Silvana Schwerz Funghetto

Silvana Schwerz Funghetto
University of Brasília | UnB · Faculty UnB Ceilândia

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Objective: To analyze potential influences of the R/X genetic polymorphism of the ACTN3 gene, as well as of anthropometric and metabolic characteristics on the functional performance of elderly women assisted in primary health care. Method: One hundred and forty-one elderly women were assessed in terms of anthropometric, metabolic and functional as...
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This study aimed to evaluate the time course and responsiveness of plasma interleukin-6 (IL-6) and creatine kinase (CK) levels following acute eccentric resistance exercise in sedentary obese older women with a different muscle quality index (MQI). Eighty-eight participants (69.4 ± 6.06 years) completed an acute eccentric resistance exercise (7 set...
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Objective to investigate the nursing diagnosis ineffective sexuality pattern in elderly people with Diabetes mellitus in primary care and analyze their sexuality profile. Method this is a cross-sectional study carried out in a Basic Health Unit with a sample of 134 elderly diabetics. Interviews were carried out between July and August 2019 with st...
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Objetivo: comparar dor cr��nica, obesidade e inflama��ǜo de pacientes com e sem diabetes mellitus do tipo 2 atendidos na aten��ǜo primǭria. MǸtodo: estudo transversal de abordagem quantitativa realizado na aten��ǜo primǭria do Distrito Federal. A coleta de dados ocorreu entre 2017 e 2018 com 269 participantes divididos em dois grupos: com diabetes...
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Objective: to build a specialized nursing terminology for the prevention of falls in the elderly in primary healthcare, based on the ICNP®. Method: this is a methodological study developed in two stages: (1) identification of relevant terms for the prevention of falls in the elderly in official documents; (2) cross mapping of the identified term...
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Objectives: to evaluate students' knowledge gain after the implementation of clinical simulation in Nursing Fundamentals disciplines. Methods: a quasi-experimental intervention was carried out with 60 students, distributed in comparison and intervention groups, who underwent traditional teaching and traditional teaching associated with simulated...
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Enquadramento: A neuropatia diabética (ND) é uma complicação que afeta o paciente com diabetes mellitus (DM), doença crónica com elevada prevalência em idosos. Objetivo: Avaliar os fatores preditivos da neuropatia diabética em idosos atendidos na atenção primária em saúde. Metodologia: Estudo transversal realizado com 111 idosos com DM tipo 2. Fo...
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Objetivo:comparar a dor e a qualidade de vida de indivíduos com e sem neuropatia diabética. Método: estudo transversal realizado com 251 participantes com diabetes mellitus tipo 2. Utilizou-se a escala Leeds Assessment of Neuropathic Symptoms and Signs (LANSS)para avaliar neuropatia diabética, características da dor, perda de sensibilidade protetor...
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Objetivo: Analisar o absenteísmo entre a equipe de enfermagem de uma unidade do Pronto Socorro de um Hospital Público Escola do Distrito Federal. Método: Trata-se de um estudo transversal de abordagem quantitativa, realizado com 29 profissionais de enfermagem lotados na unidade de Pronto Socorro de um Hospital Público Regional do Distrito Federal....
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Aim: identify how nursing interventions proposed to prevent falls in the elderly in the context of primary care. Methods: integrative literature review; studies were identified in the PubMed, CINAHL and LILACS databases in April 2020. Results: fifteen articles were selected, from which two main themes emerged: nursing interventions related to the a...
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Considering the negative impact of obesity on neuromuscular and immune systems, we sought to compare the effects of a 10-week resistance training (RT) program on muscle quality index (MQI), muscle strength, functional capacity, and immunoglobulins in older women with and without obesity. Thirty-nine older women participated in the present study (ag...
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BACKGROUND Vaccination is a fundamental part of public health at all levels – from local to worldwide – and it can be considered one of humanity's greatest achievements in the control and elimination of infectious diseases. Teaching immunization and vaccination is a challenge for the professor since its content can be monotonous and tiring. It is n...
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Background Vaccination is a fundamental part of all levels—local to worldwide—of public health, and it can be considered one of humanity's greatest achievements in the control and elimination of infectious diseases. Teaching immunization and vaccination can be monotonous and tiring. It is necessary to develop new approaches for teaching these theme...
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Purpose To analyze the influence of inflammatory parameters and substitute insulin resistance indices on the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) development in elderly women, as well as to compare anthropometric measures and metabolic parameters according to the presence of type 2 DM and HbA1c levels. Patients and methods One hundred and twenty...
