The Primary Care Research Landscape and its Relationship with Clinical Practice: A Scientometric Analysis
CONCLUSION: The distribution of publications in primary care journals is distinct from the burden of problems faced in clinical practice and reasons for visiting a family physician. The use of scientometric tools to identify publication trends and their comparison with common problems could be a strategy to identify areas with research gaps in primary care.PMID:34543181 | DOI:10.20344/amp.15262 (Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa)
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - September 20, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Salom é Apitz Pedro Fontoura Source Type: research

Why is Palliative Care Training During the Portuguese Family Medicine Residency Program Not Mandatory?
Acta Med Port. 2021 Sep 17. doi: 10.20344/amp.14638. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34534437 | DOI:10.20344/amp.14638 (Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa)
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - September 17, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Raquel F Castro Ana Catarina Esteves Maria Gouveia Paulo Pina-Pina Source Type: research

The Importance of Patch Testing in Anogenital Dermatitis: Ten-Year Experience of a Tertiary Referral Center in Northern Portugal
Acta Med Port. 2021 Sep 13. doi: 10.20344/amp.15568. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34520343 | DOI:10.20344/amp.15568 (Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa)
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - September 14, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Joel Reis Maria Lu ísa Marques Miguel Nogueira Manuela Selores In ês Lobo Source Type: research

Substance Use in Refugee Populations: Proposals for Approaching a Vulnerable Population
Acta Med Port. 2021 Sep 14. doi: 10.20344/amp.16624. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34520344 | DOI:10.20344/amp.16624 (Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa)
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - September 14, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Pedro Mota Ana Neto Source Type: research

The Importance of Patch Testing in Anogenital Dermatitis: Ten-Year Experience of a Tertiary Referral Center in Northern Portugal
Acta Med Port. 2021 Sep 13. doi: 10.20344/amp.15568. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34520343 | DOI:10.20344/amp.15568 (Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa)
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - September 14, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Joel Reis Maria Lu ísa Marques Miguel Nogueira Manuela Selores In ês Lobo Source Type: research

Substance Use in Refugee Populations: Proposals for Approaching a Vulnerable Population
Acta Med Port. 2021 Sep 14. doi: 10.20344/amp.16624. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34520344 | DOI:10.20344/amp.16624 (Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa)
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - September 14, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Pedro Mota Ana Neto Source Type: research

The Importance of Patch Testing in Anogenital Dermatitis: Ten-Year Experience of a Tertiary Referral Center in Northern Portugal
Acta Med Port. 2021 Sep 13. doi: 10.20344/amp.15568. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34520343 | DOI:10.20344/amp.15568 (Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa)
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - September 14, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Joel Reis Maria Lu ísa Marques Miguel Nogueira Manuela Selores In ês Lobo Source Type: research

Substance Use in Refugee Populations: Proposals for Approaching a Vulnerable Population
Acta Med Port. 2021 Sep 14. doi: 10.20344/amp.16624. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34520344 | DOI:10.20344/amp.16624 (Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa)
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - September 14, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Pedro Mota Ana Neto Source Type: research

The Importance of Patch Testing in Anogenital Dermatitis: Ten-Year Experience of a Tertiary Referral Center in Northern Portugal
Acta Med Port. 2021 Sep 13. doi: 10.20344/amp.15568. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34520343 | DOI:10.20344/amp.15568 (Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa)
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - September 14, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Joel Reis Maria Lu ísa Marques Miguel Nogueira Manuela Selores In ês Lobo Source Type: research

Substance Use in Refugee Populations: Proposals for Approaching a Vulnerable Population
Acta Med Port. 2021 Sep 14. doi: 10.20344/amp.16624. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34520344 | DOI:10.20344/amp.16624 (Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa)
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - September 14, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Pedro Mota Ana Neto Source Type: research

The Importance of Patch Testing in Anogenital Dermatitis: Ten-Year Experience of a Tertiary Referral Center in Northern Portugal
Acta Med Port. 2021 Sep 13. doi: 10.20344/amp.15568. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34520343 | DOI:10.20344/amp.15568 (Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa)
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - September 14, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Joel Reis Maria Lu ísa Marques Miguel Nogueira Manuela Selores In ês Lobo Source Type: research

Substance Use in Refugee Populations: Proposals for Approaching a Vulnerable Population
Acta Med Port. 2021 Sep 14. doi: 10.20344/amp.16624. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34520344 | DOI:10.20344/amp.16624 (Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa)
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - September 14, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Pedro Mota Ana Neto Source Type: research

Benzodiazepine use in Portugal: revisiting the stars of Li ège model
Acta Med Port. 2021 Sep 10. doi: 10.20344/amp.16725. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34508331 | DOI:10.20344/amp.16725 (Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa)
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - September 11, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Jo ão Gama Marques Source Type: research

