Nelson Augusto Rosário Filho

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BACKGROUND There are no internationally validated questionnaires to investigate the prevalence of infant wheezing. This study was undertaken to validate a questionnaire for the International Study on the Prevalence of Wheezing in Infants (Estudio Internacional de Sibilancias en Lactantes, EISL). MATERIAL AND METHODS Construct and criterion validity were(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the positivity of Phadiatop in children from several Brazilian pediatric allergology centers and to compare its results with the presence of serum specific IgE to inhalant and food allergens. PATIENTS AND METHOD Phadiatop and serum specific IgE levels (RAST) to inhalant and food allergens (UniCAP - Pharmacia) were measured in 457(More)
The disease is rare in childhood. In one study of 1,899 patients, 70 (3.68%) were less than 14 years and only 5 (0.26%) were below 7 years of age 2 . In our Institution, Universidade Federal do Paraná, 614 cases of paracoccidioi­ domycosis have been diagnosed. Among them there were 23 children (4.07%) aged less than 14 years. It is an essentially lymphatic(More)
By using the standard written questionnaire (WQ), designed for the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) we determined the prevalence of rhinitis and its related-symptoms, in Brazilian children and adolescents, living in different cities of the country. The WQ was answered by the parents of 11,403 children aged 6-7 years from five(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess airway hyperresponsiveness to 4.5% hypertonic saline solution in comparison to that obtained through challenge with other bronchoconstriction agents and in relation to patient allergic sensitization. METHODS A cross-sectional, experimental study was conducted, initially involving 85 subjects. After exclusions, the final sample(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the relationship between exposure to gaseous air pollutants (ozone [O3], carbon monoxide [CO], nitrogen dioxide [NO2], and sulfur dioxide [SO2]) socioeconomic status and the prevalence of symptoms of asthma, rhinitis and atopic eczema in adolescents. SUBJECTS AND METHODS A sample of 16 209 adolescents from São Paulo West (SPW), São(More)
BACKGROUND Assess the frequency and severity of exercise-induced bronchospasm (EIB) in obese adolescents. METHODS A cross-sectional descriptive study involving 80 adolescents of both genders, aged 10-16 years-old, divided into four groups according to clinical history of asthma and/or allergic rhinitis and body mass index as follows: asthmatic obese (n =(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the efficacy of a single dose of inhaled budesonide as compared to oral prednisone in patients with acute asthma. METHODS Randomized double-blind, double-dummy and placebo-controlled clinical trial. Forty-nine children aged 2 to 7 years with acute asthma were randomized in three groups after receiving nebulized salbutamol (0.15(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of symptoms of asthma, rhinitis, and atopic eczema in adolescents (AD; 13-14 years) living in seven Brazilian cities, by applying the standardized written questionnaire (WQ) of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC), and to evaluate the time trend nine years after the last assessment of(More)