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Tradução e validação de um questionário de avaliação de qualidade de vida em AIDS no Brasil
(Pan Amer Health Organization, 2009-01-01)
Objectives. To translate the HIV/AIDS-Targeted Quality of Life Instrument (HAT-QoL) into Brazilian Portuguese, culturally adapt it, and evaluate its psychometric properties (validity and reliability) as a Brazilian ...
Antimicrobial activity of doripenem against Gram-negative pathogens: results from INVITA-A-DORI Brazilian Study
(Elsevier B.V., 2011-11-01)
In vitro activity of doripenem and comparator antimicrobial agents was evaluated against Gram-negative bacilli recently isolated from Brazilian private hospitals that were enrolled in the INVITA-A-DORI Brazilian Study. A ...
Uso de drogas psicotrópicas no Brasil: pesquisa domiciliar envolvendo as 107 maiores cidades do país - 2001
(Escola de Enfermagem de Ribeirão Preto / Universidade de São Paulo, 2005-10-01)
The objective was to estimate the prevalence of the use of drugs, alcohol, tobacco and the use of non-medical psychotropics. This study enclosed the 107 biggest cities in Brazil; sample: ages between 12 and 65 years. ...
Respiratory effects of tobacco smoking among young adults
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2008-07-01)
Background. Respiratory symptoms associated with smoking habit seem to be age dependent. However, there are few reports about the effect of tobacco in young populations. The objective of this study was to analyze the effect ...
Prevalence of serological markers of hepatitis B virus in pregnant women from Paraná State, Brazil
(Associação Brasileira de Divulgação Científica, 2006-08-01)
The prevalence of hepatitis B virus (HBV) in Brazil increases from South to North but moderate to elevated prevalence has been detected in the Southwest of Paraná State. The prevalence of serological markers of HBV was ...
HIV and infections of similar transmission patterns in a drug injectors community of Santos, Brazil
(Lippincott-raven Publ, 1996-05-01)
To study the prevalence of HIV and infections with related transmission patterns, we interviewed and obtained blood samples from 110 injecting drug users (IDUs), sampled by snowballing, from the city of Santos in the state ...
Prevalence of visual impairment, blindness, ocular disorders and cataract surgery outcomes in low-income elderly from a metropolitan region of São Paulo - Brazil
(Conselho Brasileiro de Oftalmologia, 2008-04-01)
PURPOSE: To determine prevalence and causes of visual impairment, blindness, ocular disorders and cataract surgery outcomes in a low-income elderly population from a metropolitan area in the city of São Paulo, Brazil. ...
Incidence of vertebral fractures in calcium and vitamin D-supplemented postmenopausal Brazilian women with osteopenia or osteoporosis: data from Arzoxifene Generations Trial
(Sbem-Soc Brasil Endocrinologia & Metabologia, 2016)
Objective: Vertebral fracture is the most common osteoporotic fracture, affecting quality of life and increasing mortality. Epidemiological data on incidence of vertebral fracture are scarce in Brazil and throughout Latin ...
Status of Road Safety and Injury Burden: Brazil
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-06-01)
Attaching and effacing Escherichia coli isolated from dogs in Brazil: characteristics and serotypic relationship to human enteropathogenic E-coli (EPEC)
(Elsevier B.V., 2004-08-06)
Escherichia coli isolates recovered from 182 fecal specimens from dogs up to five months old from the cities of São Paulo and Campinas, SP, Brazil, were examined by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) for several virulence ...