Asthma is a chronic inflammatory pulmonary disease defined by hyperresponsiveness of air pathways and limitation to air flux. To enlighten the therapeutic options of asthma ex-acerbations. This systematic literature review was built from a bibliography research of scientific papers, publications and materials available on the Internet in English and Por-tuguese. From this research, five essential themes were identified: β2 adrenergic agonists, anticholinergics, systemic corticosteroids, magnesium sulfate and heliox. Asthma exacer-bation can be treated with different medications that tries to dimish the social conse-quences of this disease.

The incidence of leprosy in children may be considered an indicator of the prevalence of the disease in the general population and their detection is important in determining the level of transmission, because if there is a child being infected then there is an adult transmitting the bacillus. To report the development of educational activities that promote early diagno-sis of leprosy cases in the age group under 15 years. We made the test counted for 36 peo-ple. The results obtained confirmed cases 05 and 02 less than 15 years. Cases of leprosy in children under 15 years accounted for 02..

Leprosy is a disease of prolonged course with potentially incapacitating. Caused by mycobacterium leprae causing a chronic infection, affecting mainly the poorest sections of the population and presenting is endemic in all Brazilian regions. The appearance of white spots and loss of sensitivity are characteristics of this pathology, combined with hyperthermia. It is a leprosy of the main causes of peripheral neuropathies and functional disabilities in Brazil and worldwide. Hiding the disease is common as the psychological impact caused by the physical consequences of the disease, contributing to decreased self-esteem and self segregation of leprosy as the disease when diagnosed..

A educação em saúde é definida como um conjunto de saberes e práticas norteadas para a prevenção de doenças e promoção da saúde. Partindo do princípio, que a fonoaudiologia vem se inserindo de maneira cada vez mais expressiva na saúde coletiva, e tem como objeto de trabalho a saúde da comunicação humana, entende-se que o trabalho pautado em ações educativas torna-se uma estratégia poderosa de propagação do cuidado além de oferecer subsídios para a adoção de novos hábitos e condutas de saúde. Descrever as vivências relacionadas as ações de promoção da saúde da comunicação humana durante o estágio de saúde..

O câncer de mama é a neoplasia maligna mais frequentemente diagnosticada entre as mulheres, constituindo a principal causa de morte feminina tanto em países desenvolvidos quanto naqueles em desenvolvimento, além de segundo câncer mais incidente no mundo, caracterizando-se como um grave problema de saúde pública. Essa neoplasia suscita muito medo e angústia entre as mulheres, implicando em repercussões psicossociais, por ser um câncer que possui progressão lenta e, caso diagnosticado precocemente, apresenta considerável aumento na possibilidade de cura ou prolongamento da sobrevida. A doença pode ser prevenida por meio da realização de atividades de educação em saúde. Relatar a experiência..

Physical activity practiced regularly provides health improvements, thus, the practitioner has a longer life expectancy avoiding occurring decline of physiological processes, maintaining an active and healthy lifestyle. To compare the quality of life among elderly practitioners and non-practitioners of physical activity. The study was conducted in the city of Iguatu – CE, with two groups of elderly, a group of 40 elderly women who practiced physical activity and another 40 elderly women who did not practice. It was shown significant differences in the environmental field [t (78) = – 5.57; p

The development of strategies to manage the Zika virus epidemic constitutes a challenge for the scientific community. Develop teleeducation actions in the field of human communication health with an emphasis on implications stemming from the Zika virus and microcephaly for professionals of the Family Health Strategy and students at the Federal University of Pernambuco. The experience of a set of three web conference seminars is described. The lectures addressed the epidemiology of the Zika virus and microcephaly, speech/hearing therapy, breastfeeding and feeding children with microcephaly. The mean number of connected points was 1.6 per session, with representatives of metropolitan Recife..