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Physical activity level and lifestyle perception in prebariatric surgery patients

Eduardo Gauze Alexandrino ORCID logo , Danilo Francisco da Silva Marçal ORCID logo , Mateus Dias Antunes ORCID logo , Leonardo Pestillo de Oliveira ORCID logo , Ely Mitie Massuda ORCID logo , Sonia Maria Marques Gomes Bertolini ORCID logo

DOI: 10.31744/einstein_journal/2019AO4619

Abstract Objective To determine sociodemographic characteristics, lifestyle perception and physical activity levels in obese prebariatric surgery patients. Methods A quantitative, cross-sectional study. The sample comprised 96 male and female morbidly obese prebariatric surgery patients. Questionnaires addressing sociodemographic profile, lifestyle perception and physical activity levels were applied. Results Patients were aged 40.3±11.45 years. Inadequate levels of physical activity were reported by 47.8% of patients; most respondents (79.2%) attributed scores defined as inadequate to the physical activity domain of the lifestyle questionnaire. […]

Depressive symptoms in patients with acute coronary syndrome

Aline Pardo de Mello, Antonio Carlos de Camargo Carvalho, Elisa Mieko Suemitsu Higa

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082011ao1721

ABSTRACTObjective:To trace an epidemiological profile, to verify presence of depressive symptoms in patients with previous diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome and to identify factors that contribute to maintenance of depressive symptoms in the sample. Methods:A cross-section study carried out at the Cardiology Outpatients Clinics of Universidade Federal de São Paulo. An instrument prepared by the authors was used, which was based on similar studies with patient identification data, questions related to the psychological follow-up, relationship with family members and friends, […]