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Objective The aim of this study was to evaluate the mobility of older adults treated in primary health care units in Brazil, as well as to investigate the association between reduced mobility, sociodemographic characteristics, and health conditions in the diabetic and non-diabetic elderly.Methods This is a cross-sectional study carried out in two p...
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Objective: Analyze the influence between the components of metabolic syndrome and the independent risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) in the elderly. Methods: A descriptive cross-sectional study was carried out with 205 older adults from a primary healthcare unit of the Federal District, Brazil. The cardiovascular risk was determined by the Fr...
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The combination of increased fat mass with a decrease in muscle mass and strength in the elderly has been termed sarcopenic obesity (SO). In addition, augmented levels of inflammatory markers have been reported in subjects with SO. Two hundred-sixteen obese elderly women were included in this cross-sectional study. They underwent body composition a...
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Aging is accompanied by various functional modifications determined by their environment, lifestyle, nutrition, and genetics. Based on these factors, it is essential to verify the vitamin deficiency in the elderly population. Hypovitaminosis D is commonly present in human aging, increasing the chances of developing noncommunicable chronic diseases....
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Objective To evaluate metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular risk for hypertensive elderly patients treated in primary care. Methods A cross-sectional study carried out with 154 hypertensive elderly from a Basic Health Unit in the Federal District. A structured instrument investigated the profile of the elderly. For classifying the metabolic syndro...
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Objective: to evaluate the Nursing Diagnosis (ND) Risk for Falls in elderly subjects in primary health care in the Federal District. Methods: a descriptive, quantitative, cross-sectional study conducted in two basic health units. Data collection included blood collection, nursing consultation and physical evaluation of 156 elderly subjects with ch...
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Growth of the old-aged population is a worldwide phenomenon that impacts public health. The objective of this study was to compare the pain levels, strength, and quality of life among old-aged obese with diabetes or hypertension. The study cohort comprised 52 old-aged obese subjects with hypertension (n = 35) and diabetes (n = 17). The parameters m...
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BACKGROUND Patient safety has been a widely discussed topic with repercussions worldwide and has currently become one of the greatest challenges for health institutions, This concern is heightened when referring to children. OBJECTIVE To develop a Virtual Learning Environment with the theme of medication administration, as a tool to facilitate the...
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Background Worldwide, patient safety has been a widely discussed topic and has currently become one of the greatest challenges for health institutions. This concern is heightened when referring to children. Objective The goal of this study was to develop a virtual learning environment for medication administration, as a tool to facilitate the trai...
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Introduction: Loneliness interferes with the eating habits and functionality of the elderly, compromising their quality of life. Objective: This study aimed to evaluate the effects of eating and performing functional group-based exercises on depressive symptoms, loneliness and quality of life in patients with sarcopenia treated at a public health...
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Objetivo: identificar, na literatura, as propostas de métodos não farmacológicos para o tratamento da doença de Alzheimer. Métodos: Trata-se de uma revisão integrativa realizada em três bases de dados. Foram incluídos artigos publicados entre os anos de 2005 a 2016, na íntegra, nos idiomas português, inglês e espanhol. Foram adotados os descritores...
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Introduction Fast population aging is a global reality. Today’s major challenge is to promote the healthy aging of more and more people by acting on factors that can be modified, such as physical exercise. Regular exercise could contribute to the prevention of chronic diseases associated with aging. Research has been conducted on the physical train...
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Objetivo: Avaliar os índices antropométricos e a composição corporal, bem como identificar os fatores associados aos hábitos alimentares e ao sedentarismo em idosos com obesidade. Método: Este estudo transversal foi realizado com 206 idosos com obesidade que foram avaliados com o inquérito domiciliar e avaliação da atividade física com o Internatio...
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Purpose: Relative handgrip strength (RHGS), Aged Based on Exercise Stress Testing (A-BEST), and chronological age were evaluated as predictors of impaired mobility in older women. Methods: Participants included 88 older women (mean age 68.13±6.02 years) referred for exercise stress testing. Estimated physiological age was computed based on exerc...
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RESUMO Mensurar o impacto do investimento em pesquisas contribui para a compreensão do alcance dos resultados nos sistemas de saúde e para o direcionamento de recursos para áreas prioritárias. Este estudo avaliou o impacto na dimensão ‘avanços no conhecimento’ produzido pelas pesquisas em saúde financiadas pelo Programa de Apoio ao Desenvolvimento...
