All publications of “Cecilia Melo Rosa Tavares”

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Impact of activities in self-esteem of patients in a pulmonary rehabilitation program

Juliana Nascimento de Oliveira, Cecilia Melo Rosa Tavares, Selma Denis Squassoni, Nadine Cristina Machado, Priscila Kessar Cordoni, Luciene Costa Bortolassi, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082015AO3209

ObjectiveTo evaluate self-esteem and self-image of respiratory diseases patients in a Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program, who participated in socialization and physical fitness activities, and of patients who participated only in physical fitness sessions.MethodsA descriptive cross-sectional exploratory study. Out of a total of 60 patients analyzed, all enrolled in the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program, 42 participated in at least one of the proposed activities, 10 did not participate in any activity and 8 were excluded (7 were discharged and 1 died).ResultsWhen the two […]

Comparison between the 6-minute walk tests performed in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at different altitudes

Selma Denis Squassoni, Nadine Cristina Machado, Mônica Silveira Lapa, Priscila Kessar Cordoni, Luciene Costa Bortolassi, Juliana Nascimento de Oliveira, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082014AO3139

ObjectiveTo evaluate the influence of the altitude on the 6-minute walking test in patients with moderate to severe pulmonary disease.MethodsTwenty-nine patients performed the 6-minute walk test at a pulmonary rehabilitation clinic in Santo André (above sea level), in São Paulo State, and at the Enseada Beach, in Guarujá (at sea level), also in São Paulo State. Of these 29 patients, 8 did the test both on hard sand and on asphalt to analyze if there were differences in performance during […]