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  • Research on the application of wheel pile foundation for transmission lines

    Under the action of low pressure, the wheel pile foundation bears most or even all the downward pressure. When the wheel pile foundation is subjected to uplift force, the uplift force is supported by the short pile, and the ring frame and the 4 flange mainly play the role of transfer pulling force, while the main bearing force is short and short pile. When the wheel pile foundation is subjected to horizontal forces, the horizontal force is mainly borne by the flange and the ring frame. Therefore, only downward pressure and horizontal force should be considered for the ring frame and flange, while uplift force should be considered for the design of thin and short piles. The basic design is simple and the transmission path is clear. The ring frame, flange and short pile of the wheel pile foundation are prefabricated. The foundation can take different prefabricated installation methods with the mechanized construction conditions. It can not only guarantee the quality of the concrete slab, but also speed up the construction speed of the foundation. By comparing with the economic technology of the plate foundation, it is found that under the same geological conditions, the use of wheel pile foundation can reduce the concrete earthwork and the increase of the load, the decrease of concrete is also increased, and the amount of steel is saved, and the economic benefit is remarkable.

  • Food Standard in a University Campus in Recife

    Introduction: An elaboration of the Ten Steps to Healthy Eating and of great importance for a population-related approach to food. Objectives: To inquire about the fulfillment of the two steps and to verify the negative answers between passers-by of the university campus. Methodology: Quantitative and qualitative research, approaching educationally the Ten Steps. To present a convenience sample of 34 subjects on the campus of Catholic University of Pernambuco. Results and Discussion: Step 1: 43% do not eat 3 meals a day. Step 2: 32% do not eat cereals, tubers and others. Step 3: 56% do not eat fruits and vegetables regularly. Step 4: 32% do not eat beans with rice regularly. Step 5: 21% do not regularly eat milk, meat and poultry. Step 6: 15% do not regularly eat olive oil, butter and others. Step 7: 32% do not avoid soft drinks, cookies, sweets, processed juices and others. Step 8: 32% did not reduce salt intake. Step 9: 35% do not regularly drink two liters of water daily. Step 10: 35% stated not to practice physical adventure or to avoid alcoholic beverages or smoke. The food pattern is not yet in accordance with the lack of habits, which is related to lack of time and culture. Conclusion: The data point to the need for Food Education, since they were not satisfactory.

  • To calculate the BMI and measure the AC of a population of a university campus

    Introduction: Healthy Eating has been one of the guidelines of the Ministry of Health since 2014. Important indicators of the risks for chronic-degenerative diseases are Body Mass Index (BMI) and Abdominal Waist (CA) measurement. Objectives: To calculate the BMI and measure the AC of a population of a university campus. Methodology: Quantitative and descriptive research. Sample of convenience of 34 individuals in the campus of the Catholic University of Pernambuco in the activities of the Module Teaching, Service and Community II. Results and Discussion: 1st Social function and BMI: Students (Normal: 57%). Teacher (Normal: 50% and Overweight: 50%). Employees (Normal: 43% and Obesity: 43%). 2nd Social function and CA: Professor (Risk: 50%) Employees (Risk: 70%). Age and BMI: 31 to 40 years (Normal: 50% and Overweight: 50%). 41 to 50 years old (Overweight: 50%). 51 to 60 years old (Obesity: 52%) 4th Age and CA: 31 to 40 years old (Risk: 50%). 41 to 50 years (Risk: 75% and No Risk: 25%). 51 to 60 years (Risk: 60%). > 60 years (Risk: 67%). Increased risk between older ages and roles of teachers and staff. Conclusion: There is a need for Health Education orienting subjects in terms of changes in lifestyle habits.

  • Nursing assistance to the patient in the perioperatory period of general surgery: an integrating review

    In the perioperative period the role of the nurse is to guide the patient and prepare him for the procedure, raise problems and needs, provide information. Objective: To verify in the literature the performance of nursing in a surgical center during the perioperative period of general surgery. Method: This is an integrative review, referring to the scientific production in the area of nursing in a surgical center (CC), in order to summarize the studies already published in national journals in the years 2011 to 2016, indexed in databases: (LILACS), Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System Online (MEDLINE) and Scientific Electronic Library Online (SCIELO), the articles included were in Portuguese (Brazil) and with full texts, available for access on -line. Results: Of the 161 articles found, 139 were excluded, respecting the exclusion criteria mentioned above. Of these 22 articles found in the indexed, only 9 articles met the inclusion criteria. The articles dealt with the experience of nurses and their staff in providing the best quality care possible. This study addresses the quantitative of articles researched concerning the role of the nurse before, during and after general surgery procedure, ie, showing the nursing performance. Conclusion: Nursing performance in the preparation of the patient in the perioperative of general surgery is fundamental for a quality assistance.

  • Detect and partially purify trypsin inhibitor from Aesculus hippocastanum (Indian chestnut) seeds

    Introduction: Plants have several mechanisms of defense against phytopathogens, being one of them formation of defense proteins, such as protease inhibitors. Objectives: The objective of this work was to detect and partially purify trypsin inhibitor from Aesculus hippocastanum (Indian chestnut) seeds. Methodology: The A. hippocastanum seed powder was submitted to saline extraction in 0.15 M NaCl (10% w/v). The extract was evaluated for trypsin inhibitor activity and protein concentration and to chromatography on DEAE-Sephadex column equilibrated with 0.1 M Tris-HCl pH 8.0 and eluted with the same buffer containing 1.0 M NaCl. The obtained peaks were dialyzed and evaluated for trypsin inhibitory activity. Results and Discussion: Saline extract (4 mg/mL of protein) showed a specific trypsin inhibitory activity (STIA) of 149.57 U/mg. The pool of proteins adsorbed on DEAE-Sephadex matrix showed high STIA (1280.31 U/mg), corresponding to a purification factor of 8.5. Conclusion: Seeds of A. hippocastanum possess a trypsin inhibitor that was partially purified by ion exchange chromatography.

