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16 de Abril     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
3D Printing in Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
4 open     Open Access  
AADE in Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
ABCS Health Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Abia State University Medical Students' Association Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
AboutOpen     Open Access  
ACIMED     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 48)
Acta Bio Medica     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Acta Bioethica     Open Access  
Acta Bioquimica Clinica Latinoamericana     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Acta Científica Estudiantil     Open Access  
Acta Facultatis Medicae Naissensis     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
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Acta Informatica Medica     Open Access  
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Acta Scientiarum. Health Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Acupuncture & Electro-Therapeutics Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
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Addiction Science & Clinical Practice     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Addictive Behaviors Reports     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Adıyaman Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi / Health Sciences Journal of Adıyaman University     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Adnan Menderes Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Fakültesi Dergisi     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Advanced Biomedical Research     Open Access  
Advanced Health Care Technologies     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Advanced Science, Engineering and Medicine     Partially Free   (Followers: 8)
Advanced Therapeutics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Advances in Bioscience and Clinical Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Advances in Cell and Gene Therapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Advances in Clinical Chemistry     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 26)
Advances in Life Course Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Advances in Lipobiology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Advances in Medical Education and Practice     Open Access   (Followers: 32)
Advances in Medical Ethics     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Advances in Medical Research     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Advances in Medical Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Advances in Medicinal Chemistry     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Advances in Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Advances in Microbial Physiology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Advances in Molecular Oncology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Advances in Molecular Toxicology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Advances in Parkinson's Disease     Open Access  
Advances in Phytomedicine     Full-text available via subscription  
Advances in Preventive Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Advances in Protein Chemistry and Structural Biology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 20)
Advances in Regenerative Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Advances in Skeletal Muscle Function Assessment     Open Access  
Advances in Therapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Advances in Veterinary Science and Comparative Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
Advances in Virus Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Advances in Wound Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
African Health Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
African Journal of Biomedical Research     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
African Journal of Clinical and Experimental Microbiology     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
African Journal of Laboratory Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
African Journal of Medical and Health Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
African Journal of Thoracic and Critical Care Medicine     Open Access  
African Journal of Trauma     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Afrimedic Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Aggiornamenti CIO     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
AJOB Empirical Bioethics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
AJSP: Reviews & Reports     Hybrid Journal  
Aktuelle Ernährungsmedizin     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Al-Azhar Assiut Medical Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
ALERTA : Revista Científica del Instituto Nacional de Salud     Open Access  
Alexandria Journal of Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Allgemeine Homöopathische Zeitung     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Alpha Omegan     Full-text available via subscription  
ALTEX : Alternatives to Animal Experimentation     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Althea Medical Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
American Journal of Biomedical Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 15)
American Journal of Biomedical Research     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
American Journal of Biomedicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
American Journal of Chinese Medicine, The     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
American Journal of Clinical Medicine Research     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
American Journal of Family Therapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
American Journal of Law & Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
American Journal of Managed Care     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
American Journal of Medical Case Reports     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
American Journal of Medical Sciences and Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
American Journal of Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 50)
American Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
American Journal of Medicine Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
American Journal of Medicine Supplements     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
American Journal of the Medical Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
American Journal on Addictions     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
American medical news     Free   (Followers: 3)
American Medical Writers Association Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Amyloid: The Journal of Protein Folding Disorders     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Anales de la Facultad de Medicina     Open Access  
Anales de la Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de la República, Uruguay     Open Access  
Anales del Sistema Sanitario de Navarra     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Analgesia & Resuscitation : Current Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Anatolian Clinic the Journal of Medical Sciences     Open Access  
Anatomica Medical Journal     Open Access  
Anatomical Science International     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Anatomical Sciences Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Anatomy     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Anatomy Research International     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Angewandte Schmerztherapie und Palliativmedizin     Hybrid Journal  
Angiogenesis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Ankara Medical Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Ankara Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Mecmuası     Open Access  
Annales de Pathologie     Full-text available via subscription  
Annales des Sciences de la Santé     Open Access  
Annales françaises d'Oto-rhino-laryngologie et de Pathologie Cervico-faciale     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Annals of African Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Annals of Anatomy - Anatomischer Anzeiger     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Annals of Bioanthropology     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Annals of Biomedical Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
Annals of Biomedical Sciences     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Annals of Clinical Hypertension     Open Access  
Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials     Open Access   (Followers: 14)
Annals of Family Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 14)
Annals of Health Research     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Annals of Ibadan Postgraduate Medicine     Open Access  
Annals of Medical and Health Sciences Research     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Annals of Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Annals of Medicine and Surgery     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Annals of Microbiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Annals of Nigerian Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Annals of Rehabilitation Medicine     Open Access  
Annals of Saudi Medicine     Open Access  
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Annals of The Royal College of Surgeons of England     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Annual Reports in Medicinal Chemistry     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Annual Reports on NMR Spectroscopy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Annual Review of Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 17)
Anthropological Review     Open Access   (Followers: 24)
Anthropologie et santé     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Antibiotics     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Antibodies     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Antibody Technology Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Antibody Therapeutics     Open Access  
Anuradhapura Medical Journal     Open Access  
Anwer Khan Modern Medical College Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Apmis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Apparence(s)     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Applied Clinical Informatics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Applied Clinical Research, Clinical Trials and Regulatory Affairs     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Applied Medical Informatics     Open Access   (Followers: 13)
Arab Journal of Nephrology and Transplantation     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Archive of Clinical Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Archive of Community Health     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Archives Medical Review Journal / Arşiv Kaynak Tarama Dergisi     Open Access  
Archives of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology     Open Access  
Archives of Medical and Biomedical Research     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Archives of Medical Laboratory Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Archives of Medicine and Health Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Archives of Medicine and Surgery     Open Access  
Archives of Trauma Research     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Archivos de Medicina (Manizales)     Open Access  
ArgoSpine News & Journal     Hybrid Journal  
Arquivos Brasileiros de Oftalmologia     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Arquivos de Ciências da Saúde     Open Access  
Arquivos de Medicina     Open Access  
Ars Medica : Revista de Ciencias Médicas     Open Access  
ARS Medica Tomitana     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Arterial Hypertension     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Artificial Intelligence in Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Artificial Organs     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
ASHA Leader     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Asia Pacific Family Medicine Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Trials : Nervous System Diseases     Open Access  
Asian Bioethics Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Asian Biomedicine     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Asian Journal of Cell Biology     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Asian Journal of Health     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Asian Journal of Medical and Biological Research     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Asian Journal of Medical and Pharmaceutical Researches     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Asian Journal of Medical Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Asian Journal of Medicine and Health     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Asian Journal of Research in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Asian Journal of Scientific Research     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Asian Journal of Transfusion Science     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Asian Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention     Open Access  
ASPIRATOR : Journal of Vector-borne Disease Studies     Open Access  
Astrocyte     Open Access  
Atención Familiar     Open Access  
Atención Primaria     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Atti della Accademia Peloritana dei Pericolanti - Classe di Scienze Medico-Biologiche     Open Access  

