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Edema management with compression therapy during volumetric modulated arc therapy for extensive skin field cancerisation – a case study

March 17, 2022 Radiology & Cancer Therapy No Comments

Non-melanoma skin cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in Australia. Recentadvances in radiation therapy (RT) allow large convex areas with extensive skin fieldcancerisation (ESFC) to be treated using volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT). RTdoses and volumes are planned by radiation oncologists from pre-treatment computedtomography …..

Fertilizer potential of slurry from intensive dairy cattle farms in Intensive production forestry systems

Intensive dairy cattle breeding has a relevant social and economic impact in Portugal,particularly in the northern region. This activity generates a high flow of livestock effluents(slurry), rich in important nutrients for plant growth, which can be introduced into intensiveproduction forestry systems. These effluents can provide …..

Posterior circulation stroke, something rare or misdiagnosed?

March 8, 2022 Nephrology & Neurology No Comments

According to literature, about 20-25% of all strokes correspond toposterior circulation (PCS) ones and are a significant cause of patientdisability and mortality. Their diagnosis is very challenging giventhe complexity of structures and differences on clinical symptoms,imaging and management.Plus, it presents with a high risk ofrecurrent …..

Towards an emotional design of apparel for medical professionals

February 28, 2022 Fashion Technology No Comments

The rapid development of society has made people have an emotional requirements forapparel. Emotional apparel, generally, has been studied for many years. However, thereis few work regarding the emotional design for medical professionals. Emotional designcontains visceral, behavioral and reflective levels. Most of the existing medical …..

Statistical study on challenges faced by students during lockdown due to COVID-19

February 17, 2022 Epidemiology & Public Health No Comments

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the worldwide education system has been rigorouslyaffected, following the shutdown of schools and colleges/universities since March 2020in order to prevent the spread of the virus. Conventional classrooms shifted to onlineclassrooms which profoundly impacted teachers’ and students’ closed interaction, makinga paradigm …..

The role of Rehabilitation in pediatric amputation
– A 10-year retrospective study in a Portuguese
population

February 14, 2022 Medicine No Comments

Introduction: Limb amputation in pediatric population, whether congenital or acquired, hasa set of attributes that require a different medical approach and rehabilitation management.Objectives: To characterize the pediatric population referred to the Amputee Rehabilitationconsultation and evaluate amputation type and segment relationship with prosthesis usage.Material and methods: …..

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