Fernando Henrique de Sousa

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BACKGROUND Chronic classical music was reported to increase parasympathetic activitywhen evaluating heart rate variability (HRV). It is poor in the literature investigation of the acute effects of baroque and heavy metal styles of musical auditory stimulation on HRV. In this study we evaluated the acute effects of relaxant baroque and excitatory heavy metal(More)
BACKGROUND We evaluated the effects of the PCM on the fractal analysis of the HRV in healthy women. METHOD We evaluated healthy women between 18 and 30 years old. HRV was analyzed in the time (SDNN, RMSSD, NN50 and pNN50) and frequency (LF, HF and LF/HF ratio) domains as well as short and long-term fractal exponents (alpha-1 and alpha-2) of the detrended(More)
BACKGROUND The literature has already demonstrated that cigarette influences the cardiovascular system. In this study, we performed a literature review in order to investigate the relationship between sidestream cigarette smoke (SSCS) and cardiac autonomic regulation. METHODS Searches were performed on Medline, SciELO, Lilacs and Cochrane databases using(More)
This is a review which aims to evaluate the use of the SPIKES protocol in Oncology. We selected articles written in English published in MEDLINE and CINAHL databases between 2005-2015, with the descriptors defined by the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH): cancer, neoplasms, and the uncontrolled descriptor: SPIKES protocol. Six articles met the inclusion(More)
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