Maria do Carmo Barros de Melo

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OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to analyze the knowledge, approaches, and practices of pediatricians participating in a regional pediatric conference regarding functional constipation (FC) to identify knowledge gaps. METHODS Cross-sectional regional study based on a semistructured questionnaire related to the Rome III criteria and the participant(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to report patient and physician profiles of those who used the teleconsultation system in the primary care health units of a health district in the city of Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil. MATERIALS AND METHODS Data were collected from the telehealth attendance records of nine Primary Health Units (Unidade Básica de Saúde(More)
INTRODUCTION The technological innovations that are a part of organizational realities allow for new possibilities in social processes. In Belo Horizonte, Brazil, the municipality established a system of training through videoconferences in primary care connecting professors and professionals from primary care units to discuss assistance problems in(More)
BACKGROUND Telehealth resources were implemented in the city of Belo Horizonte, providing tools for the medical assistance model as well as strengthening the quality of primary healthcare attention. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to analyze the characteristics of the incorporation of telehealth resources in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, and its(More)
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