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Background: The novel genre of pervasive games, which aim to create more fun and engaging experiences by promoting deeper immersion, could be a powerful strategy to stimulate physical activity among older adults. To use these games more effectively, it is necessary to understand how different design elements affect player behavior. Objective: Th...
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Objective: To evaluate the frailty syndrome in the elderly nursing diagnosis in elderly with chronic diseases of a health district of the Federal District. Method: A quantitative, descriptive, cross-sectional study was conducted with elderly patients served at the Basic Health Units, who presented arterial hypertension and/or diabetes mellitus....
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Objective to evaluate pain and its repercussions on the quality of life of elderly people with Diabetes Mellitus. Methods in this cross-sectional study of 196 older adults with Diabetes Mellitus, WHOQOL-OLD and WHOQOL-BREF quality of life questionnaires were applied at a primary health care facility in the Federal District. Results of the 196 par...
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Background: Blood flw restriction (BFR) exercise has shown to induce a positive inflence on bone metabolism and attenuate muscle strength loss and atrophy in subjects suffering from musculoskeletal weakness. Despite the known benefis of BFR exercise, it remains unclear whether or not the pressurization of blood vessels damages the endothelial cells...
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p> Objetivo: Analisar os principais prejuízos associados a dor crônica de um grupo de idosos. Método: Estudo transversal, descritivo de abordagem quantitativa. A amostra de 268 idosos, os instrumentos adotados: sócio demográfico, clínico, para avaliar a dor crônica (Escala Visual Analógica/EVA e diagrama corporal) e outro relacionado aos prejuízos...
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O aumento da expectativa de vida nos últimos anos associa-se a prevalência da obesidade eoutras doenças crônicas não transmissíveis, decorrentes de processos multifatoriais cominfluência da genética e estilo de vida adotado. O objetivo do presente estudo foi investigarcomo os genótipos identificados nos polimorfismos de eNOS, APOE e ECA podem influ...
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Objective: The objective of this study was to apply the newly standardized definition for sarcopenia from the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) and the current definition for obesity to 1) determine the prevalence of sarcopenic obesity (SO) in obese elderly women; 2) compare the muscle strength, lean body mass, and markers of...
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The primary objective of this study was to identify if lower limb pain with neuropathic characteristics is predictive of depressive symptoms in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) treated in primary care in Brazil. It was investigated if diabetic and non-diabetic related variables could influence depressive symptoms. A quantitative and cr...
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Na atualidade, o sobrepeso e em especial a obesidade encontram-se associados auma inflamação crônica, indicada pelo aumento dos marcadores inflamatórios,sendo que indivíduos nestas condições clínicas podem apresentar níveis séricoselevados de Interleucina-6 (IL-6), quando comparados com os níveis destesmarcadores em indivíduos eutróficos. O objetiv...
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A reposta de Testosterona e Cortisol ao Treinamento de Força tem sido usada natentativa de marcar o estado anabólico-catabólico do corpo na qual a Testosteronaum hormônio sexual masculino com importante contribuição no controle metabólicoe de característica Anabólica, e o Cortisol, um hormônio com característicaCatabólica, na qual seu aumento de lo...
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Introduction: Many cerebrovascular diseases display a relation with inflammatory processes. Furthermore, the influence of several polymorphisms has been studied to improve the knowledge of physiological mechanisms of the nervous system. Objectives: The aim of this study was to identify if there was an association between a polymorphism in -308 pos...
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Purpose The purpose of the present study was to identify the variability of blood pressure response to a 10-week resistance training (RT) program in hypertensive and normotensive elderly women. Participants and methods Twenty-seven untrained hypertensive and 12 normotensive elderly women participated in the present study. A whole-body RT program w...
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Objectives: To evaluate the quality of life of the elderly with Diabetes Mellitus and to relate the time since diagnosis of diabetes with the quality of life of elderly persons receiving care at a basic health unit. Method: A cross-sectional quantitative study carried out in a Basic Health Unit with 196 elderly persons. For data collection, three...
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Objectives The aim of the present study was to compare the acute effects of traditional resistance training (RT) versus high velocity RT (HVRT) on metabolic, cardiovascular, and psychophysiological responses in elderly hypertensive women. Methods Fifteen elderly women (mean age ± standard deviation, 67.1±6.9 years) classified as having hypertensio...
