Research Group: CriticalMed: Critical Care & Emergency Medicine
Thematic Line: TL2 – Clinical and Translational Research
Hub: Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto
Research Areas: Pediatric Intensive Care, Pediatric Emergency Care
updated on 14/03/2018
Francisco Cunha is an integrated researcher of the CriticalMed research group, Thematic Line 2 – Clinical and Translational Research of CINTESIS.
He graduated in Medicine from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto (FMUP) and is a Specialist in Medical Pediatrics licensed by the Portuguese Order of Doctors since 2000. Francisco Cunha holds a Doctoral Degree in “Clinical Research and Health Services” from the same institution and is the Coordinator, since 2010, of the Permanent Pediatric Service of the Hospital CUF Porto.
He is a member of the Portuguese Society of Pediatrics and a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics in several gradute, post-graduate and master courses in Medicine of FMUP, besides also teaching courses on Pediatric Basic, Immediate and Advanced Life Support for parents and health professionals.
He has received various national and international awards for communications in scientific events and for published papers, and acts as scientific reviewer of national and international journals in the field of Pediatrics.
TITLE: Back to the PICU: Who Is at Risk and Outcome of Unplanned Readmissions
AUTHORS: Francisco Cunha ; Armando Teixeira Pinto ;
SOURCE: CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE, VOLUME: 41, ISSUE: 12, PUBLISHED: 2013
TITLE: Acute respiratory distress syndrome in a child with human parvovirus B19 infection
AUTHORS: Ferraz, C; Cunha, F ; Mota, TC; Carvalho, JM; Simoes, JS; Aparicio, JM;
SOURCE: PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASE JOURNAL, VOLUME: 24, ISSUE: 11, PUBLISHED: 2005
TITLE: Factors Associated With Health-Related Quality of Life Changes in Survivors to Pediatric Intensive Care
AUTHORS: Francisco Cunha ; Teresa Mota; Armando Teixeira Pinto ; Leonor Carvalho; Joao Estrada; Antonio Marques; Altamiro Costa Pereira ; Luis Almeida Santos;
SOURCE: PEDIATRIC CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE, VOLUME: 14, ISSUE: 1, PUBLISHED: 2013
TITLE: Systemic polyarteritis nodosa associated with acute Epstein-Barr virus infection
AUTHORS: Teresa Caldeira; Carla Meireles; Francisco Cunha ; Carmen Valbuena ; Jose Aparicio; Augusto Ribeiro;
SOURCE: CLINICAL RHEUMATOLOGY, VOLUME: 26, ISSUE: 10, PUBLISHED: 2007
TITLE: Health-related quality of life of pediatric intensive care survivors
AUTHORS: Francisco Cunha ; Luis Almeida Santos; Armando Teixeira Pinto ; Farela Neves; Deolinda Barata; Altamiro Costa Pereira ;
SOURCE: JORNAL DE PEDIATRIA, VOLUME: 88, ISSUE: 1, PUBLISHED: 2012