All publications of “Vanessa Teich”

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Reduced frequency of cardiopulmonary arrests by rapid response teams

Paulo David Scatena Gonçales, Joyce Assis Polessi, Lital Moro Bass, Gisele de Paula Dias Santos, Paula Kiyomi Onaga Yokota, Claudia Regina Laselva, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082012000400009

Objective:To evaluate the impact of the implementation of a rapid response team on the rate of cardiorespiratory arrests in mortality associated with cardiorespiratory arrests and on in-hospital mortality in a high complexity general hospital.METHODS:A retrospective analysis of cardiorespiratory arrests and in-hospital mortality events before and after implementation of a rapid response team. The period analyzed covered 19 months before intervention by the team (August 2005 to February 2007) and 19 months after the intervention (March 2007 to September 2008).RESULTS:During the […]

Impact of the use of vessel sealing or harmonic scalpel on intra-hospital outcomes and the cost of thyroidectomy procedures

Fabricia Bersi da Silva, Ana Claudia de Oliveira Limoeiro, Juliana Del Bianco, Vanessa Teich, Nelson Teich, José Carlos Teixeira, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082012000300017

OBJECTIVES:To analyze the operative time, length of hospitalization and cost, as well as the bleeding and pain observed during the postoperative period, of thyroidectomy procedures using vessel sealing, harmonic scalpel or the conventional technique.METHODS:Retrospective analysis of thyroidectomies performed between 2007 and 2010 using either the conventional technique or minimally invasive techniques involving vessel sealing or a harmonic scalpel. Gender, age, primary diagnosis and procedure type were analyzed. The outcomes analyzed included the length of the procedure, length of hospital stay, […]