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A prospective study on acute poisonings presenting to the Emergency Department at Landspitali University Hospital in Iceland 2012 - Gudjonsdottir GA, Thordardottir AM, Kristinsson J.

INTRODUCTION: The purpose of the study was to assess the incidence and type of toxic exposures presenting to the Emergency Department (ED) at Landspitali University Hospital in Iceland over one year and compare the results to another study performed eleven...
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Conclusion The sociodemographic vulnerability and the high prevalence of psychiatric comorbidities denote the fragility of the population of chemical dependents. The characteristic profiles for each group demonstrate the importance of an individualized treatment.
Source: Jornal Brasileiro de Psiquiatria - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Conclusion Alcohol consumption is high among the students evaluated, although most are in the low risk profile. However, it is evident the need for educational actions to promote student health, aiming at the reduction and conscious consumption of alcoholic beverages.
Source: Jornal Brasileiro de Psiquiatria - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
(Reuters Health) - Nearly 50 alcohol-flavored tobacco product lines are marketed by more than 400 tobacco brands in the United States and these products may especially attract teens, luring them into tobacco addiction, according to a new study.
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Brigham Young University has ended a decades-long policy barring caffeinated soft drinks from its campus. To those unfamiliar with the practices of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, that may not seem like a big deal. But to Mormons, students and alumni, the decision is so earth-shattering that some on social media have come to the conclusion that the end of the world must indeed be near. BYU, which is owned by the Church, will now serve sodas on its Provo, Utah, campus as a result of increased demand, perhaps due to clarifications over what drinks can be consumed by members of the Church. The school decided ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized onetime Religion Source Type: news
This study presents an integrated strategy for catalytic co-production of jet fuel range alkenes (JFA), tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol (THFA), and 1,2-pentanediol (1,2-PeD) from lignocellulosic biomass which consists of cellulose (C6), hemicellulose... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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This article aims to identify the prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV) in the elderly and its associated factors. A systematic review of cross-sectional population-based studies was conducted in PubMed, Lilacs and PsycInfo databases, without restrictions with respect to the period and language of publication. Two independent reviewers conducted the selection, data extraction and the methodological quality analysis. Nineteen papers were selected for the analysis. There was a variation in the type of violence, gender of respondents and tools used. Most studies had a moderate or high methodological quality. IPV occur...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research
This article aims to identify the prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV) in the elderly and its associated factors. A systematic review of cross-sectional population-based studies was conducted in PubMed, Lilacs and PsycInfo databases, without restrictions with respect to the period and language of publication. Two independent reviewers conducted the selection, data extraction and the methodological quality analysis. Nineteen papers were selected for the analysis. There was a variation in the type of violence, gender of respondents and tools used. Most studies had a moderate or high methodological quality. IPV occur...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research
This article aims to identify the prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV) in the elderly and its associated factors. A systematic review of cross-sectional population-based studies was conducted in PubMed, Lilacs and PsycInfo databases, without restrictions with respect to the period and language of publication. Two independent reviewers conducted the selection, data extraction and the methodological quality analysis. Nineteen papers were selected for the analysis. There was a variation in the type of violence, gender of respondents and tools used. Most studies had a moderate or high methodological quality. IPV occur...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research
Resumo As les ões e mortes decorrentes da violência constituem importante problema de saúde pública no Brasil. O artigo tem como objetivo descrever o perfil dos atendimentos por violência em serviços de urgência e emergência de capitais brasileiras. Trata-se de um estudo descritivo do inquérito de Vigilâ ncia de Violências e Acidentes (VIVA), realizado em emergências públicas das capitais brasileiras, de setembro a novembro de 2014, perfazendo um total de 4.406 atendimentos por agressões. Foram consideradas as seguintes categorias de...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research
Resumo Caracteriza-se o perfil das v ítimas de lesão autoprovocada que procuraram atendimento em serviços de urgência e emergência nas capitais brasileiras, utilizando-se a base de dados do Viva Inquérito 2014. Foi realizada estatística descritiva das lesões autoprovocadas por sexo e análise por regressão logística. As carac terísticas avaliadas foram: faixa etária, sexo, raça/cor de pele, escolaridade, zona de residência, características do evento, uso de álcool e evolução do atendimento. Os re...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research
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