Eduardo Luiz Hoehne

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OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence of occupational noise-induced hearing loss and arterial hypertension among city bus drivers. METHODS A cross-sectional study was carried out on a probability random sample of 108 city bus drivers taken out of a total of 1,529 estimated professionals in the city of Campinas, Brazil, in 1991. Drivers were interviewed(More)
AIMS Mitral valve prolapse (MVP) is associated with aortic root (AoR) enlargement in patients with inherited connective tissue disorders. This report evaluated whether MVP is related to AoR dimension in a large population with otherwise normal echocardiographic parameters. METHODS AND RESULTS We retrospectively analysed echocardiograms performed by a(More)
OBJECTIVE To screen the risk of developing diabetes mellitus type 2 (DM2) in adult individuals. METHODS Several risk factors for DM2 (sedentary lifestyle, previous coronary artery disease, hyperglycemia-inducing medications, body mass index [BMI], blood pressure, serum triglyceride, and HDL-cholesterol levels) were assessed in 314 adults as a function of(More)
The aim of this study was to assess the quality of life of deaf people's relatives in a rehabilitation service. This descriptive study was conducted from March to June 2005 and a sample of fifteen parents of deaf people assisted in CEPRE/FCM/UNICAMP was interviewed. It was used a Portuguese version of the generic instrument of quality of life assessment(More)
BACKGROUND Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has become increasingly high profile in prosperous countries over the past 2 decades. Alongside this has been a renewed interest in the use of traditional medicine (TM) in poorer countries. Academic attention has tended to focus on either CAM in rich countries or indigenous TM in poorer ones. However,(More)
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