Lariane Mortean Ono

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BACKGROUND There is currently no consensus on the indication and benefits of breathing exercises for the prevention of postoperative pulmonary complications PPCs and for the recovery of pulmonary mechanics. OBJECTIVE To undertake a systematic review of randomized and quasi-randomized studies that assessed the effects of breathing exercises on the recovery(More)
Objective: To investigate the prevalence and association between functional disability and health conditions in elderly people. Method: A cross-sectional, population-based study with 1,705 elderly residents in urban region of Florianópolis, Brazil, from September 2009 to July 2010. The functional disability was classified according to the difficulty in(More)
OBJECTIVE: to identify sociodemographic, behavioral and health changes in a follow-up of participants in the health survey EpiFloripa Idoso. METHODS: this is a population-based longitudinal study with elderly individuals in Florianópolis-SC, Brazil. RESULTS: 1,702 elderly individuals were interviewed in 2009-2010 and 1,197 in 2013-2014 (response rate:(More)
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