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The Pain Disability Questionnaire: a reliability and validity study
Giordano, Patrícia Cantu Moreira;Alexandre, Neusa Maria Costa;Rodrigues, Roberta Cunha Matheus;Coluci, Marina Zambon Orpinelli;
Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem , 2012, DOI: 10.1590/S0104-11692012000100011
Abstract: the goal of this study was to translate and adapt the pain disability questionnaire (pdq) to brazilian portuguese, as well as to assess its psychometric properties and practicability. the following methodological steps were followed: translation, synthesis, back-translation, expert committee assessment and pre-test. the psychometric properties were assessed through the application of a questionnaire to 119 patients with chronic musculoskeletal disorders. the results indicated the reliability of the instrument, with a cronbach's alpha coefficient of 0.86, and high stability in the test-retest. a moderate correlation was found between the pdq scores and the numerical pain scale. negative correlations were found between the spitzer quality of life index and the functional condition, psychosocial component and total pdq score. construct validity demonstrated significant difference in pdq scores between symptomatic and asymptomatic individuals. the pdq revealed fast application and easy understanding. the results indicated a successful cultural adaptation and reliable psychometric properties.
Psychometric evaluation of a brazilian portuguese version of the spitzer quality of life index in patients with low back pain
Toledo, Rafaela Cunha Matheus Rodrigues;Alexandre, Neusa Maria Costa;Rodrigues, Roberta Cunha Matheus;
Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem , 2008, DOI: 10.1590/S0104-11692008000600002
Abstract: the purpose of this study was to adapt the spitzer quality of life index and evaluate its reliability in patients with low back pain. the following steps were followed: translation, back-translation, evaluation by a committee, and pretest. the reliability was estimated through stability and homogeneity assessment. the validity was tested comparing scores of the spitzer (qli) with the sf-36 and the roland-morris. the psychometric properties were evaluated by the self-application on 120 patients. results showed that the cronbach's alpha was 0.77. intraclass correlation coefficient for test-retest reliability was 0.960 (p<0.001; ic95%: 0.943; 0.972). spearman′s correlation coefficient for test-retest reliability was 0.937 (p<0.001). there was significant correlation between the spitzer (qli) scores and the dimensions of the sf-36. a significant negative correlation was found between the spitzer (qli) and the roland-morris scores (r = - 0.730). the adaptation process was conducted successfully and the questionnaire presented reliable psychometric measures.
Occupational accidents and health-related quality of life: a study in three hospitals
Monteiro, Claudia Maria;Benatti, Maria Cecília Cardoso;Rodrigues, Roberta Cunha Matheus;
Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem , 2009, DOI: 10.1590/S0104-11692009000100016
Abstract: this study analyzed the occurrence of occupational accidents among hospital workers between 2000 and 2005 and health-related quality of life of a sample of injured workers in 2005. data obtained through occupational accident reports indicated 286 injured workers. in typical accidents (91.6%), accidents with piercing-cutting instruments affected 68.5% of workers. the results related to health-related quality of life obtained from 61 injured workers in 2005, through the sf-36 medical outcomes study 36 - item short form health survey, evidenced high average values in most of the analyzed domains, while the lowest score observed was vitality and bodily pain. no significant differences in health-related quality of life were found among injured workers from the three studied hospitals.
Comportamento de atividade física de cardiopatas isquêmicos segundo perfil sociodemográfico e clínico
Spana, Thais Moreira;Rodrigues, Roberta Cunha Matheus;Gallani, Maria Cecília Bueno Jayme;Mendez, Roberto Della Rosa;
Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem , 2010, DOI: 10.1590/S0034-71672010000500008
Abstract: behavior and motivation for physical activity (pa) were assessed among 144 coronary heart disease outpatients according to the sociodemographic and clinical profile. the sample was predominantly male (63.9%), with 59.4(± 8.8) years, with low levels of monthly income and schooling. behavior and habitual pa measures revealed sedentary lifestyle with high motivation for future pa. women, patients with history of angina and non-smokers reported lower levels of behavior and motivation. higher age, lower income, lower number of associated conditions, less time since last coronary syndrome and higher values of bmi were associated to lower levels of pa. the findings suggest that the pattern of pa and motivation vary among chd outpatients according to sociodemographic and clinical profile, information that should be considered in educational interventions.
