Mario Umberto Menon

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BACKGROUND Truck drivers work under conditions that predispose them to a high prevalence of risk factors for the development of cardiovascular disease (CVD); however, these factors have not been fully evaluated and are not usually considered to be within the scope of health or labor services. METHODS An observational cross-sectional study was conducted on(More)
This study aimed to analyze the functional capacity of elderly registered in Basic Health Units of Guarapuava-PR, Brazil. The subjects were 359 elderly, interviewed from January to April 2010, using Section I and IV of the questionnaire Brazil Old Age Schedule. The results showed that 89.9% had some degree of dependency, of which 70.8% light and 19.2%(More)
The objective of this study was to analyze the pattern of health service use of aged patients enrolled with the public health services of Guarapuava, Paraná, Brazil. Home interviews were performed with 359 aged individuals, who were selected using stratified proportional sampling. The interviews were conducted in the period between January and April of 2010(More)
* Extracted from the dissertation “Conhecendo o idoso na comunidade: subsídios para a equipe e para os serviços de saúde, Guarapuava – PR”, Graduate Program in Nursing, State University of Maringá, 2010. 1 RN. Doctoral student in Nursing at University of São Paulo at Ribeirão Preto College of Nursing. Professor of the Nursing Department at Universidade(More)
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