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Levels of knowledge about asthma of parents of asthmatic children

Cristian Roncada, Thiago de Araujo Cardoso, Bianca Martininghi Bugança, Luísa Carolina Bischoff, Karina Soldera, Paulo Márcio Pitrez

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082018AO4204

ABSTRACT Objective To evaluate the levels of knowledge about asthma of parents of school children. Methods A cross-sectional study was carried out with parents of children with medical diagnosis of asthma (mild, moderate and severe), followed up at an outpatient referral center for childhood asthma in the Southern region of Brazil (Asthma Group). Parents of children with asthma in remission and healthy children were also selected (Control Group). The Newcastle Asthma Knowledge Questionnaire (NAKQ) questionnaire was applied in both groups. […]

Assessment of nurse’s knowledge about Glasgow coma scale at a university hospital

Wesley Cajaíba Santos, Cássia Regina Vancini-Campanharo, Maria Carolina Barbosa Teixeira Lopes, Meiry Fernanda Pinto Okuno, Ruth Ester Assayag Batista

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082016AO3618

ABSTRACTObjectiveTo assess knowledge of nurses of emergency services and intensive care units about Glasgow Coma Scale.Methods This cross-sectional analytical study included 127 nurses of critical units of an university hospital. We used structured interview with 12 questions to evaluate their knowledge about the scale. Association of Knowledge with professionals’ sociodemographic variables were verified by the Fisher-test, χ2 and likelihood ratio.Results Most of participants were women mean aged 31.1 years, they had graduated more than 5 years previously, and had 1 […]

Metered-dose inhaler for asthma patients: knowledge and effects of a theoretical and practical guidance for pediatricians

Fábio Pereira Muchão, Luiz Vicente Ribeiro Ferreira da Silva Filho, Antonio Carlos Pastorino, Joaquim Carlos Rodrigues

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082011ao2115

ABSTRACTObjective:To evaluate the effect of a theoretical and practical guidance on knowledge of pediatricians regarding the use of metered dose inhalers with spacers. To identify major deficiencies, correct them and train these physicians on the correct use of the devices.Methods:Pediatricians who participated in a theoretical-practical program focusing on the use of inhaler devices answered a questionnaire with five questions about the use of these devices before and after the program. A comparison of the scores obtained in the pre- and […]

Impact of educational lectures on female adolescents’ knowledge about sexually transmitted diseases and cervical cancer in the city of Jundiaí, SP

João Bosco Ramos Borges, Marcus Vinícus Gonçalves Belintani, Patrícia Frodl Miranda, Ana Carolina Marchesini de Camargo, Renata Guarisi, Edna Marina Cappi Maia, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082010ao1544

ABSTRACTObjective:To evaluate the knowledge of adolescents living in Vila Ana and Morada das Vinhas region, in the city of Jundiaí, State of São Paulo, Brazil, on prevention and diagnosis of the main sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and on cervical cancer, as well as the immediate impact of educational lectures.Methods:A prospective cross-sectional study was performed to assess the knowledge of a particular group of female adolescents about STDs and cervical cancer, by means of a questionnaire applied before and after educational […]