Denise Hollanda Iunes

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UNLABELLED The objective of this study was to verify self-care guidelines together with lower limb home exercises alter ankle and foot plantar pressure and alignment in patient with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (DM) measuring health and sociodemographic factors. The health factors analyzed were sensitivity and circulation aspects, risk rating, and neuropathy(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To culturally adapt and test the psychometric properties of the Brazilian version of the Spiritual Distress Scale. BACKGROUND In Brazil, there is currently a lack of validated instruments that assess the spiritual dimension, which includes the spiritual distress phenomenon that can be experienced at different moments in a person's(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of prayer on anxiety in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. METHOD Quasi-experimental study, with pre and post-intervention. Twenty patients admitted to treatment of continuous intravenous chemotherapy were recruited. The volunteers were evaluated through interviews using a questionnaire of sociodemographic, clinical(More)
OBJECTIVES The purpose of the study was to use photogrammetry to evaluate the posture of ballet practitioners compared to an age-matched control group. DESIGN One hundred and eleven 7- to 24-year-old female volunteers were evaluated and were divided into two groups: the ballet practising group (n = 52) and the control group (n = 59), divided into three(More)
INTRODUCTION Few studies have proved that physical therapy techniques are efficient in the treatment of scoliosis. OBJECTIVE To analyze the efficiency of the Klapp method for the treatment of scoliosis, through a quantitative analysis using computerized biophotogrammetry. METHODS Sixteen participants of a mean age of 15+/-2.61 yrs. with idiopathic(More)
OBJECTIVE to evaluate the effect of foot reflexology on feet impairment of people with type 2 diabetes mellitus. METHOD this is a randomized, controlled and blind clinical trial. The sample was comprised by people with type 2 diabetes mellitus who, after being randomized into Treated group (n = 21) and Control group (n = 24), received guidelines on foot(More)
PURPOSE To present a new walking aid with axillary support (WAAS) for children with cerebral palsy (CP) and to investigate its impact on the lower limb muscles activation in the gait of children with CP. METHOD Six children with spastic diparesis due to CP performed a straight line walking course in two situations: with and without using the WAAS. Each(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the body posture of nursing students before and after clinical practice. METHOD The study was developed in two stages. Initially the body posture of students of the 2nd, 4th, 6th, and 8th periods were assessed through photogrammetry. All images were analyzed in a random and masked manner with CorporisPro® 3.1.3 software. Three(More)
Corresponding author Natália Chantal Magalhães da Silva Gabriel Monteiro da Silva street, 700, Alfenas, MG, Brazil. Zip Code: 37130-000 Escola de Enfermagem, Universidade Federal de Alfenas, Alfenas, MG, Brazil. Escola de Enfermagem, Universidade de São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil. Conflict of interest: no conflicts of(More)
OBJECTIVE to study anxiety and spirituality and the relationship between them in university students. METHOD the State-Trait-Anxiety Inventory (STAI) and Pinto and Pais-Ribeiro Spirituality Scales were used for data collection. RESULTS six hundred and sixty-nine students participated in the study, of whom 91.5% had moderate and high levels of trait(More)