José Fausto de Morais

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BACKGROUND Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a chronic sensory-motor disorder characterized by unpleasant limb sensations and an irresistible urge to move. The International Restless Legs Syndrome Study Group developed the Restless Legs Syndrome Rating Scale (IRLS) to assess the severity of RLS symptoms. The objective of this study was to translate and(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to identify the prevalence of restless legs syndrome (RLS) among pregnant Brazilian women, with individual diagnostic clinical interviews during the trimesters of pregnancy, and to determine the severity. METHODS It was a cross-sectional study. We interviewed 524 pregnant women (18-45 years old) who came to the(More)
BACKGROUND Music is ever present in our daily lives, establishing a link between humans and the arts through the senses and pleasure. Sound technicians are the link between musicians and audiences or consumers. Recently, general concern has arisen regarding occurrences of hearing loss induced by noise from excessively amplified sound-producing activities(More)
CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE among burn patients, it is common to use colloidal substances under the justification that it is necessary to correct the oncotic pressure of the plasma, thereby reducing the edema in the burnt area and the hypotension. The aim here was to assess the risk of hospital mortality, comparing the use of albumin and crystalloid solutions for(More)
Context. The statistical analysis is an important part of the process of assessing the quality of randomized controlled trials, unfortunately it tends to be underestimated or even omitted by editors, in this sense, scales that cover this gap becomes necessary.Objective. To build a definition and a scale for assessing the quality of statistical analysis in(More)
STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional and nonexperimental. OBJECTIVE To detect and compare functional abnormalities in the esophagus and esophagogastric junction in 2 groups with chronic spinal injuries, 1 with injuries at the phrenic innervation level and the other at upper thoracic levels, and to relate these to gastroesophageal reflux containment. SUMMARY OF(More)
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