Maria Adriana Pereira Henriques

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AIMS AND OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to explore the strategies used for medication management by elderly who live at home. BACKGROUND Non-adherence to chronic medication is a common problem among the elderly with chronic conditions. Many studies have been developed, but it did not progress in solving this multidisciplinary health care(More)
AIM To review the evidence about the role of care providers in fall prevention in older adults aged ≥ 65 years, this includes their views, strategies, and approaches on falls prevention and effectiveness of nursing interventions. BACKGROUND Some fall prevention programmes are successfully implemented and led by nurses and it is acknowledged the vital role(More)
Objectives: To validate the content of a fall management risk protocol in long-term institutions for elderly people. Methods: Methodological, quanti-qualitative study using the Delphi technique. The tool, based on the literature, was sent electronically to obtain consensus among the 14 experts that meet the defined inclusion criteria. Results: The 27(More)
Portugal, in 2005, initiated to reconfigure its health centers, an action referred to as the reform of primary health care, with the objective to improve accessibility, efficiency, quality and the continuity of care, and increase the satisfaction of the population and the professionals. The health center groups were reorganized and new types of units were(More)
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