All publications of “José Marcelo Farfel”

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Applicability of the Spoken Knowledge in Low Literacy Patients with Diabetes in Brazilian elderly

Jonas Gordilho Souza, Daniel Apolinario, José Marcelo Farfel, Omar Jaluul, Regina Miksian Magaldi, Alexandre Leopold Busse, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082016ao3747

ABSTRACTObjectiveTo translate, adapt and evaluate the properties of a Brazilian Portuguese version of the Spoken Knowledge in Low Literacy Patients with Diabetes, which is a questionnaire that evaluate diabetes knowledge.Methods A cross-sectional study with type 2 diabetes patients aged ≥60 years, seen at a public healthcare organization in the city of Sao Paulo (SP). After the development of the Portuguese version, we evaluated the psychometrics properties and the association with sociodemographic and clinical variables. The regression models were adjusted for […]

Adverse drug events leading to emergency department visits in elderly: the role of inappropriate prescription

José Marcelo Farfel, Tarso Augusto Duenhas Accorsi, Marcelo Franken, Sueli Pinto Doudement, Mariane Moran, Mauro Iervolino, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082010ao1473

ABSTRACTObjective:Adverse drug reactions are more incident among the elderly and are frequently associated to inappropriate prescription for this group. The objective of the current study was to investigate the incidence and the characteristics of emergency department visits, related to inappropriate prescription, at the Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein.Methods:Patients aged 60 years or older, admitted to the emergency department at Unidade Avançada Ibirapuera of Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, were included in the study. Potentially inappropriate medication for the elderly was evaluated using […]