Resultados: 23

High blood pressure levels and cardiovascular risk among Munduruku indigenous people

Objective: to identify the risk factors associated with prehypertension and arterial hypertension among Munduruku indigenous people in the Brazilian Amazon. Method: a cross-sectional study carried out with 459 Munduruku indigenous people selected by means of stratified random sampling. Sociodemographic ...

Medical adhesive-related skin injury in cancer patients: A prospective cohort study

Objective: to estimate the incidence of medical adhesive-related skin injury in the peripheral venous catheter fixation region in critical cancer patients, to identify risk factors, and to establish a risk prediction model for its development. Method: a prospective cohort study with a sample of 100 adul...

Factors associated with falls in hemodialysis patients: a case-control study

Objective: to identify possible associations between a higher probability of falls among hemodialysis patients and laboratory values, comorbidities, pharmacological treatment, hemodynamic changes, dialysis results and stabilometric alterations. Method: this was a retrospective case-control study with he...

Factors associated with chemsex in Portugal during the COVID-19 pandemic

Objective: to investigate the factors associated with the practice of sex under the influence of drugs (chemsex) among Portuguese men who have sex with men during the period of social distancing to prevent the COVID-19. Method: online survey applied in May 2020 to a sample of 1,301 participants living i...

Prevalence of latent tuberculosis and associated factors in patients with chronic kidney disease on hemodialysis

Objective: to identify the prevalence of latent tuberculosis in patients with chronic kidney disease on hemodialysis and associated factors. Method: a cross-sectional study conducted with 176 patients with chronic kidney disease on hemodialysis. The tuberculin test was performed with the standardized an...

Factors associated to suicide risk in stricto sensu postgraduate students: a cross-sectional study

Objective: to analyze factors associated to suicide risk in postgraduate students. Method: a cross-sectional analytical study, developed with 565 stricto sensu postgraduate students from August to September 2019. Data collection took place using a validated instrument containing demographic, socioeconom...

Pain in the bipolar disorder: prevalence, characteristics and relationship with suicide risk

Objective: to know the prevalence and characteristics of pain, to verify how pain management has been carried out by the health services, and to correlate suicide risk with pain intensity in patients with bipolar disorder. Method: an observational study with a quantitative approach. The study included p...

Perception of musculoskeletal pain in the state of confinement: associated factors

Objective: to describe the perception of musculoskeletal pain in the population and how the state of confinement (adopted as a measure to control contagion by COVID-19) has interfered with it, as well as identifying the sociodemographic, occupational, physical, and psychosocial factors involved. Method:...

Protective and risk factors for women's mental health after a spontaneous abortion

Objective: to examine personal and contextual protective and risk factors associated with women's mental health after a spontaneous abortion. Method: a cross-sectional study was carried out where 231 women who had experienced spontaneous abortions in the past 4 years answered a self-reporting online q...

System for reception and risk classification in obstetrics: a technical quality assessment

Objective: to assess the technical quality of a decision support system for reception and risk classification in obstetrics. Method: a methodological study of assessment of the system. 12 nurses and 11 information technology (IT) professionals were invited to evaluate the Obstetrics Reception and Risk C...