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Epidemiologia: teoria e prática
Aborda os fundamentos historicos, conceituais e metodologicos da epidemiologia na pratica clinica e na saude publica onde estao colocados os conceitos gerais, os indicadores de saude e numa sinteseExpand
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The introduction, methods, results, and discussion (IMRAD) structure: a fifty-year survey.
BACKGROUND The scientific article in the health sciences evolved from the letter form and purely descriptive style in the seventeenth century to a very standardized structure in the twentieth centuryExpand
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Prevalence of Hypertension and Associated Factors in an Indigenous Community of Central Brazil: A Population-Based Study
Objective The aim of the present study was to assess the prevalence of hypertension and cardiovascular risk factors among the native indigenous of Jaguapiru village in Dourados, Mato Grosso do Sul,Expand
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Prevalence of depression morbidity among Brazilian adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence of depressive symptoms and major depressive disorder, as assessed in population-based cross-sectional studies of Brazilian adults. METHODS We performed aExpand
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Prevalência do aleitamento materno nas capitais brasileiras
OBJECTIVE: To estimate the prevalence of breastfeeding and of exclusive breastfeeding in Brazilian capital cities, in the 5 major geographical areas of Brazil and in the whole country, at the ages ofExpand
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Antioxidants for Preventing Preeclampsia: A Systematic Review
Objective. To investigate the efficacy of antioxidants for preventing preeclampsia and other maternal and fetal complications among pregnant women with low, moderate, or high risk of preeclampsia.Expand
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Prevalence of Frailty in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Background Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) have experienced a rapid increase in their proportion of older people. This region is marked by a high prevalence of chronic diseases andExpand
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Diagnosis and control of polypharmacy in the elderly.
The article had the purpose of commenting on studies on polypharmacy in the elderly, focusing on diagnosis and control. Polypharmacy is defined as the use of a number of medications at the same timeExpand
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Prevalence of self-medication in the adult population of Brazil: a systematic review
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the prevalence of self-medication in Brazil’s adult population. METHODS Systematic review of cross-sectional population-based studies. The following databases were used:Expand
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Maternal Active Smoking During Pregnancy and Low Birth Weight in the Americas: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Introduction Smoking during pregnancy may negatively impact newborn birth weight. This study investigates the relationship between maternal active smoking during pregnancy and low birth weight in theExpand
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