Global Journal of Case Reports

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Global Journal of Case Reports (ISSN: 2641-3930) is an open access journal publishing research articles, review articles, editorials and letters to the editor.

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Knowledge of Prostitutes on the Prevention of Neglected diseases

Nascimento K.C1, Melo F.M2, Costa T.I.S3, Amorim T.K.V.F4, Araújo W.J.S5, Riscado J.L.S6
Neglected diseases develop more in areas with deficient socioeconomic conditions, the working environment in which sex workers toiled through a routine with intense contact, prolonged, customer turnover, often the work environment in poor sanitary conditions favor contagion, contamination, spread of some neglected diseases. Bring health education through problematical active methodology. Raise awareness of sex Occuptional about neglected diseases. Knowing, as they prevent. This is an action research through an experience report on health education through active methodology performed in a cabaret in Maceió, in October 2016 with 10 sex workers. After sex workers participate in four phases: There a current concern for each sex worker reported that some entities have had some of these diseases, but they did not know they were these. It was observed that prostitutes know little about the given disease, its signs, symptoms, modes of transmission. The consumption of illicit drugs is common among them, a factor that exposes the most vulnerable situations in relation to the identification / perception of neglected diseases.

To enlighten many aspects associated with the long-term asthma treatment

Monteiro, J.P.A1; Lemos, N.D.C.B2; Silva Neto, M.A3; Anjos, F.B.R4.
Asthma is a chronic inflammatory pulmonary disease defined by hyperresponsiveness of air pathways and variable limitation to air flux, which is reversible spontaneously or with treatment. To enlighten many aspects associated with the long-term asthma treatment. This systematic literature review was built from a bibliography research of scientific papers, publications and materials available on the Internet in English and Portuguese. From this research, nine essential themes were identified: β-2 adrenergic agonists, anticholinergics, inhaled corticosteroids, xanthines, monoclonal antibody, immunotherapy, leukotriene receptor antagonists and phosphodiesterase-4 inhibitors. Knowledge of long-term asthma treatment is essential for the health professionals involved with this context once the consequences of bronchial remodeling can cause irreversible damage to people affected by this disease.