Non-Secretory Multiple Myeloma with Patchy Marrow Involvement and Aberrant Cytokeratin Expression
Acta Med Port. 2021 Sep 8. doi: 10.20344/amp.13235. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTNon-secretory multiple myeloma is a rare form of the disease that presents a diagnostic challenge. A 69-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with a pathological fracture of the right clavicle, along with a history of asthenia and middle back pain in the preceding three months. Workup revealed multiple focal lytic bone lesions in the clavicles, ribs, skull and thoracic- lumbar-sacral spine, without evidence of anemia, hypercalcemia or renal failure, with no abnormal immunofixation in the serum or urine and with normal serum fre...
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - September 9, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Miguel Silva Joana Martins Jo ão Pinto Teresina Amaro Source Type: research

Nationwide Access to Endovascular Treatment for Acute Ischemic Stroke in Portugal
CONCLUSION: The overall national rate of EVT in the first two years after the organization of EVT-capable centers is one of the highest among European countries, however, significant regional disparities were documented. Moreover, stroke-onset-to-first-door times and in-hospital procedural times in the EVT centers were comparable to those reported in the randomized controlled trials performed in high-volume tertiary hospitals.PMID:34499849 | DOI:10.20344/amp.15031 (Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa)
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - September 9, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Mariana Carvalho Dias Ricardo Soares Dos Reis Jo ão Vasco Santos Ana Paiva Nunes Patricia Ferreira Bruno Maia Isabel Fragata Joao Reis Joana Ramos Lopes Luis Cruz Gustavo Santo Egidio Machado Denis Gabriel Rui Felgueiras Hugo Mota D ória Angelo Carneiro Source Type: research

Non-Secretory Multiple Myeloma with Patchy Marrow Involvement and Aberrant Cytokeratin Expression
Acta Med Port. 2021 Sep 8. doi: 10.20344/amp.13235. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTNon-secretory multiple myeloma is a rare form of the disease that presents a diagnostic challenge. A 69-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with a pathological fracture of the right clavicle, along with a history of asthenia and middle back pain in the preceding three months. Workup revealed multiple focal lytic bone lesions in the clavicles, ribs, skull and thoracic- lumbar-sacral spine, without evidence of anemia, hypercalcemia or renal failure, with no abnormal immunofixation in the serum or urine and with normal serum fre...
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - September 9, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Miguel Silva Joana Martins Jo ão Pinto Teresina Amaro Source Type: research

Nationwide Access to Endovascular Treatment for Acute Ischemic Stroke in Portugal
CONCLUSION: The overall national rate of EVT in the first two years after the organization of EVT-capable centers is one of the highest among European countries, however, significant regional disparities were documented. Moreover, stroke-onset-to-first-door times and in-hospital procedural times in the EVT centers were comparable to those reported in the randomized controlled trials performed in high-volume tertiary hospitals.PMID:34499849 | DOI:10.20344/amp.15031 (Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa)
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - September 9, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Mariana Carvalho Dias Ricardo Soares Dos Reis Jo ão Vasco Santos Ana Paiva Nunes Patricia Ferreira Bruno Maia Isabel Fragata Joao Reis Joana Ramos Lopes Luis Cruz Gustavo Santo Egidio Machado Denis Gabriel Rui Felgueiras Hugo Mota D ória Angelo Carneiro Source Type: research

Hansen Disease: A Type of Figurate Erythema
Acta Med Port. 2021 Sep 7. doi: 10.20344/amp.13348. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTN/a.PMID:34494543 | DOI:10.20344/amp.13348 (Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa)
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - September 8, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Rebeca Calado Jos é Carlos Cardoso Andr é Pinho Source Type: research

Management of a Portuguese Blood Bank During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Acta Med Port. 2021 Sep 6. doi: 10.20344/amp.16824. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34491158 | DOI:10.20344/amp.16824 (Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa)
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - September 7, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Diana Carneiro Le ão Beatriz Delgado Alexandre Mendes-da-Silva Marcos Sousa Cl áudia Vaz Manuela Lopes M Carmo Koch Source Type: research

Stigma among Physicians Towards Patients with Mental Health Disorders
Acta Med Port. 2021 Sep 3. doi: 10.20344/amp.16804. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34477551 | DOI:10.20344/amp.16804 (Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa)
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - September 3, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Filipa Novais Diogo Telles-Correia Source Type: research

Scientific Production on Suicide by Ibero-American Authors During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Acta Med Port. 2021 Aug 30. doi: 10.20344/amp.16783. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34459739 | DOI:10.20344/amp.16783 (Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa)
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - August 30, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Miguel A Saavedra-L ópez Mar ía Rojas-Pisfil Lynton J Sandoval-Navarro Ronald M Hern ández Xiomara M Calle-Ramirez Source Type: research