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  • Health Preprints

    • Authors: Rodrigo Daminello Raimundo
      Abstract: Não se aplica
      PubDate: 2019-12-20
      DOI: 10.7322/abcshs.v44i3.1397
      Issue No: Vol. 44, No. 3 (2019)
       
  • Professor Ohannes Kafejian

    • Authors: Andréa Paula Kafejian Haddad
      Abstract: Não se aplica
      PubDate: 2019-12-20
      DOI: 10.7322/abcshs.v44i3.1406
      Issue No: Vol. 44, No. 3 (2019)
       
  • Characterization of homicide and associated factors with use of drugs in a
           state capital city in Northeast Brazil

    • Authors: Alline Oliveira do Nascimento Veloso, Kaio Keomma, Mayrla Sousa Coutinho, Alessandro Leite Cavalcanti
      Abstract: Introduction: Homicide is a public health problem in Brazil that is often related to illicit drugs. Objective: To characterize homicides and aspects associated with the use of illicit drugs. Methods: A cross-sectional study with a quantitative approach carried out in Joao Pessoa, in the state of Paraiba, Brazil, in 2014. 424 homicide victims whose data were collected through a specific instrument were considered, analyzed descriptively and analytically with the aid of statistical software, with Chi Squared Test and Robust Poisson Regression, considering a confidence level of 95% and statistical significance when p<0.05. Results: Prevalence of homicide victims (93.2%), non-whites (97.2%), with up to 30 years, considering the age groups below 20 years (22.6%), 20-24 (26.7%) and 25 to 29 (18.8%), with less than seven years of study (67.5%), with a history of involvement with illicit drugs (72.5%) and incarceration (59,7%). There was an association between involvement with illicit drugs with sex (p=0.037), age (p=0.002) and history of incarceration (p<0.001). There was a 67% higher prevalence of involvement with illicit drugs among those with a history of incarceration (PR: 1.67, 95% CI: 1.44-1.94) and 28% lower among individuals aged 30 years or older (PR: 0.72, CI: 0.58-0.88). Conclusion: Homicide is part of a complex set of social issues, including involvement with illicit drugs, which is more prevalent among young adults and individuals with a history of incarceration.
      PubDate: 2019-12-20
      DOI: 10.7322/abcshs.v44i3.1203
      Issue No: Vol. 44, No. 3 (2019)
       
  • Association between depressive symptoms and sexual dysfunction in men with
           traumatic spinal cord injury

    • Authors: Josepha Karinne de Oliveira Ferro, Caroline Palácio da Silva, Daniella Araújo de Oliveira
      Abstract: Introduction: Spinal cord injury results in loss of functional independence, autonomy and social status. This enormous change contributes to the appearance of depressive symptoms in this population. Objective: To evaluate depressive symptoms and sexual dysfunction in men with traumatic spinal cord injury, and to analyze their association. Methods: Observational study was performed with 44 men with traumatic spinal cord injury, age between 18 and 60 years, injury time over 1 year and active sexual life. The degree of neurological impairment was assessed through the revised 2011 ASIA Impairment Scale, depressive symptoms through the Beck Depression Inventory, and sexual function through the International Erectile Function Index. Descriptive statistics techniques and bivariate analysis were applied to verify association, using a level of significance of 0.05. Results: The volunteers had a mean age of 34.1 years, and an average injury time of 7.7 years. All individuals in the sample had lesion level above the medullary segment L2, with incomplete injury being the most frequent (68.2%). The mean time of the last sexual intercourse was 56.5 days and the weekly frequency of intercourse was the most reported (65.9%). Only 17.6% of the sample presented depressive symptoms, ranging from dysphoria (6.8%) to mild to moderate symptoms (6.8%). No association was found between depressive symptoms and sexual dysfunction, except for the domain of general satisfaction dysfunction (p=0.02). Conclusion: There is no association between depressive symptoms and sexual dysfunction in men with chronic spinal cord injury.
      PubDate: 2019-12-20
      DOI: 10.7322/abcshs.v44i3.1147
      Issue No: Vol. 44, No. 3 (2019)
       
  • Correlation between pain intensity and upper limb limitation in subjects
           with cuff tendinopathy

    • Authors: Alyssa Conte da Silva, Juliana Falcão Padilha, Jefferson Luiz Brum Marques, Cláudia Mirian de Godoy Marques
      Abstract: Introduction: Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy (RMR) causes pain and impairment in shoulder function, but it is not known if both in the same proportion. Objective: Verify whether pain intensity correlates with upper limb function in subjects with RMR. Methods: Cross-sectional observational study of 60 individuals with RMR. The Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) was used to assess pain and the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand Questionnaire (DASH) for shoulder function. For data analysis, descriptive statistics (means and standard deviation, numerical and percentage presentation) were performed and Spearman correlation was applied using a significance level of 5%. Results: The average pain by VAS was 5.02 (moderate). Mild limitation (mean score 34.43) was found in the 30 questions of the DASH questionnaire. Regarding the optional modules, in the module intended for athletes/musicians, there was no limitation of the subjects who practiced this (average score of 11.82). In the work module there was a slight limitation (average score 35.38). There was a low correlation between pain and shoulder function (rs=0.2949; p=0.0222). Conclusion: Although subjects with RMR had moderate pain, the correlation was weak between pain and shoulder function.
      PubDate: 2019-12-20
      DOI: 10.7322/abcshs.v44i3.1177
      Issue No: Vol. 44, No. 3 (2019)
       
  • Level of knowledge of pregnant women in the public service about humanized
           birth