  • The main treatment options for patients with chronic Chikungunya fever symptoms

    Introduction: Chikungunya fever is a disease caused by the chikungunya virus (CHIKV) and is transmitted by arthropod bites, mainly by the species Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus. It became an epidemic in 2005, reaching, afterwards, America, including Brazil, with intense consequences for its population. Its spectrum of manifestation includes three phases: acute, subacute and chronic, in addition to some reports of atypical cases. Little is known about its pathophysiology, fact that turns it into an area of extreme research. Objectives: Carry out a literature review about the main treatment options for patients with chronic Chikungunya fever symptoms. Methodology: A literature review was carried out covering articles from the last 10 years (2007 to 2017), selected through a search in the PUBMED database, using the descriptor “Febre Chinkungunya”. Results and Conclusion: Regarding the treatment, it was seen that there is still no specific drug, despite the studies, using purely symptomatic drugs, with increasing doses based on the clinical phase presented.

  • Prevalence of child accidents

    Introduction: Data from the World Health Organization indicate that about 830,000 children die each year from external causes (violence and accidents). In Brazil, in 2012, there were 3,142 deaths of children aged 0-9 years due to external causes, which is considered a serious national public health problem. Objectives: To analyze the literature on the prevalence rates by type of accidents in children aged 5 to 10 years. Methodology: The research was carried out at the LILACS, Periodicals CAPES, PubMed and MEDLINE databases. The following terms were considered descriptors: “Prevalence”, “Accidents”, “Violence” and “Child.” Articles were published between September 1997 and 2017. Results: Of the 386 articles found, only six were included in the review. The prevalence rates were higher in accidents due to falls (54.2 to 22.7%), lower in cases of transport / transit accidents (51.9 to 14.2%) and extremely low in cases of burns (5.2% 1.5%) Conclusion: The literature on children’s accidents is still incipient due to the complexity and wideness of the phenomenon, as well as the need for further investigations on preventive strategies aimed at reducing the morbidity and mortality of children that result from these events.

  • To identify a prevalence of suicide attempt and treatment, clinical, sociodemographic and epidemiological profile of adolescents

    Introduction: It is estimated that for each suicide, there are 10 to 20 attempts that often leave a high sequelae rate in the health and physical incapacity of the individuals who cannot achieve it. Currently, there is a greater concern regarding some age groups, such as adolescence, the risk classification in about one third of the countries. Objectives: To identify a prevalence of suicide attempt and treatment, clinical, sociodemographic and epidemiological profile of adolescents involved in this picture. Methodology: A cross-sectional, descriptive and retrospective study about suicide attempt in adolescents from the metropolitan region of Recife and attended at an outpatient clinic specialized in Hebiatrics in the city of Recife, Pernambuco, between May 2016 and August 2017. Results and Discussion: 8% of the patients attempted suicide, these being more females. As motivation were reported: depression, bullying/stress, dissatisfaction with the body and parents’ anger were reported. The majority reported religious practice and was embedded in youth groups. Conclusion: Despite the restricted sampling, a prevalence of attempted suicide among adolescents was published in other countries. A family situation is still worrying if there are internal disorders. The insertion of the young person into daily activities is essential for the reduction of suicide attempts.

  • Psychosocial aspects in adolescents with suicide behavior

    Introduction: In spite of prevention efforts, the suicide act still presents as unexpected, usually associated with several risk factors, and very common in young populations. Objectives: To analyze the association of psychosocial factors with suicidal behavior in adolescents. Methodology: This is a cross-sectional study developed between April and June 2017 with 84 students from the metropolitan area of Recife in Pernambuco. Adolescents aged 15 to 19 years were included. For data collection, three validated instruments were used. The project was approved by the Research Ethics Committee under protocol # 548,848. Data were analyzed by descriptive and inferential statistics. Results: The presence of suicidal ideas predominated in female (73%), ranging from 12 to 15 years (53.65). Cases of suicide attempt and presence of ideation were identified in 26.1%. There was a significant association between the psychosocial aspects studied and suicidal ideation, with emphasis on economic class (p = 0.017) and symptoms of common mental disorders (p = 0.001). Conclusion: The results of the study still reveal the fragility of this age group for the occurrence of events related to suicide ideals and point to the need for planning preventive actions in this segment.

  • To describe the treatment and rehabilitation of patients with temporomandibular joint ankylosis

    Introduction: The cases that involve this pathology promote discussions about diagnosis and treatment, generating numerous ways to treat this pathology. Objectives: To describe the treatment and rehabilitation of patients with temporomandibular joint ankylosis. Methodology: The information contained in this article results from the combination of research on patients and treatments involving TMJ ankylosis as well as its applications. Results: It was verified that there is no common therapeutic procedure for all patients, so there are several forms of treatment. Conclusion: It is necessary to have a multi professional team that is directed and committed in the diagnosis and treatment of the patient, as well as a line of research that facilitates the diagnosis.