Erika de Azevedo Leitão Mássimo

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In a series of 2,353 multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, 40 subjects presented seizures, with an overall prevalence of 1.70%. The prevalence was 2.33% (34/1,459) in definite MS cases, 0.58 in probable cases (3/518), 0.79 in possible cases (3/376). Twenty-six patients were females, 14 were males. In 13 cases, epilepsy had begun before MS onset; in 4 patients,(More)
Doctors' attitudes to adverse drug reactions (ADRs) and perception of drug-related risk for ADR occurrence were investigated in four hospitals in Northern Italy using an interviewer-administered questionnaire. ADRs were a relevant concern in medical practice for 80% of the respondents and had been observed by 87%. ADRs were perceived to occur in no more(More)
The dimension of choice and adherence to healthy lifestyles is in the area of social constructions made in representations of individuals and had not yet been included in the Surveillance of Risk and Protective Factors for Chronic Diseases by Telephone Survey (VIGITEL) analysis systems. This article aims to understand, in individual narratives,(More)
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