    • Authors: Amanda Basílio Bastos dos Santos, Enaldo Vieira de Melo, Júlia Maria de Gonçalves Dias, Rayssa da Nóbrega Didou, Rodrigo Almeida Santiago de Araujo, Willas de Oliveira Santos, Lorena Barreto Araújo
      Abstract: Introduction: The awareness of pregnant women is fundamental to positive birth experiences. Objective: To analyze the level of knowledge on humanized birth of pregnant women from two public services and characterize the sample epidemiologically. Methods: Descriptive study using questionnaire between June and August 2017. Sample with 297 pregnant women being selected 200 after applying the exclusion criteria. Association test of variables were used (Chi-square and Fisher's exact test). Results: Mean age was 26.6 years. Majority were from countryside (72.5%), income up to a minimum wage (90.5%) and more of eight years of education (62.5%). 71% started prenatal care in the first trimester and it was conducted by physician in 71% of cases. 71% preferred vaginal delivery and 44% related fear of cesarean. Prenatal professional in charge did not provide information for 66.5%. 30.5% have heard about humanized childbirth, among these, 83.6% showed adequate concepts. Associations were observed between prior knowledge of humanized childbirth and origin (Aracaju) (p=0.03), higher income (p 0.02), lower abortion incidence (p=0.04), prenatal physician (p=0.04) and preference for normal childbirth (p=0.04). Among women without previous knowledge on humanized childbirth there association of correct concept with higher income (p=0.03), schooling (p=0.02) and prenatal physician (p=0.01) Conclusion: The majority did not know about humanized delivery, were from the countryside with lower income, preference for normal birth, were not informed on the types of delivery by the professional practitioner (in majority doctors), whom knew properly. Adequate concepts about humanized childbirth, even in the absence of prior information, were associated to socio-economic and prenatal variables.
      PubDate: 2019-12-20
      DOI: 10.7322/abcshs.v44i3.1393
      Issue No: Vol. 44, No. 3 (2019)
       
  • Assessment of postural sway in people living with HIV/AIDS

    • Authors: Bruno José Frederico Pimenta, Felipe Arruda Moura, Camila Ramos dos Santos, Raquel de Melo Martins, Jefferson Rosa Cardoso, Inara Marques
      Abstract: Introduction: Motor changes are observed in people living with HIV/AIDS. These changes may be associated with the chronicity of infection, continued use of antiretroviral medication, and/or the presence of comorbidities. Objective: The objective of the present study was to evaluate postural sway in people living with asymptomatic HIV/AIDS under treatment with highly active antiretroviral therapy. Methods: Twenty-seven subjects, recruited at an HIV referral center, aged between 30 and 40 years, participated in the study, divided into two groups: HIV group (n=12) and non-HIV group (n=15). The participants performed an experimental task, remaining on a force platform in a static position, in bipedal support and semi-tandem positions, in conditions with and without vision. Results: The results demonstrated that visual occlusion, when the bipedal base was adopted, generated significant differences in the area of oscillation and mean velocity in both groups. Differences were also observed in the area and mean velocity of both groups when the semi-tandem position was adopted without vision. When comparing the groups, it was possible to identify significant differences in the semi-tandem base with vision. Conclusion: Considering these results, it was found that postural oscillation was higher in the visual occlusion condition for both groups. Concomitant to this, we conclude that in the challenging condition, where the base of support is reduced, the HIV group presents greater oscillation (medial-lateral) than the non-HIV group.
      PubDate: 2019-12-20
      DOI: 10.7322/abcshs.v44i3.1196
      Issue No: Vol. 44, No. 3 (2019)
       
  • Depressive symptoms in primary care pregnant women: prevalence and
           associated factors

    • Authors: Rafaela Santi Dell'Osbel, Maria Luisa Oliveira Gregoletto, Cleber Cremonese
      Abstract: Introduction: The onset of emotional disorders early in pregnancy is frequent, including depressive symptoms (DS) such as guilt, lack of appetite and energy. Objective: To measure the prevalence of depressive symptoms and associated factors in pregnant women attending primary care. Methods: Cross-sectional observational epidemiological study of pregnant women, who attend primary care in Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Depressive symptoms were assessed using Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9). Gross analysis was performed, in which prevalence ratios (PR) and respective confidence intervals (CI 95%) were calculated. The comparison of categorical variables occurred through the Chi-square test. The adjusted analysis was performed by Poisson regression, using the backwards technique, where the final model was constructed from the variables with p≤0.20 in the gross analysis. Results: The sample consisted of 76 pregnant women, of these 46.1% had depressive symptoms. The average age was 26.6 years (±5.95) and 72.4% were married or in a stable union. There was a significant association between depressive symptoms and marital status (PR: 1.54; 95% CI 1.00-2.37; p=0.045) and the occurrence of abortion in other pregnancies (PR: 1.72; 95% CI 1, 08-2.74; p=0.022). Conclusion: There was a high prevalence of depressive symptoms compared to regional studies in the pregnant women investigated. Factors associated with the outcome were marital status and history of abortion, which may cause problems during pregnancy and postpartum. Thus, there is a need for tools and strategies to identify the presence of depressive symptoms in early pregnancy, so that they can be diagnosed and treated.
      PubDate: 2019-12-20
      DOI: 10.7322/abcshs.v44i3.1241
      Issue No: Vol. 44, No. 3 (2019)
       
