All publications of “Einstein Francisco Camargos”

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Attitudes Toward Lesbians and Gay Men Scale: validation in Brazilian physicians

Renata Corrêa-Ribeiro ORCID logo , Fabio Iglesias ORCID logo , Einstein Francisco Camargos ORCID logo

DOI: 10.31744/einstein_journal/2019AO4527

ABSTRACT Objective: To perform the cross-cultural adaptation of the original North American version of the Attitudes Toward Lesbians and Gay Men Scale (ATLG) for use in Brazil, and to evaluate the psychometric properties of the adapted instrument in a sample of Brazilian heterosexual physicians. Methods: Stages of cross-cultural adaptation were as follows: translation by two independent evaluators, translation synthesis, evaluation by the target population for semantic equivalence, pilot study with 42 physicians, and final instrument preparation involving 224 heterosexual physicians […]

What do physicians know about homosexuality? Translation and adaptation of Knowledge about Homosexuality Questionnaire

Renata Corrêa-Ribeiro ORCID logo , Fabio Iglesias ORCID logo , Einstein Francisco Camargos ORCID logo

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082018AO4252

ABSTRACT Objective: To adapt the Knowledge about Homosexuality Questionnaire to Brazilian Portuguese, and to assess knowledge of heterosexual physicians on homosexuality. Methods: The following steps for cultural adaptation were made: translation by two independent evaluators, translation synthesis, and evaluation of semantic properties by the target population, followed by the development of a pilot study and administration of the instrument to 224 heterosexual physicians working in the Brazilian Federal District. Results: The mean number of correct answers in the questionnaire was […]

Outpatient treatment of sleep disorders in Alzheimer patients

Francisca Magalhães Scoralick, Einstein Francisco Camargos, Marco Polo Dias Freitas, Otávio Toledo Nóbrega

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082015RW3021

Sleep disorders are common in patients with Alzheimer dementia and affect the quality of life of patients and of their caregivers. Despite the rising number of studies in the area, almost all of them are about non-pharmacological treatment. Our objective was to review the literature concerning pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches to treat sleep disorders of elderly patients with Alzheimer dementia in the ambulatory setting. The treatments revised consisted of sleep hygiene and/or use of intense light coupled or not with […]

Incidence of sleep disorders in patients with Alzheimer disease

Einstein Francisco Camargos, Marcela Basso Pandolfi, Marco Polo Dias, Juliana Lima Quintas, Renato Maia Guimarães, Otávio de Toledo Nóbrega

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082011ao2145

ABSTRACTObjective:To determine the incidence of sleep disorder at a follow-up examination from 1 to 4 years, in demented patients diagnosed at first visit, besides analyzing associated demographic and comorbidities characteristics.Methods:A total of 122 elderly patients aged 60 years or older and diagnosed with dementia (Alzheimer and other) were followed in a reference geriatric center for dementia. The clinical protocols included interviews with patient and caregiver, complete physical examination, laboratory and imaging tests. Criteria for the diagnosis of sleep disorder included […]