OJPP (2018), Vol. 1, Issue 01

  • Analysis of the functional independence of patients with amiotrophic lateral sclerosis

    Analysis of the functional independence of patients with amiotrophic lateral sclerosis Silva, J.P.R1; Santiago Junior, J.B2; Santos, E.L3; Costa, I.M.P.F4; Mendonça, D.M.F5 1Physiotherapy Student, UFS, 2Biological Sciences Student, UFS; 3Biological Sciences Student, UFS; 4Professor, Researcher at the Physical Therapy Department, UFS; 5Professor, Researcher at the Biosciences Department, UFS Introduction: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease characterized by selective degeneration of motoneurons in the cortex, brain stem and spinal cord. Diversity in the clinical condition is a well…

  • