Rodrigo Otávio Moretti-Pires

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OBJECTIVE To assess the association between depression and chronic diseases in adults. METHODS Population-based cross-sectional study with a sample of 1,720 adults aged 20 to 59 years conducted in the city of Florianópolis, southern Brazil, in 2009. Multistage sampling was used and census tracts were the primary sample unit. Subjects were interviewed at(More)
OBJECTIVE To characterize the integration of phytotherapy in primary health care in Brazil. METHODS Journal articles and theses and dissertations were searched for in the following databases: SciELO, Lilacs, PubMed, Scopus, Web of Science and Theses Portal Capes, between January 1988 and March 2013. We analyzed 53 original studies on actions, programs,(More)
The objective of this study was to validate the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) for a river population in the Brazilian Amazon. The original English version of AUDIT was translated into Portuguese, using the procedure recommended by the World Health Organization. The text was then back-translated and submitted to a native English(More)
AIMS to evaluate the implementation process of Screening and Brief Interventions for the Problematic Use of Alcohol (PUA) in primary health care in the city of Coari, Amazonas. METHODS management evaluation through a process analysis study, using triangulation methods, with qualitative techniques like focus groups with health professionals and with the(More)
Phytotherapy programs and actions within Brazilian primary healthcare were analyzed from the literature. This metastudy included six databases, from 1988 to 2012. Twentyfour published papers were registered. Phytotherapy has been introduced for a variety of reasons: to increase the therapeutic resources, retrieve popular knowledge, preserve biodiversity and(More)
Brazilian women are still a recurring target of discrimination in the workplace, facing violence related to gender relations and moral harassment, especially when they are pregnant. When the worker perceives discriminatory acts and attitudes or any violation of the rights guaranteed by law, she may appeal to the Labor Court to initiate legal action. This in(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the trends in hospitalizations for ambulatory care sensitive conditions between 1998 and 2009 in Brazil. METHODS The ecological time series study used secondary data on hospitalizations for ACSC in the Sistema Único de Saúde (SUS, National Unified Health System). Data were obtained from the Hospital Information System. Hospital(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze the profile of men who commit violence against their female intimate partners. METHODS A systematic review of the international literature published between 2000 and 2010 was conducted in the LILACS, MEDLINE, and SciELO databases. The search retrieved 3 452 articles, 33 of which were selected according to inclusion and exclusion(More)
In order to improve the quality of health care in the Brazilian public Family Health Strategy (FHS), it is important that health care professionals consider the meaning they attribute to the use of alcohol and tobacco in their self-knowledge process. The aim of this study was to understand the meaning attributed to the use of alcohol and tobacco by health(More)