Andréa Cronemberger Rufino

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INTRODUCTION Sexuality education has been valued since the 1960s in medical schools worldwide. Although recent studies reaffirm the importance of incorporating sexuality into medical education, there are data gaps concerning how this happens in Brazil. AIM To understand how Brazilian medical school professors teach sexuality in undergraduate courses. (More)
To include training in sexual medicine into the curricula of medical schools is justified because of the association between sexuality and health, which is commonly part of the discussion of practice of the medicine. This association is observed by the importance given to sexuality in interpersonal relationships and quality of life, and, also by the(More)
PURPOSE This study aimed to evaluate the reproducibility of sentinel lymphadenectomy in breast cancer patients (T1N0M0 and T2N0M0) and its possibility of predicting the total axillary behavior. METHODS A total of 25 patients were evaluated, all presenting palpable mammary nodes between 1.5 and 5 cm (T1 and T2), with clinically negative axillary lymph(More)
This study assesses the prevalence of induced abortion among prostitutes and lists the most common abortion practices. A survey was conducted with 310 prostitutes between 18 and 39 years of age, by sampling age quotas in the 5 territorial areas of Teresina in the state of Piauí. Data collection was conducted through the use of 2 questionnaires: the first,(More)
To evaluate the effects of bethanechol and cisapride on urodynamic parameters in patients undergoing radical hysterectomy for cervical cancer. In this double-blind, placebo-controlled study, 79 patients with cervical cancer were randomized to receive bethanechol (30 mg/day), cisapride (30 mg/day), bethanechol combined with cisapride (same doses) and(More)
Treatment of complications resulting from induced abortion may be hampered by discriminatory attitudes manifested by healthcare professionals in hospitals and abortion services. This article retrieved stories of institutional abuse directed at women who had an induced abortion in illegal and unsafe conditions. Seventy-eight women admitted to a public(More)
OBJECTIVE: to analyze trends in cesarean sections proportion and associated factors in Piauí State, Brazil, from 2000 to 2011. METHODS: this is a time series and cross-sectional study, with data of all institutional childbirths in primiparous, recorded on the Information System on Live Births (Sinasc). RESULTS: cesarean sections proportion increased(More)