Josimari Telino de Lacerda

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OBJECTIVE The occurrence of orofacial pain and chronic pain are frequent subjects for study today, but few studies have been made on dental pain in Brazil. The objective of the study was to assess the prevalence of dental pain and the associated factors as the reason for visiting a dentist among adults. METHODS A cross-sectional study was carried out(More)
BACKGROUND  Knowledge of the impact of traumatic dental injuries (TDI) on children's quality of life is sparse. AIM  To determine the association between TDI and oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) among schoolchildren aged 11-14 years. MATERIAL AND METHODS  A cross-sectional study was carried out involving a representative sample of 409(More)
The increase in the levels of violence, the number of traffic accidents and a greater participation of children in sports activities can transform traumatic dental injuries in an emerging public health problem. However, there is still a lack of data showing the behavior of this oral health event in Brazil. The aim of this study was to find out the(More)
PURPOSE The aim of the present study was to assess the prevalence and severity of dental caries among 18-year-old Brazilian males and to test the associations between dental caries and socioeconomic conditions. METHODS It was carried out a cross-sectional study among 18-year-old male conscripts of the Brazilian Army in Blumenau, Southern Brazil. The main(More)
The use of subjective indicators in dentistry has been increasing. This was a population-based cross-sectional study in the city of Chapecó, Santa Catarina State, Brazil, analyzing the relationship between oral health conditions and quality of life in 35-44-year-old adults (n = 622). A further objective was to observe the influence of habits, dental visits,(More)
The aim of this study was to establish the prevalence of orofacial pain and its impact on the daily performance of workers in the textile industry in the municipality of Laguna, Brazil. A cross-sectional study involving all workers (n= 267) of the five textile industries of the municipality in 2004 was conducted. Data were obtained through the questionnaire(More)
This article presents an evaluation model for municipal health planning management. The basis was a methodological study using the health planning theoretical framework to construct the evaluation matrix, in addition to an understanding of the organization and functioning designed by the Planning System of the Unified National Health System (PlanejaSUS) and(More)
This case study evaluated the Mobile Emergency Care Service (SAMU) in Santa Catarina State, Brazil, in 2013/2014. The theoretical log frame and evaluation matrix were validated by expert consensus workshops. Two dimensions were proposed: emergency care management and emergency care, analyzed with 22 indicators. Data collection used interviews, direct(More)
The study aims to evalue the quality of hand hygiene of professionals who worked in Basic Healthcare Units in ten cities in the south of the state of Santa Catarina, Brazil. The research was conducted in 2008. It was a cross-sectional epidemiological study that observed 369 health professionals. A chi-square test was carried out to verify the association of(More)
OBJECTIVE to propose and present a stratification of Brazilian municipalities into homogeneous groups for evaluation studies of health management performance. METHODS this was a methodological study, with selected indicators which classify municipalities according to conditions that influence the health management and population size; data for the year(More)