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Popular beliefs regarding the treatment of senile cataract.
OBJECTIVE To identify popular beliefs regarding the treatment of senile cataract in patients enrolled in the community health programs on eye rehabilitation. METHODS A cross-sectional survey wasExpand
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Quality of health care: patient satisfaction in a university hospital.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate patient characteristics and satisfaction in an outpatient service at a university hospital, aiming at obtaining subsidies for standardization of a quality assessment program. Expand
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Emotional factors prior to cataract surgery.
PURPOSE Identification of emotional factors related to daily difficulties and surgical treatment among patients with cataract at a university hospital. METHODS A cross-sectional study was carriedExpand
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Prevalence of refractive errors and ocular disorders in preschool and school children of Ibiporã - PR, Brazil (1989 to 1996)
Purpose: To establish the prevalence of refractive errors and ocular disorders in preschool and schoolchildren of Ibipora, Brazil. Methods: A survey of 6 to 12-year-old children from public andExpand
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Self-Medication: Initial Treatments Used by Patients Seen in an Ophthalmologic Emergency Room
OJECTIVE This study seeks to identify practices of self-medication in the treatment of ocular emergencies. We examine patients’ use of both homemade preparations and manufactured products beforeExpand
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Assessment of visual health campaign activities at schools: teachers' perception.
PURPOSE 1) To assess the opinion of teachers involved in visual screening of school-age children and their referral to ophthalmologic examination within the "Eye-to-Eye National Campaign for VisualExpand
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[Cataract surgery: or why are there some patients excluded].
Cataracts are the main cause of blindness in the world, although they can be treated with relatively simple and inexpensive surgery. This study was carried out in 1997 and 1998 in five cities in theExpand
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[Relationship between high-order aberrations and age and between high-order aberrations and refraction errors].
PURPOSE To evaluate the relationship between high-order aberrations and refractive errors, and between high-order aberrations and age. METHODS An analytic retrospective study of patients thatExpand
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[Cataract surgery: characteristics and opinions of patients with monocular versus binocular vision].
PURPOSE To verify in two groups of patients: monocular (group 1) and binocular vision (group 2) to be submitted to cataract surgery at an University Hospital, opinions, expectances and emotionalExpand
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[Exploratory research: a methodological procedure for the study of human factors in the field of Public Health].
Exploratory research is proposed as a methodological procedure for a qualitative approach. The main purpose of this procedure is that of helping the researcher to develop a measurement tool whichExpand
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