Dengue is the world’s most important arboviral disease in terms of number of people affected ans is transmited by mosquitoes Aedes Aegypti. The main strategy for epidemic prevention and control is population behavior in the prevetion and insecticide fumigation. The following study aims to describe the contributions of the population about prevention practice of dengue. This is a descritive research. Studies of any design published from 2012 to 2016 avaliable in english, portuguese and spanish were included. The survey was conducted in the Scientific Electronic Library Online (SciELO). Six articles were found that match the elegible criterias. In accord to..

Hyperglycemia is the main feature of a group of metabolic diseases called diabetes mellitus. The pathophysiology of diabetes is directly related to pancreas and liver that is responsible for absorbing nutrients. To analyze the effect of melatonin on liver of rats induced by streptozotocin diabetes. The induction of diabetes was obtained by intraperitoneal injection of streptozotocin and test to confirm diabetes was carried out during 3 and 7 days after application. The melatonin treatment was performed at a dose of 200 μg/100g of animal body weight by injection. Morphometry was performed from a graduated graticule in the same points where..

In a large part of the population, pap smears are still the primary tool for screening cervical lesions. Cancer of the cervix is the third most frequent tumor in the female population. This study aims to make a survey about the performance of the examination in postpartum women, as well as to identify the profile of the incidence of this information pathology and the importance of the Pap smear for women’s health in relation to prevention and their Consequences. Between September and November, the study evaluated the incidence profile of the Pap smear test in the city of Recife in..

Cancer is a disease with a high mortality rate worldwide. In Brazil, cancer is currently the second leading cause of death. The World Health Organization (WHO) considers pain associated with neoplasias as a global medical emergency, since the experience of pain is the most frequently reported symptom and the management of this symptom based on pharmacology has limitations, biofeedback arises as an alternative to pharmacological treatment of cancer patients. To expose biofeedback as a therapeutic tool in the treatment of cancer pain. 11 publications were selected published between 2012 and 2016, located through the DeCS: “Biofeedback”, “Cancer”, “Treatment”, “Pain”. Biofeedback..

Throughout Brazilian history, cancer has been seen in several ways. From malignant and incurable tumor to neoplasm, from individual tragedy to public health problem. According to the World Health Organization, it is possible to report that 8.8 million people die each year from cancer, mostly in low- and middle-income countries. To awaken through the mandala of knowledge a new meaning to the life of the person with cancer. This report is descriptive and interventional through the Knowledge Mandala in the waiting room of an oncology clinic that treats people with Cancer people in Maceió / AL. The activity was divided..

Os tumores intracranianos representam cerca de 2 % de todos os canceres, com elevadas taxas de morbidade e mortalidade. As referidas neoplasias resultam de uma combinação de fatores, como: hereditariedade, exposição a substâncias químicas, hormônios, condições ambientais e ocupacionais, entre outros; e gera diversas consequências danosas ao paciente e aos seus familiares. Algumas formas de tratamento deste tipo de tumor requerem métodos que por vezes deixa o paciente e os familiares sob total responsabilidade dos cuidados paliativos de profissionais de saúde. A enfermagem, por ter seu caráter assistencialista e ser o campo profissional que tem maior contato com familiares e..