Desenvolvimento de instrumento para medida dos fatores psicossociais determinantes do comportamento de atividade física em coronariopatas
Mendez, Roberto Della Rosa;Rodrigues, Roberta Cunha Matheus;Cornélio, Marilia Estevam;Gallani, Maria Cecília Bueno Jayme;Godin, Gaston;
Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da USP , 2010, DOI: 10.1590/S0080-62342010000300006
Abstract: the aim of this study was to report the development and the analysis of content validity and reliability of the psychosocial determinants of physical activity among coronary heart disease patients questionnaire, based on an extension of the theory of planned behavior. in the content validity step, three experts evaluated the instrument which was, afterwards, pre-tested with five subjects in order to obtain a conceptually appropriate and easily understood instrument. fifty-one patients participated in the evaluation of internal consistency of the reviewed instrument. cronbach's alpha coefficients above 0.75 were observed for the constructs: intention, attitude, subjective norm, self-efficacy and habit. the new instrument demonstrated acceptable evidence of content validity and reliability.
Avalia??o do risco cardiovascular segundo os critérios de Framingham em pacientes com diabetes tipo 2
Oliveira, Dhi?nah S.;Tannus, Lucianne R.M.;Matheus, Alessandra S.M.;Corrêa, Fernanda H.;Cobas, Roberta;Cunha, Edna F. da;Gomes, Marília B.;
Arquivos Brasileiros de Endocrinologia & Metabologia , 2007, DOI: 10.1590/S0004-27302007000200015
Abstract: objective: the aim of our study was to evaluate cardiovascular risk (cr) in type 2 diabetic (t2dm) patients according to framingham criteria and its possible relationship with other risk factors not included in the framingham score. patients and methods: we evaluated 333 t2dm outpatients (215 females), aged 56.9 ± 9.7 years followed regularly from march 2004 to february 2005 in the diabetes unit in our universitary hospital. the known diabetes duration was 12 (0-43) years. in order to determinate the risk of death from coronary artery disease (cad), we applied the framingham score. patients were classified in two groups, according to their probability of having a cardiovascular event in ten years: < 20% and > 20%. we intended to establish a correlation between the cr verified in this population and other variables probably related to cr not included on framingham score. results: the cr in ten years was 18.7 ± 10.8% in the whole population, being higher in male than female [20% (2-53) vs. 15% (1-27); p< 0.001]. fifty five percent of males and 38.6% of females had a cr > 20% according to framingham score (p= 0.003). the cr was related to diabetes duration, triglycerides (tg), creatinine and 2-hour postprandial plasma glucose (2g) levels and abdominal circumference (ac) either according to international diabetes federation (p< 0.001) or world health organization (p= 0.003) criteria. in the stepwise multivariate analyses we found an independent and significant correlation of cr with the following variables: gender (male), diabetes duration, plasma creatinine levels, ac and tg (p< 0.001). conclusion: our t2dm patients represent a high-risk population for cardiovascular events according to the framingham score, mainly males. routine use of framingham score, which is feasible and noninvasive, could identify such patients and institute precocious and intensive measures in order to reduce their cardiovascular risk.
Adapta??o cultural de instrumento para avalia??o da capacidade física em cardiopatas
Domingues,Gabriela de Barros Leite; Gallani,Maria Cecília; Gobatto,Claudio Alexandre; Miura,Cinthya Tamie Passos; Rodrigues,Roberta Cunha Matheus; Myers,Jonathan;
Revista de Saúde Pública , 2011, DOI: 10.1590/S0034-89102011005000006
Abstract: objective: to validate the content and to evaluate the reliability of the veterans specific activity questionnaire instrument, culturally adapted for use in the brazilian population of cardiac patients. methods: the instrument was translated and back-translated and subsequently analyzed by a committee of judges to evaluate its semantic-idiomatic and cultural equivalences. physical activities were replaced when indicated in the instrument, but uncommon in the daily life of the target population. another committee of specialists analyzed the metabolic equivalence of replaced activities. the proportion of agreement of evaluation of the judges was quantified by the content validity index. the pre-test was performed in two stages (n1 and n2=15). reliability was assessed using the test-retest (interval of 7-15 days, n = 50). results: in the evaluation of semantic-idiomatic and cultural equivalences, items with a content validity index < 1 were reviewed until consensus among the judges was obtained. the second committee found 100% of agreement in the analysis of metabolic equivalence between original and replaced activities. test-retest analysis indicated a kappa coefficient of agreement (k = 0.86; (p<0.001), suggesting temporal stability of the instrument. conclusions: the brazilian version of the veterans specific activity questionnaire showed evidence of reliability, according to the temporal stability criterion and adequate cultural content.
