Erissandra Gomes

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BACKGROUND auditory hypersensitivity in the autistic spectrum disorder has been described in the literature since the very first reports. However, this symptom has not been sufficiently explored, especially regarding possible causes, diagnosis and consequences. AIM to study sensory-perceptual abnormalities in the autistic spectrum disorder, emphasizing(More)
OBJECTIVE To verify if the clinical behavior of auditory hypersensitivity, reported in interviews with parents/caregivers and therapists/teachers of 46 children and teenagers suffering from autistic spectrum disorder, correspond to audiological findings. METHOD The clinical diagnosis for auditory hypersensitivity was investigated by means of an interview.(More)
PURPOSE To perform a systematic review of screening instruments for dysphagia available in the literature. METHODS For the selection of studies, the following descriptors were used: "questionários", "questionnaires", "transtornos de deglutição", "deglutition disorders", "programas de rastreamento", and "mass screening". The online databases used for the(More)
OBJECTIVE Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common, potentially life-threatening, but underdiagnosed condition. The study aimed to test the role of facial myofunctional alterations in OSA screening. METHOD Sixty-one individuals with sleep complaints were evaluated by the Orofacial Myofunctional Evaluation with Scores (OMES) protocol before undergoing(More)
Purpose: Verifying the effects of rapid maxillary expansion on hearing. Research strategy: The search was conducted in the bibliographic collection of the electronic databases MEDLINE, SciELO and Bibliografia Brasileira de Odontologia (BBO) in January 2016. The keywords used for the research were: “hearing loss”, “hearing”, “rapid maxillary expansion” and(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the occurrence of clinical signs of dysphagia in infants with acute viral bronchiolitis, to compare the respiratory parameters during deglutition, and to ensure the intra- and inter- examiners agreement, as well as to accomplish intra and interexaminators concordance of the clinical evaluation of the deglutition. METHODS This was a(More)
OBJECTIVE To verify the levels of sound pressure emitted by non-certified children's toys. METHODS Cross-sectional study of sound toys available at popular retail stores of the so-called informal sector. Electronic, mechanical, and musical toys were analyzed. The measurement of each product was carried out by an acoustic engineer in an acoustically(More)
PURPOSE To describe the breastfeeding initial conditions for premature infants. METHODS The sample consisted on 26 mother/baby dyads. The babies had an average of 36.1 weeks corrected gestational age and were hospitalized in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Southern Brazil. Data was collected from medical records, and the observation of the dyads was(More)
Introduction: Oral diseases and disorders as well as oral habits can impact the quality of life of children. Purpose: To associate the dental caries, malocclusion and oral habits with the quality of life of preschool children. Methods: Cross-sectional study with 93 children from three to five years of age who have or have not been affected by untreated(More)
INTRODUCTION Altered lingual frenum modifies the normal tongue mobility, which may influence the stomatognathic functions, resulting in anatomical, physiological and social damage to the subject. It is necessary that health professionals are aware of the process of evaluation, diagnostics and treatment used today, guiding their intervention. OBJECTIVE To(More)