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Risk factors associated with in-hospital falls reported to the Patient Safety Commitee of a teaching hospital

Adriane Kênia Moreira Silva ORCID logo , Dayane Carlos Mota da Costa ORCID logo , Adriano Max Moreira Reis ORCID logo

DOI: 10.31744/einstein_journal/2019AO4432

ABSTRACT Objective To investigate the use of fall-risk-increasing drugs among patients with falls reported to the Patient Safety Office of a hospital, and to identify the factors associated with high risk for fall. Methods A cross-sectional study, carried out in a teaching hospital. The study population was the universe of fall reports received by the Patient Safety Office. The dependent variable was a high risk for falls. The Medication Fall Risk Score was used to measure fall risk. Descriptive, univariate […]

Medications used in pediatric cystic fibrosis population

Stella Pegoraro Alves ORCID logo , Márcia de Azevedo Frank ORCID logo , Denise Bueno ORCID logo

DOI: 10.31744/einstein_journal/2018AO4212

ABSTRACT Objective To describe the drug utilization profile used by pediatric cystic fibrosis patients. Methods A transversal study comprising the analysis of records and interviews with caregivers of pediatric patient in a reference center of Southern Brazil. We collected information about patients’ clinical condition, medication used and household therapy. Results Out of 78 patients participating in the study, prevailing characteristics were: female, self-declared white color, mutation F508del and countryside resident. Forty-three patients had health monitoring exclusively in the hospital’s outpatient […]

Identification and analysis of antinutritional factors in possible interactions between medications and food/nutrients in hospitalized patients

Adnny Fernanda Lima Campos, Savina Pereira Torres, Everton Moraes Lopes, Rumão Batista Nunes de Carvalho, Rivelilson Mendes de Freitas, Lívio César Cunha Nunes

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082011ao2026

ABSTRACTObjective:To identify and analyze the presence of antinutritional factors in possible interactions between medications and foods/ nutrients of the diets prescribed for patients of the Hospital Regional Justino Luz, in the city of Picos (PI) in order to suggest their likely mechanisms.Methods:The sample was made up of 120 medical records of hospitalized patients. The charts were analyzed to verify the presence or absence of interactions between medications and foods/nutrients of the diets prescribed to the patients at the Hospital Regional […]