestational age

José Ricardo Dias Bertagnon, Marcos da Cruz Rocha, Gabriela Alba Kuraim, Rosângela Guidara, Neil Ferreira Novo

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082011ao2086

ABSTRACTObjective:To compare the frequencies of newborn diseases in those newborns classified according to a weight/length rate and those classified by the adequacy weight for gestational age.Methods:A retrospective cross-sectional study by record assessment was carried out enclosing all the live newborns at Hospital Geral do Grajaú, from September to December, 2009 (n =577) classified according to the rate weight/length and also to the adequacy weight for gestational age. The 10 and 90 percentiles of the weight/length distribution, now designated as “indices” […]