  • Animal accumulators from the perspective of health promotion and
           surveillance

    • Authors: Claudio Manuel Rodrigues
      Abstract: Animal accumulation is considered a complex phenomenon that, although recognized in the academic universe, is still difficult to solve for health management. Studies on accumulation, mainly of animals, are incipient in Brazil. This literature review article aims to warn about this complex morbidity, which is increasingly common to urban agglomerations, indicating health promotion and surveillance actions to ensure the health of animals, the accumulator and the community to which it belongs. It is suggested that a new approach to animal accumulation disorder may counteract the poor - including academic - visibility demonstrated in the literature review, increasing investment in specific interventions that may explain this important public health problem in Brazil.
      PubDate: 2019-12-20
      DOI: 10.7322/abcshs.v44i3.1394
      Issue No: Vol. 44, No. 3 (2019)
       
  • Influence of climacteric hormonal changes on buccal tissues

    • Authors: Natalia Pereira de Oliveira, Nicolás Antonio Douglas Gomez
      Abstract: During the climacteric period, when female gonads cease their function, estrogen deficiency, especially estradiol, causes important changes in the oral cavity, interfering in inflammatory mechanisms, salivary secretion, collagen metabolism, among others. Through a literature review, this study aimed to see the influence of the hormonal changes from the climacteric period in the oral tissues, providing the dentist surgeon with information regarding the consequences and care related to this phase of the woman's life. In this period, women become more susceptible to changes such as: osteopenia and osteoporosis of the jaws, hyposalivation, periodontal diseases, among others. Preventive treatment through removal of plaque, adequacy of the buccal environment and orientation before and during climacteric are the best means of minimizing oral problems arising from this phase of a woman's life.
      PubDate: 2019-12-20
      DOI: 10.7322/abcshs.v44i3.1179
      Issue No: Vol. 44, No. 3 (2019)
       
  • Management of alopecia in oncologic treatment patients

    • Authors: Karine Corcione Turke, Jose Roberto Fraga Neto, Deli Brito de Oliveira, Laissa Arruda Pinto, Jean Schoueri, Vanessa Salzano, Dolores Gonzalez Fabra
      Abstract: Introduction: The treatment of cancer has been evolving every day. However, adverse effects such as dermatological changes have a great psychosocial impact on cancer patients. One dermatological change is alopecia, characterized by loss of eyebrow and scalp strands. Case report: Two cases of patients undergoing chemotherapy with partial and total alopecia were reported. Both were treated with Minoxidil, which was topically used, with complete repilation after three months. No adverse effects observed. Conclusion: Minoxidil topical lotion has proven to be an effective and safe method to treat partial and total alopecia in patients still undergoing cancer treatment.
      PubDate: 2019-12-20
      DOI: 10.7322/abcshs.v44i3.1395
      Issue No: Vol. 44, No. 3 (2019)
       
  • Recurrent myocardial infarction from the perspective of the victim's
           family member: case report

    • Authors: Taynara Maria dos Santos Dias, Suellen Rodrigues de Oliveira Maier, Joaquim Rosa Soares Junior, Gelson Aguiar da Silva Moser, Bruno da Silva Santos, Wanmar de Souza Oliveira
      Abstract: Introduction: This study reports possible factors for recurrence of acute myocardial infarction of a patient treated in a coronary care unit from a family perspective. Case Report: This is a descriptive study with a qualitative approach, case report type. Data were collected through a semi-structured pilot interview with a relative of a patient who was admitted to the coronary care unit with recurrence of acute myocardial infarction (AMI). The family member reported that the intense physical activity performed by the patient, excessive alcohol consumption and non-adherence to drug treatment contributed to the second picture of AMI. The family member mentioned that the guidelines received during discharge were only about the prescribed drugs, highlighting the lack of guidance on lifestyle changes, especially to the nursing staff. Conclusion: The present report revealed that guidance during discharge is not effective in preventing recurrence of AMI and emphasizes the need to rethink the role of nursing professionals in relation to the guidance provided, as a way to facilitate patient adherence to drug treatment and to lifestyle changes.
      PubDate: 2019-12-20
      DOI: 10.7322/abcshs.v44i3.1205
      Issue No: Vol. 44, No. 3 (2019)
       
 
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