All publications of “Angela Maria Geraldo Pierin”

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Hypertensive crisis: clinical characteristics of patients with hypertensive urgency, emergency and pseudocrisis at a public emergency department

Angela Maria Geraldo Pierin ORCID logo , Carime Farah Flórido ORCID logo , Juliano dos Santos ORCID logo

DOI: 10.31744/einstein_journal/2019AO4685

ABSTRACT Objective: To assess patients with hypertensive crisis, classified as urgency, emergency or pseudocrisis, and identify the associated variables. Methods: We evaluated a total of 508 patients (57% women; 56.3±13.8 years old) with hypertensive crisis (diastolic blood pressure of 120mmHg), aged 18 years or over, seen at the emergency department of a public general hospital. Results: The prevalence of hypertensive crises was 6/1,000; in that, 71.7% presented hypertensive urgency, 19.1% hypertensive emergency, and 9.2% hypertensive pseudocrisis. In the multinominal logistic […]

Hypertension in patients admitted to clinical units at university hospital: post-discharge evaluation rated by telephone

Cássia Lima de Campos, Angela Maria Geraldo Pierin, Natalia Alencar de Pinho

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082017AO3862

ABSTRACT Objective To characterize hypertensive patients after admission to hospital considering the current status, compliance to treatment, habits and lifestyle, and knowledge and beliefs about the disease. Methods This was an exploratory study with 265 hypertensive patients admitted to a medical inpatients unit of a university hospital. Data were collected in an interview over the telephone. The level of significance was set as p

Excess weight in employees of food and nutrition units at a university in São Paulo State

Juliano dos Santos, Aline Alves Ferreira, Karina Cardoso Meira, Angela Maria Geraldo Pierin

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082013000400014

Objective:To describe the prevalence and identify the factors associated with excess weight in restaurant employees at a public university in the city of São Paulo.METHODS:A socioeconomic and nutritional census was conducted with 174 individuals to obtain data on body mass, height, and socioeconomic status, using a structured questionnaire. The body mass index was determined, and the cut-off points recommended by the World Health Organization were used. Student’s t test, Fisher’s exact test, and the χ² test were used to verify […]