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Objectives The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of resistance training (RT) on body composition, muscle strength, and functional capacity in elderly women with and without sarcopenic obesity (SO). Methods A total of 49 women (aged ≥60 years) were divided in two groups: without SO (non-SO, n=41) and with SO (n=8). Both groups perfor...
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Objective: To understand the care of elderly men with their own health. Method: A qualitative study with the participation of ten elderly men, through responses to the semi-structured interview guided by the "Tell me about your experiences of care with your health", carried out in a basic health unit, during the period of October-December 2014....
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Introdução: O conteúdo referente a imunização é extenso, sendo necessário utilizar novas estratégias para motivar o aluno. Jogos educativos são utilizados como uma ferramenta para facilitar o processo ensino-aprendizagem. Objetivo: Avaliar um jogo educativo (aplicativo para Android) denominado Immunitates, na percepção de estudantes e egressos do c...
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O presente estudo teve como objetivo avaliar a qualidade de vida relacionada a saúde (QVRS) e mensurar a capacidade funcional de pacientes com câncer nos momentos pré e pós-quimioterapia (QT). Trata‐se de um estudo de coorte, com abordagem quantitativa, realizado de janeiro a março de 2015 em um ambulatório de QT de um hospital universitário do Dis...
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Secure systems aimed at preventing medication error are the essential. Our objective was to describe and map the medication system of a large hospital in Brasilia, DF, Brazil and propose risk management strategies for their principal weaknesses. For this cross-sectional, exploratory, and descriptive study, the data was collected with the support of...
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A ocorrência de erros de medicação tem se tornado cada vez mais frequente no Brasil, chegando ao conhecimento das pessoas por meio dos veículos de comunicação. A proposta é analisar os erros de medicação divulgados na mídia brasileira, seus fatores de risco e propor estratégias para gestão preventiva. O estudo, de caráter exploratório, descritivo e...
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Introduction: Simulation is important for situations requiring quick decisions or psychomotor skills, such as urgency and emergency. Objective: To evaluate the use of clinical simulation in pediatrics as a strategy for learning from nursing students from Faculdade de Ceilândia. Method: a cross-sectional study of descriptive nature with 47 student...
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This study was designed to compare the effects of linear periodization (LP) and undulating periodization (UP) on functional capacity, neuromuscular function, body composition, and cytokines in elderly sedentary women. We also aimed to identify the presence of high responders (HR), medium responders (MR), and low responders (LR) for irisin, interleu...
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Introduction: The senior population constitutes 10% of the total Brazilian population. The decrease of skeletal muscle is probably the most significant alteration, being associated with age and some illnesses, and it is determinant in the loss of strength. Objective: To evaluate the relationship between body composition and handgrip strength of Bra...
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To compare the clinical classification of the body mass index (BMI) and percentage body fat (PBF) for the prediction of inflammatory and atherogenic lipid profile risk in older women. Cross-sectional analytical study with 277 elderly women from a local community in the Federal District, Brazil. PBF and fat-free mass (FFM) were determined by dual en...
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OBJETIVO: Identificar os fatores associados à qualidade de vida de idosos que frequentam uma unidade de saúde de Ceilândia-DF. MÉTODO: Pesquisa de abordagem quantitativa do tipo descritiva com delineamento transversal, realizada com 277 idosos, por meio de entrevista para investigação das variáveis demográficas, socioeconômicas, clínicas e aplicaç...
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Resistance exercise is used as a non-pharmacological tool to elicit both gains in and maintenance of physical function in the elderly. Thus, the present study examined the acute response of creatine kinase and interleukin-6 following an eccentric resistance exercise session in elderly obese women classified as high responders or normal responders....
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To compare the metabolic parameters, flexibility, muscle strength, functional capacity, and lower limb muscle power of elderly women with and without the metabolic syndrome (MetS). This cross-sectional study included 28 older women divided into two groups: with the MetS (n = 14; 67.3 ± 5.5 years; 67.5 ± 16.7 kg; 1.45 ± 0.35 m; 28.0 ± 7.6 kg/m(2)),...
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To compare the metabolic, anthropometric, arterial blood pressure, and muscle strength parameters of elderly women with and without metabolic syndrome. A case-control study with 27 (67.3±4.8 years of age, 31.0±5.0kg/m²) elderly women with metabolic syndrome and 33 (68.8±5.6 years of age, 27.2±5.3kg/m²) sedentary control elderly women. They were sub...