All publications of “Fátima Cristina Martorano Gobbi”

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Design of an instrument to measure the quality of care in Physical Therapy

Leny Vieira Cavalheiro, Raquel Afonso Caserta Eid, Claudia Talerman, Cristiane do Prado, Fátima Cristina Martorano Gobbi, Paola Bruno de Araujo Andreoli

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082015GS3248

ABSTRACTObjective:To design an instrument composed of domains that would demonstrate physical therapy activities and generate a consistent index to represent the quality of care in physical therapy.Methods:The methodology Lean Six Sigma was used to design the tool. The discussion involved seven different management groups staff. By means of brainstorming and Cause & Effect Matrix, we set up the process map.Results:Five requirements composed the quality of care index in physical therapy, after application of the tool called Cause & Effect Matrix. […]

Self-reported outcomes of patients undergoing total hip replacement surgery assessed by the WOMAC questionnaire

Michele Ferreira de Souza Di Nubila, Carolina Gomes Matarazzo, Andrea Diniz Lopes-Albers, Fátima Cristina Martorano Gobbi

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082011ao1982

ABSTRACTObjective:To assess pain, stiffness and physical function outcomes among patients undergoing total hip replacement using the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index.Methods:From January 2009 to July 2010, 64 male and female patients were assessed using the WOMAC questionnaire at baseline, hospital discharge, 3-month follow-up, and 6-month follow-up; one group of patients with primary hip osteoarthritis (n = 42) and another group with hip fracture (n = 22).Results:Changes in the total scores of the osteoarthritis group were statistically significant comparing […]