The Management of healthcare in the context of leprosy must take place across nets of attention to SUS (Unique System of Health). Considering the disabling potential of leprosy, should also ensure Specialized Care in outpatient reference units and hospital, whenever necessary. To analyze the Health Care Network for the people affected by leprosy and its interfaces with the care management. Qualitative research with hermeneutic nature and critical and reflective approach. The data was collected through semi-structured interviews with 03 managers and 17 Health Workers in the Sanitary District (DS) III and VII in Recife City. It was observedthat lack of..

A acupuntura é uma técnica que visa a cura e/ou a terapia de diversas enfermidades por meio de estímulos produzidos pela inserção de agulhas através da pele nos tecidos subjacentes em diferentes profundidades em pontos estratégicos do corpo para produzir o efeito terapêutico desejado. Os primeiros estudos na área odontológica com essa técnica surgiram na França em 1974, e tem apresentado resultados significativos até hoje. O bruxismo é definido como o hábito de apertar, deslizar e ranger os dentes fora das funções normais de mastigação e deglutição, gerando progressivamente uma destruição dos componentes do sistema estomatognático. Nestes movimentos, a força..

Patients in hemodialysis have a higher risk of death from cardiovascular disease, occurring due to the presence of risk factors such as dyslipidemia. To evaluate the association between abdominal obesity and dyslipidemia in patients undergoing hemodialysis program. A crosssectional study, with individuals over 19 years belonging to the hemodialysis program of Integrative Medicine Institute Professor Fernando Figueira (Recife-PE), between March and October 2015. Anthropometric indicators and biochemical used to assess the nutritional status and for the diagnosis of dyslipidemia. We evaluated 41 patients with a mean age of 48.75 years (± 16.7), in which 85, 4 % were diagnosed with..

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus is characterized as any glucose intolerance during pregnancy or started with. During pregnancy, there are metabolic changes in order to contribute to the healthy growth and development of the baby, between the changes include increased insulin resistance that can lead to complications both mother and the baby. The aim of this summary is to know what are the treatments provided to patients women Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. Articles were obtained from electronic databases such as Lilacs and SciELO, in the period between 2006 and 2016, using the Gestational Diabetes Mellitus descriptors and treatment. . From the inclusion and..

A Leishimaniose Visceral é uma doença crônica com evolução grave. Sua transmissão se dá mais no ambiente peri e intradomiciliar. A maior parte dos casos notificados com esse agravo são crianças com idade igual ou menor que dez anos. A redução de casos se dá através do controle de vetores, do controle de reservatórios e do tratamento dos casos humanos. Identificar o que as produções cientificas estão abordando sobre a Leishimaniose visceral no período de 2012 a 2016. Revisão integrativa teve como questão de pesquisa: O que está sendo abordado nas pesquisas cientificas dos últimos 4 anos sobre essa patologia?..

Hypertension is a multifactorial clinical condition characterized by sustained elevation of blood pressure levels ≥ 140 and / or 90 mmHg. HA is the major risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Hypertensive individuals have a certain limitation in learning and handling blood pressure monitoring devices. Usability refers to the relationship that is established between user, task, interface, equipment and other aspects of the environment in which the user uses the system. To describe by means of an experience report about the benefits of ergonomics in usability and of the aneroid and digital sphygmomanometer by the user through the health education workshop…

Diabetes mellitus is a heterogeneous group of metabolic disorders that present hyperglycemia in common, resulting from defects in insulin action, insulin secretion or both. The increase in the number of people with the disease is accompanied by an increase in cases of obesity and overweight. A great ally of people with diabetes mellitus, especially insulin-dependent, is the equipment called a glycometer, it provides a safe measurement of glycemic rate throughout the day. So how can this user know if the monitor is delivering reliable results? It was from these questions that the need arose to create this work. To present..