Knowledge and Patterns of Use of Emergency Oral Contraception among Portuguese Female Users of Healthcare Services
Acta Med Port. 2021 Aug 25. doi: 10.20344/amp.14043. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTINTRODUCTION: The lack of knowledge about the existence, effectiveness, and supply of emergency contraception as well as access to it, its effective duration and the lack of recognition of the need for its use can prevent women from using it. The aim of this study was to ascertain the attitudes, experience, level of knowledge and information sources about emergency contraception of Portuguese female users of healthcare services.MATERIAL AND METHODS: We conducted a multicentre, cross-sectional, observational study among 280 Portuguese women u...
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - August 29, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Ângela Rodrigues Bruno Valentim Daniel Tavares Maria Jo ão Augusto Jorge Campelo Mariana Loureiro Ana Raposo Isabel Alves Maria C éu Almeida Isabel Santos Silva Source Type: research

Guidelines to Think, Develop and Implement Health Communication in Portugal
Acta Med Port. 2021 Aug 24. doi: 10.20344/amp.15770. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTThe SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has laid out and deepened several weaknesses of health systems, some of which have already been identified by international organizations, such as the lack of human and material resources or civil society's insufficient involvement in decision-making processes. As the pandemic's socioeconomic consequences worsen and pandemic fatigue settles in, another frailty is unveiled to the public and media space: the lack of a critical mass of health communicators, which has direct consequences on how the pandemic is managed. Co...
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - August 24, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: D ébora Miranda Isa Galhordas Alves Marta Salavisa Source Type: research

A Rare Cause of Dysphagia
Acta Med Port. 2021 Aug 23. doi: 10.20344/amp.13628. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34424839 | DOI:10.20344/amp.13628 (Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa)
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - August 23, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Andreia Ribeiro Gon çalo Freire Source Type: research

Therapeutic Plasmapheresis: Seven Year Experience of an Intensive Care Unit in Portugal
CONCLUSION: Therapeutic plasmapheresis is a complex technique that requires specific training. The indications are diverse, and some are not consensual. Complications were frequent, but they did not increase morbidity.PMID:34416929 | DOI:10.20344/amp.14266 (Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa)
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - August 21, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Rita Faria Alexei Bucur Andr é Gordinho Luis Falc ão Andr é Carrão Sara Fernandes Jo ão Colaço Carlos Meneses-Oliveira Ant ónio Messias Source Type: research

Portuguese Validated Versions of the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test: A Systematic Review Protocol
CONCLUSION: This review will provide important information on the validity of the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test as a screening tool for at-risk drinking in Portugal and other official Portuguese speaking countries.PMID:34409933 | DOI:10.20344/amp.15765 (Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa)
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - August 19, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Diogo Phalempin Cardoso Daniela Oliveira Beatriz Antunes Rosa Saraiva Kathryn Angus Eugenia Gallardo Frederico Ros ário Source Type: research

Process Evaluation of a Mixed Methods Feasibility Study to Identify Hospital Patients with Palliative Care Needs in Portugal
CONCLUSION: There is an urgent need to provide generalist palliative care training to clinicians.PMID:34409934 | DOI:10.20344/amp.15294 (Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa)
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - August 19, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: B árbara Antunes Pedro Pereira Rodrigues Irene J Higginson Pedro Lopes Ferreira Source Type: research

Outpatient Community-Acquired Pneumonia: Out of Sight, Away from Prevention
Acta Med Port. 2021 Aug 19. doi: 10.20344/amp.16416. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34411508 | DOI:10.20344/amp.16416 (Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa)
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - August 19, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: M ónica Pereira Ant ónio Diniz Filipe Froes Source Type: research

Portuguese Validated Versions of the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test: A Systematic Review Protocol
CONCLUSION: This review will provide important information on the validity of the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test as a screening tool for at-risk drinking in Portugal and other official Portuguese speaking countries.PMID:34409933 | DOI:10.20344/amp.15765 (Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa)
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - August 19, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Diogo Phalempin Cardoso Daniela Oliveira Beatriz Antunes Rosa Saraiva Kathryn Angus Eugenia Gallardo Frederico Ros ário Source Type: research

Process Evaluation of a Mixed Methods Feasibility Study to Identify Hospital Patients with Palliative Care Needs in Portugal
CONCLUSION: There is an urgent need to provide generalist palliative care training to clinicians.PMID:34409934 | DOI:10.20344/amp.15294 (Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa)
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - August 19, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: B árbara Antunes Pedro Pereira Rodrigues Irene J Higginson Pedro Lopes Ferreira Source Type: research

Outpatient Community-Acquired Pneumonia: Out of Sight, Away from Prevention
Acta Med Port. 2021 Aug 19. doi: 10.20344/amp.16416. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34411508 | DOI:10.20344/amp.16416 (Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa)
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - August 19, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: M ónica Pereira Ant ónio Diniz Filipe Froes Source Type: research

New-Onset Type 1 Diabetes in Children and COVID-19
Acta Med Port. 2021 Jul 26. doi: 10.20344/amp.16412. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34321150 | DOI:10.20344/amp.16412 (Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa)
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - July 29, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Maria In ês Alexandre Ana Raquel Henriques Daniela Cavaco Lu ís Rodrigues Sara Costa Br ígida Robalo Carla Pereira Maria de Lurdes Sampaio Source Type: research