Priscila de Souza Aquino

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Objective: The objectives were to characterize the scientific production on Health-Related Quality of Life of pregnant women, identify the areas that are most affected during pregnancy and puerperal period and identify the instruments used to assess quality of life related to health in pregnant women. Methods: For the integrative review, 11 articles(More)
OBJECTIVE quality of life issues are central to maternal health and well-being. Within the context of a study examining postnatal quality of life, we set out to translate into Brazilian Portuguese the Mother-Generated Index and ensure its cross-cultural adaption for use in a Brazilian context. DESIGN the Mother-Generated Index, a subjective quality of(More)
OBJECTIVES the aim was to translate and culturally adapt the Adherence Determinants Questionnaire scale for the Portuguese language in the Brazilian context, and to check its reliability and validity to analyze the elements of the adherence of patients to the clinical treatment for breast and cervical cancer. METHOD this was a methodological study,(More)
Objective: To investigate the obstetric profile of women with tubal ligation and the existence of association with socio-demographic variables and sex. Methods: This is a quantitative and retrospective documentary study, developed in a Natural Birth Center in July 2008 in the city of Fortaleza-CE. The sample was composed by 277 medical records of patients(More)
The purpose of this study was to trace the contraceptive history of sterilized women and identify the associations between educational, sexual and obstetric variables and the women's age when they underwent the procedure for tubal ligation (TL). This is a retrospective documentary study performed at the Lígia Barros Costa Natural Birthing Center in(More)
This study aimed to understand the experience of women staff employed in a textile industry from Ceara State, Brazil, after returning to work, compared to the process of breastfeeding or weaning. Qualitative research carried out in June 2007 with five working mothers. The stories of these women, from a set of open-ended questions revealed difficulties in(More)
The objective of this study was to identify the gynecologic and obstetric profile of imprisoned females in the State of Ceará. This is a documental retrospective study with a quantitative approach, performed in the Female Prison Institute of the State of Ceará with 672 medical files. Regarding age, 62.3% of the women were 31 years old. The most prevalent(More) Rev Esc Enferm USP · 2015; 49(1):134-141 1 PhD student, Nursing Graduate Program, Federal University of Ceara, Fortaleza, CE, Brazil. 2 PhD Professor, Nursing Department, Federal University of Ceara, Fortaleza, CE, Brazil. 3 Full Professor, Nursing Department, Federal University of Ceara, Fortaleza, CE, Brazil. ABSTRACT Objective: To(More)
1 Paper extracted from Doctoral Dissertation “Intervenções por telefone para adesão ao exame colpocitológico”, presented to Universidade Federal do Ceará, Fortaleza, CE, Brazil. 2 PhD, Assistant Professor, Centro Universitário Estácio do Ceará, Fortaleza, CE, Brazil. 3 PhD, Adjunct Professor, Departamento de Medicina, Universidade Federal do Ceará,(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify the risk factors for STD among female sex workers and the characteristics of this population, and to verify the association between condom use by their male partners and clients. METHOD Cross-sectional and correlational study conducted with 73 sex workers registered at the Sex Workers´ Association of the municipality of Picos -PI,(More)