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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 […]

Follow-up of premature children with high risk for growth and development delay: a multiprofessional assessment

Marcia de Freitas, Ana Merzel Kernkraut, Simone Maria Amadio Guerrero, Sonia Teresa Gaidzakian Akopian, Sandra Harumi Murakami, Vanessa Madaschi, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082010ao1569

ABSTRACTObjective:To describe the activities of a multiprofessional outpatient clinic performed by neonatologist, physiatrist, physical therapist, occupational therapist, speech therapist, audiologist and psychologist, who evaluated the development of premature newborns.Methods:Twenty children born at a tertiary-care hospital (São Paulo, Brazil), between April 2006 and April 2007, with birth weight below 1250 g or less than 32 weeks of gestation, were evaluated. The multiprofessional evaluation included assessment of development using the Bayley III scale, at the corrected age of 3, 6, 9, 12, […]