Suélen H. Cruz

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In Brazil, as in many other countries, teenage pregnancy is widely recognised as a public health problem. Buttressed by a public health science of the economics of teenage pregnancy that emphasises the postponement of parenthood as key to poverty reduction, young people's lack of appreciation for medical knowledge of contraceptives is most often credited(More)
This study aimed to assess the prevalence of contraceptive use by adolescents. A cross-sectional study was performed from March to September 2002 in a representative sample of adolescents 15 to 18 years of age in the urban area of Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil. Multiple-stage sampling was used, and in the 448 census tracts located in the urban(More)
This study aimed to assess the prevalence of contraceptive use by adolescents. A cross-sectional study was performed from March to September 2002 in a representative sample of adolescents 15 to 18 years of age in the urban area of Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil. Multiple-stage sampling was used, and in the 448 census tracts located in the urban(More)
PURPOSE To analyze adverse reactions (AR), hemodynamic and electrocardiographic changes and thallium scintigraphy (TS) results, during pharmacological stress with dipyridamole (SD), correlating these data to the presence and extension of coronary artery disease (CAD). METHODS We studied 126 patients, 66 had no evidence of cardiovascular disease (G1) and(More)
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