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Retinal exams requested at Primary Care Unit: indications, results and alternative strategies of evaluation

Fernando Korn Malerbi ORCID logo , Adriano Biondi Monteiro Carneiro ORCID logo , Marcelo Katz ORCID logo , Claudio Luiz Lottenberg ORCID logo

DOI: 10.31744/einstein_journal/2020GS4913

ABSTRACT Objective To evaluate indications, results and strategy of retinal exams requested at Primary Care Units. Methods A retrospective study that analyzed the indications and results of retinal exams, in the modalities clinical dilated fundus exams and color fundus photographs. In the following situations, patients were considered eligible for color fundus photographs if visual acuity was normal and ocular symptoms were absent: diabetes mellitus and/or hypertension, in use of drugs with potential retinal toxicity, diagnosis or suspicion of glaucoma, stable […]

Assessment of cardiovascular risk of patients with arterial hypertension of a public health unit

Evandro José Cesarino, André Luiz Gomes Vituzzo, Julliane Messias Cordeiro Sampaio, Danilo Avelar Sampaio Ferreira, Heloísa Andrião Ferreira Pires, Luiz de Souza

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082012000100008

Objective:To assess the cardiovascular risk, using the Framingham risk score, in a sample of hypertensive individuals coming from a public primary care unit.METHODS:The caseload comprised hypertensive individuals according to criteria established by the JNC VII, 2003, of 2003, among 1601 patients followed up in 1999, at the Cardiology and Arterial Hypertension Outpatients Clinic of the Teaching Primary Care Unit, at the Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto, Universidade de São Paulo. The patients were selected by draw, aged over 20 […]