Estressores em Unidade de Terapia Intensiva: vers?o brasileira do The Environmental Stressor Questionnaire
Rosa, Beatriz ?ngelo;Rodrigues, Roberta Cunha Matheus;Gallani, Maria Cecília Bueno Jayme;Spana, Thais Moreira;Pereira, Carolina Gon?alves da Silva;
Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da USP , 2010, DOI: 10.1590/S0080-62342010000300011
Abstract: the objective of the present study was to perform the cultural adaptation of the environmental stressor questionnaire - esq for the brazilian portuguese, as well as to verify its reliability and validity. in order to ensure the equivalence between the original instrument and the brazilian version, all methodological steps recommended in the literature regarding cultural adaptation were followed. the brazilian version of the esq was applied to 106 icu patients in two hospitals (public and private) in the interior of s?o paulo state. reliability was evaluated in relation to internal consistency and stability (test e retest) and the convergent validity was determined by the correlation between esq and generic questions about icu stress. reliability was satisfactory with cronbach's alfa = 0,94 and stability (icc=0,861; ic95% 0,723; 0,933). esq total score displayed strong correlation with the generic questions about stress (r=0,70; p<0,0001), thus confirming the convergent validity. the conclusion was that the esq adapted for brazilian culture is a reliable instrument for evaluation of stressors in the icu.
Caracteriza??o dos diagnósticos de enfermagem de pacientes internados em uma unidade de cardiologia
Nunciaroni, Andressa Teoli;Gallani, Maria Cecília Bueno Jayme;Agondi, Rúbia de Freitas;Rodrigues, Roberta Cunha Matheus;Castro, Lisa Trevisan;
Revista Gaúcha de Enfermagem , 2012, DOI: 10.1590/S1983-14472012000100005
Abstract: this retrospective, descriptive-exploratory study aimed to formulate the most frequent nursing diagnoses (nd) among inpatients with ischemic heart disease and its association with sociodemographic and clinical data. data collection was carried out by an instrument based on defining characteristics and risk factors (taxonomy ii, north american nursing diagnosis association international) and submitted to descriptive and inferential analyses to test the association between nd and demographic and clinical data. seventy-seven nd were formulated, and 18 nd were above 75 percentile. from those nd, 15 were associated to at least one sociodemographic or clinical variable as gender, age, marital status, professional activity and associated clinical condition.
Psychometric performance of the brazilian version of the Mini-cuestionario de calidad de vida en la hipertensión arterial (MINICHAL)
Soutello, Ana Lúcia Soares;Rodrigues, Roberta Cunha Matheus;Jannuzzi, Fernanda Freire;Spana, Thaís Moreira;Gallani, Maria Cecília Bueno Jayme;Nadruz Junior, Wilson;
Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem , 2011, DOI: 10.1590/S0104-11692011000400002
Abstract: this study aimed to evaluate the feasibility, acceptability, ceiling and floor effects, reliability, and convergent construct validity of the brazilian version of the mini cuestionario de calidad de vida en la hipertensión arterial (minichal). the study included 200 hypertensive outpatients in a university hospital and a primary healthcare unit. the minichal was applied in 3.0 (± 1.0) minutes with 100% of the items answered. a "ceiling effect" was observed in both dimensions and in the total score, as well as evidence of measurement stability (icc=0.74). the convergent validity was confirmed by significant positive correlations between similar dimensions of the minichal and the sf-36, and significant negative correlations with the minnesota living with heart failure questionnaire - mlhfq, however, correlations between dissimilar constructs were also observed. it was concluded that the brazilian version of the minichal presents evidence of reliability and validity when applied to hypertensive outpatients
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