Mônica Rodrigues Campos

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INTRODUCTION Our aims in this study were to determine the prevalence of malocclusion stemming from vertical or transversal occlusal alterations in subjects with Down syndrome (DS) and the associations with individual, socioeconomic, and behavioral factors. METHODS A cross-sectional study was carried out with 112 pairs of mothers and their children with DS(More)
Malaria is a serious public health problem in over 90 countries worldwide. In Brazil the disease is prevalent in the Amazon and the control rationale is based on early diagnosis and treatment. Quality pharmaceutical services are considered a key element for control. A proposal for evaluating pharmaceutical services for malaria is presented here. A(More)
Background: In Brazil, despite the growing use of SF-36 in different research environments, most of the psychometric evaluation of the translated questionnaire was from studies with samples of patients. The purpose of this paper is to examine if the Brazilian version of SF-36 satisfies scaling assumptions, reliability and validity required for valid(More)
This study aims to characterize aspects of Primary Health Care in the Amazon Region of Brazil, considered as the main endemic area for malaria in the country. The Ministry of Health recommends the expansion of Primary Health Care in endemic areas for malaria. A survey focusing on patients infected with malaria was conducted in 6 municipalities, in January(More)
In spite of the fact that pharmaceutical services are an essential component of all malaria programmes, quality of these services has been little explored in the literature. This study presents the first results of the application of an evaluation model of pharmaceutical services in high-risk municipalities of the Amazon region, focusing on indicators(More)
Self-rated health is an important indicator used to measure health perception. This study aimed to investigate the association between self-rated health and social and demographic factors, health behavior, and morbidity. This was a cross-sectional study based on data from a national health survey. The sample consisted of 12,324 individuals from Brazil's(More)
OBJECTIVE From a perspective of comprehensive care, the purpose of the study was to evaluate factors associated to dental care provided to Down syndrome children and adolescents. METHODS A cross-sectional study was carried out including 112 pairs of mothers/Down syndrome children aged between 3 and 18 years who attended a public hospital genetics clinic(More)
METHODS The study Pesquisa Dimensões Sociais das Desigualdades (PDSD) (Social Dimensions of Inequalities) involves 12,423 randomly selected Brazilian men and women aged 18 years old or more from urban and rural areas of the five Brazilian regions, and the information collected included the SF-36 as a measure of health-related quality of life. This provided(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this research was to investigate whether a training intervention to enhance collaboration between mental health and primary care professionals improved the detection and management of mental health problems in primary health care in four large cities in Brazil. The training intervention was a multifaceted program over 96 h focused on(More)
OBJECTIVE Common mental disorders (CMD) are highly prevalent among patients attending primary care. Many of these disorders remain unrecognized by general practitioners (GPs), with the detection rates varying from 30 to 60%. This study aims to evaluate the CMD detection rates by Primary Heath Care (PHC) practitioners in Brazil-and factors that affect CMD(More)