All publications of “Kristine Fahl”

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Medical awareness concerning primary immunodeficiency diseases in the city of São Paulo, Brazil

Ellen de Oliveira Dantas, Carolina Sanchez Aranda, Fernanda Aimée Nobre, Kristine Fahl, Juliana Themudo Lessa Mazzucchelli, Erika Felix, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082013000400013

Objective:To evaluate medical knowledge of primary immunodeficiency in the city of São Paulo (SP).METHODS:A 14-item questionnaire about primary immunodeficiency was applied to physicians who worked at general hospitals. One of the questions presented 25 clinical situations that could be associated or not with primary immunodeficiency, and the percentage of appropriate answers generated a knowledge indicator.RESULTS:Seven hundred and forty-six participated in the study, among them 215 pediatricians (28.8%), 244 surgeons (32.7%), and 287 clinicians (38.5%). About 70% of the physicians responded […]