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Uso de medicamentos contínuos e fatores associados em idosos de Quixadá, Ceará
Silva, Gilmar de Oliveira Barros;Gondim, Ana Paula Soares;Monteiro, Mirian Parente;Frota, Mirna Albuquerque;Meneses, André Luis Lima de;
Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia , 2012, DOI: 10.1590/S1415-790X2012000200016
Abstract: objective: to analyze polypharmacy (daily use of two or more) of continuous use medication and its associated factors in the elderly. methods: a cross sectional study conducted with elderly individuals living in an urban area of the municipality of quixadá, ceara, brazil from may to december, 2009. the sample consisted of 384 individuals who were 60 years old or older and users of continuous medication. the variables studied were sociodemographic, economical, and health characteristics related to use of medications. for the analysis of the association between the dependent variable polypharmacy of continuous-use medication and the independent variables a logistic regression model was developed. results: results showed a predominance of females, between 60 and 69 years old, married, with incomplete elementary school education, non-paid job, family income of one minimum salary, living in their own home and together with up to three individuals. a prevalence of 70.6% of polypharmacy in the elderly was found, and it was higher in women (66.4%). factors positively associated with the use of two or more continuous-use medication were: family income over one minimum salary (or 2.83; ci95% = 1.54-5.32); two or more self-reported chronic conditions (or 17.71; ci95% = 9.80-31.990) and self-perception of regular to poor quality of life (or 2.85; ci95% = 1.60-5.07). conclusions: the study observed a practice of polypharmacy of continuous-use medications in the elderly with family income over one minimum wage, two or more chronic conditions and self-perception of regular to poor quality of life. such status leads to questions on social, cultural, economic and health aspects.
Desenvolvimento e avalia??o da esterilidade de sistema de diálise peritoneal pediátrico fechado
Biazi, Ana Paula Pereira;Croti, Ulisses Alexandre;Braile, Domingo Marcolino;Oliveira, Marcos Aurélio Barboza de;Costa, Jane Gon?alves Soares;Cardoso, Lucas Monteiro;
Revista Brasileira de Cirurgia Cardiovascular , 2009, DOI: 10.1590/S0102-76382009000100012
Abstract: objective: to develop an easy-handling totally closed pediatric peritoneal dialysis system and assess the sterility assurance level. methods: from february to december 2008 was designed and developed a closed-system pediatric peritoneal dialysis at the bioengineering division of braile biomédica indústria, comércio e representa??es s/a?. twenty systems were manufactured and submitted to sterility assurance level testing, and were divided into group a (10) - using the sterility test - and b (10) - ethylene oxide gas penetration. results: in group a, the sterility test was negative for bacteria and fungi proliferation within 14 days in all systems. in group b, the gas penetration test showed that there was gas penetration in all points assessed. conclusions: it was possible to develop a new easy-handling closed-system pediatric peritoneal dialysis and ensure its sterility.
Multicultural care in nursing—From the theoretical paradigm to the subjective experiences in clinical settings  [PDF]
Ana Paula Teixeira de Almeida Monteiro, Aida Cruz Mendes
Open Journal of Nursing (OJN) , 2013, DOI: 10.4236/ojn.2013.38076
Abstract:

Last decade, the geography of immigration in Portugal experienced intense transformations with an increasing inflow of new and diversified migratory groups. An open questionnaire was developed and applied to 22 Portuguese nurses, aiming to analyse personal experiences and significant situations of nursing care in multicultural contexts. The understanding of hospital routines, difficulties in managing physical space due to different cultural standards, body exposure, and body handling in nursing clinical care, emerged as more significant issues in reports of critical incidents focusing on multicultural contexts.

Acoustic-Structural Influences in Brazilian Education  [PDF]
André Vieira Sonoda, Ana Paula Furtado Soares Pontes
Creative Education (CE) , 2018, DOI: 10.4236/ce.2018.916212
Abstract: It presents partial results of a research project about acoustic-structural influences on Brazilian education based in the analysis of Campus I of the Federal University of Paraíba (UFPB) in 2016 beyond literature related to the theme in other Brazilian states. It pretends to call attention to the fact that diverse inappropriate acoustic-structural aspect of classrooms and academic environments can generate damage to the educational process and health. The methodology is based on bibliographic analyses and acoustic evaluate of academic environments. The results suggest pedagogical losses in the sense of insufficient school development, possibilities of health problems besides irreparable hearing loss, aspects incompatibles with cognitive activities, improvement of the quality of life and educational development. It is concluded that the architectural and acoustic-structural aspects of projects related to classrooms and school structures need alterations that permit better quality of life for professionals and students, appropriated conditions for the educational process and improvement of academic performance.
Differential Diagnosis and Association of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome and Systemic Erythematous Lupus: A Brief Review  [PDF]
Ana Paula Monteiro Gomides, Simone Appenzeller, Gecilmara Pileggi, Licia Maria Henrique da Mota
Advances in Infectious Diseases (AID) , 2019, DOI: 10.4236/aid.2019.91001
Abstract: Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and lupus erythematosus are multisystem diseases that can affect several organs and systems at different stages of disease evolution. Both diseases share common clinical manifestations, which may lead to diagnostic difficulties, especially at the onset of the disease. Another additional challenge is when there is an association of the two pathologies. The objective of this brief review is to describe the clinical manifestations of the diseases and to make considerations regarding the moment of onset of symptoms. Knowledge of these common manifestations and their peculiarities may alert clinicians to possible diagnoses and avoid errors in the evaluation and conduction of these patients.
