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The epidemiological profile of Pediatric Intensive Care Center at Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein

Camila Sanches Lanetzki, Carlos Augusto Cardim de Oliveira, Lital Moro Bass, Sulim Abramovici, Eduardo Juan Troster

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082012000100005

Objective:This study outlined the epidemiological profiles of patients who were admitted to the Pediatric Intensive Care Center at Albert Einstein Israelite Hospital during 2009.METHODS:Data were retrospectively collected for all patients admitted to the PICC during 2009. A total of 433 medical charts were reviewed, and these data were extracted using the DATAMARTS System and analyzed using the statistical software package STATA, version 11.0.RESULTS:There were no statistically significant differences in regards to patient gender, and the predominant age group consisted of […]

A descriptive study of prostate cancer mortality in the state of São Paulo, from 1980 to 2007

Ary Serpa Neto, Marcos Tobias-Machado, Marcelo Langer Wroclawski, Marco Akerman, Antônio Carlos Lima Pompeo, Auro Del Giglio

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082010AO1707

ABSTRACT Objective: Prostate cancer is the second most common neoplasm among men worldwide. This study aimed to examine the trend in mortality rates of prostate cancer among the population in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, from 1980 to 2007. Methods: a descriptive study of temporal series was conducted using mortality data due to prostate cancer between1980 and 2007 in the state of São Paulo. Mortality rates were obtained from the SUS Information System on Mortality (SIM/SUS – DATASUS). The […]