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    • Autologous stem cell transplantation improves quality of life in economically challenged, Brazilian multiple myeloma patients 

      Etto, Leina Y [UNIFESP]; Morel, Vânia Maris [UNIFESP]; Silva, Vanderleia C [UNIFESP]; Hungria, Vania Tietsche de Moraes; Ciconelli, Rozana Mesquita [UNIFESP]; Almeida, Manuella S. S [UNIFESP]; Oliveira, José Salvador Rodrigues de [UNIFESP]; Barros, José Carlos; Durie, Brian G; Colleoni, Gisele Wally Braga [UNIFESP] (Faculdade de Medicina / USP, 2011-01-01)
      OBJECTIVES: 1) To characterize the impact of multiple myeloma on the quality of life of patients treated in two public institutions in São Paulo State, Brazil, using a generic Short Form 36 Health Survey and a questionnaire ...

    • Comparação da qualidade de vida e sobrecarga dos cuidadores de pacientes com epilepsia por esclerose mesial temporal e epilepsia mioclônica juvenil 

      Westphal, Ana Carolina [UNIFESP]; Alonso, Neide Barreira [UNIFESP]; Silva, Tatiana Indelicato Da [UNIFESP]; Azevedo, Auro Mauro [UNIFESP]; Caboclo, Luís Otávio Sales Ferreira [UNIFESP]; Garzon, Eliana [UNIFESP]; Sakamoto, Américo Ceiki [UNIFESP]; Yacubian, Elza Márcia Targas [UNIFESP] (Liga Brasileira de Epilepsia (LBE), 2005-01-01)
      INTRODUCTION: The relationship pattern between patient and caregiver can influence in quality of life (QOL) and growth of both. OBJECTIVE: To compare QOL and burden over the caregivers of patients with refractory temporal ...

    • Efeitos da abordagem interdisciplinar na qualidade de vida e em parâmetros laboratoriais de pacientes com doença renal crônica 

      Santos, Fabiane Rossi dos; Filgueiras, Maria Stella Tavares; Chaoubah, Alfredo; Bastos, Marcus Gomes [UNIFESP]; Paula, Rogerio Baumgratz de [UNIFESP] (Univ Sao Paulo, Inst Psiquiatria, 2008-01-01)
      Background: Multidisciplinary team-based care (MDC) of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) before the beginning of the renal replacement therapy may improve their quality of life. Objectives: This study aimed to ...

    • The Experience of Caregiving Inventory for first-episode psychosis caregivers: Validation of the Brazilian version 

      Ferreira de Araujo Jorge, Rita de Cassia [UNIFESP]; Chaves, Ana Cristina [UNIFESP] (Elsevier B.V., 2012-07-01)
      Family members of first-episode psychosis (FEP) patients are regarded as key components of the patient's evaluation, recovery and treatment. This paper aimed to investigate 75 FEP caregivers' appraisal, psychological ...

    • A functional electric orthesis on the paretic leg improves quality of life of stroke patients 

      Fernandes, Mara Renata [UNIFESP]; Carvalho, Luciane Bizari Coin de [UNIFESP]; Prado, Gilmar Fernandes do [UNIFESP] (Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO, 2006-03-01)
      CONTEXT: Hemiparesia changes quality of life of patients with stroke making difficult a normal life. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effect of Functional Eletric Orthesis (FEO) applied over the paretic leg in the quality of ...

    • Health preferences measures: comparing Brazil SF-6D version with SF-36 derived versions, in patients with rheumatoid arthritis 

      Campolina, Alessandro Gonçalves [UNIFESP]; Bortoluzzo, Adriana Bruscato; Ferraz, Marcos Bosi [UNIFESP]; Ciconelli, Rozana Mesquita [UNIFESP] (Medfarma-edicoes Medicas, Lda, 2010-04-01)
      Objective: To compare the preference measures derived from the SF-36 by different methods, with preference measures derived from the Brazilian version of the Short Form-6 Dimensions - Brazil (SF-6D Brazil). Methods: ...

    • Physical therapy and psychological intervention normalize cortisol levels and improve vitality in women with endometriosis 

      Petrelluzzi, Karina Friggi Sebe [UNIFESP]; Garcia, Marcia Carvalho [UNIFESP]; Petta, Carlos Alberto; Ribeiro, Daniel Araki [UNIFESP]; Oliveira-Monteiro, Nancy Ramacciotti de [UNIFESP]; Céspedes, Isabel Cristina [UNIFESP]; Spadari, Regina Celia [UNIFESP] (Informa Healthcare, 2012-12-01)
      There is as yet no effective treatment for endometriosis. the objective of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of submitting women with endometriosis and chronic pelvic pain to a therapeutic protocol involving ...

    • Qualidade de vida em pacientes com osteoporose: correlação entre OPAQ e SF-36 

      Lemos, Maria Carolina Davel; Miyamoto, Samira Tatiyama [UNIFESP]; Valim, Valeria [UNIFESP]; Natour, Jamil [UNIFESP] (Sociedade Brasileira de Reumatologia, 2006-10-01)
      OBJECTIVE: to correlate the quality of life assessment instrument, specific to osteoporosis, OPAQ (Osteoporosis Assessment Questionnaire), with the generic instrument SF-36 (Item Short Form Health Survey). PATIENTS AND ...

    • Quality of life at the initiation of maintenance dialysis treatment - a comparison between the SF-36 and the KDQ questionnaires 

      Neto, JFR; Ferraz, M. B.; Cendoroglo, M.; Draibe, S.; Yu, L.; Sesso, R. (Kluwer Academic Publ, 2000-02-01)
      Objective: To evaluate the construct validity of the Medical Outcomes Study Questionnaire 36-Item Short Form Health Survey (SF-36) and to assess the quality of life of patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) at the ...

    • Quality of life in patients with chronic kidney disease 

      Cruz, Maria Carolina [UNIFESP]; Andrade, Carolina [UNIFESP]; Urrutia, Milton [UNIFESP]; Draibe, Sergio Antonio [UNIFESP]; Nogueira-Martins, Luiz Antonio [UNIFESP]; Sesso, Ricardo de Castro Cintra [UNIFESP] (Faculdade de Medicina / USP, 2011-01-01)
      AIM: To compare the dimensions of quality of life in the stages of chronic kidney disease and the influence of sociodemographic, clinical and laboratory data. INTRODUCTION: The information available on the quality of life ...