Francisca Alexandra Araújo da Silva

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Review study that aimed at analyzing the nursing scientific production about varicose ulcer in the period from 2002 to 2007. For the data collection it was used Medline and LILACS databases. Twenty-five materials were found in seven national and international journals. It was demonstrated that scientific production approach several issues and there is a(More)
This study investigates the prevalence of urinary incontinence and how it interferes in the daily life of women from a health center in the city of Fortaleza, state of Ceará, Brazil. This is a cross-sectional analytical and quantitative study. The studied population was of 168 women who had appointments for hypertension and/or diabetes in September 2009.(More)
Materials and methods This study was developed during health activities carried out by primary care to 183 city residents members of the interior of Brazilian Northeast. The risk of developing type 2 diabetes in the next 10 yrs. was obtained through the questionnaire Finnish Diabetes Risk Score. It was considered in overweight the users who had a body mass(More)
Results A total of 538 people with diabetes, and the study population was predominantly female (63 4%), married people or with fixed partners (55.6%), older (59.7%), Catholic (72.1%), low education, less than 10 yrs. (74%); 65% with incomes below twice the minimum wage. On clinical data 79.2% were hypertensive, 69.1% with over 10 yrs. of diagnosis of(More)
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