Homicídios de adolescentes: refletindo sobre alguns fatores associados
Kodato, Sergio;Silva, Ana Paula Soares da;
Psicologia: Reflex?o e Crítica , 2000, DOI: 10.1590/S0102-79722000000300018
Abstract: this research is an investigation of some factors associated to homicides committed against adolescents, at the city of ribeir?o preto (sp), in which, during the period of 1995-1998, 101 children and adolescents were killed. the collect and analysis of data were made throughout the association of the following methods: sociographics data enrollment, analysis of taken lawsuits in the local prosecuting counsel; participant observation of the local internment institution, destined to adolescents authors of infraction acts; interview with intern adolescents for homicide acts (n=8). as a result one may state that the life conditions that ends on death of adolescents are product of a synchronization of factors, where, besides the fragility of institutions, one may observe determinants the dispute for appropriation of goods, conflict of financial interests, drug traffic and, a mode of producing of interpersonal relationship, of which resolution of conflictive situation materializes in non mediate and violent ways.
Homicídios de adolescentes: refletindo sobre alguns fatores associados
Kodato Sergio,Silva Ana Paula Soares da
Psicologia: Reflex?o e Crítica , 2000,
Abstract: Este estudo é uma investiga o de alguns fatores associados a homicídios praticados contra adolescentes, no município de Ribeir o Preto (SP), onde, no período de 1995 a 1998, foram assassinados 101 adolescentes. A coleta e a análise dos dados foram realizadas através da conjun o das seguintes técnicas: levantamento de dados sociográficos, através da análise dos processos judiciais instaurados no Ministério Público local; observa o participante da institui o de internamento no município, destinada para adolescente autor de ato infracional; entrevistas com adolescentes internos pela prática de homicídio (n= 8). Como resultado, pode-se afirmar que as condi es de vida que levaram à morte os adolescentes, s o fruto de uma sincroniza o de fatores, onde, além da fragilidade institucional, observa-se como determinantes a disputa pela apropria o de bens materiais, o conflito de interesses financeiros, o tráfico de drogas, e, um modo de relacionamento interpessoal, cuja resolu o de situa es conflitivas se dá de forma n o mediada e violenta.
Estudo da psico-manuten??o da Asma: as cogni??es como preditoras de emo??es e comportamentos problemáticos associados à Asma
Matos, Ana Paula Soares de;Machado, Ana Cláudia Cardoso;
Psicologia USP , 2008, DOI: 10.1590/S0103-65642008000300008
Abstract: in a sample of 50 asthmatic patients, either hospitalised or outpatients, we studied the relationships between dysfunctional cognitions related to asthma and other psychological variables (emotions and behaviours) traditionally studied in cognitive-behaviour models, using specific measurement instruments of these variables for the asthmatic disease. the obtained results suggest that dysfunctional cognitions related to asthma are predictive of problematic behaviours/emotions that occur before, during and after asthmatic crises. they suggest that dysfunctional cognitions are predictive of higher “panic/fear” symptomatology and of more negative attitudes towards asthmatic disease and treatment.
Influência das variáveis biopsicossociais na qualidade de vida em asmáticos
Matos, Ana Paula Soares de;Machado, Ana Cláudia Cardoso;
Psicologia: Teoria e Pesquisa , 2007, DOI: 10.1590/S0102-37722007000200004
Abstract: bronchial asthma is a complex disease and it brings limitations to patients' quality of life. in this research we intend to study the relationship of sociodemographic (gender, age and educational level), medical (severity of the disease, duration and clinical type) and psychological variables (cognitions, emotions and behaviour) with patients' quality of life. fifty asthmatic patients from the department of pulmonary medicine and immunoallergic diseases of coimbra's university hospitals completed five self-report questionnaires that measured the psychological variables under study. medical data were also collected. our results suggest that quality of life is related to a set of variables that can be named as biopsychosocial (e.g., a poor quality of life is related to a higher age, lower level of education, a more negative attitude towards asthma, named "stigma", disfunctional cognitions and behavioural/emotional problems associated to asthma). implications in relation with the treatment are also presented.
O momento da saída do abrigo por causa da maioridade: a voz dos adolescentes
Ana Laura Moraes Martinez,Ana Paula Soares-Silva
Psicologia em Revista , 2008,
Abstract: O que significa para um adolescente crescer num abrigo? E o que significa para ele ter que deixá-lo por causa da maioridade legal? Na tentativa de compreender essas quest es, a presente pesquisa foi construída junto com dois adolescentes que vivenciavam a saída do abrigo, após terem permanecido na institui o por 12 anos. Partindo de uma perspectiva histórico-cultural, utilizou-se para a constru o do corpus, observa es participantes, entrevistas com os adolescentes e equipe técnica, além de produ es narrativas de um dos adolescentes. O eixo norteador da análise foram os sentidos produzidos sobre a saída do abrigo. Entre os apontamentos finais, verificou-se a ausência de práticas sistemáticas de auxílio aos adolescentes no enfrentamento da saída e a existência de atua es individualizadas, permeadas pelos estereótipos construídos pela institui o. Enquanto um dos adolescentes (o adolescente ativo) construiu arranjos próprios para sua saída, o outro (o adolescente problema) foi intensamente tutelado pela institui o nesse processo de desligamento.
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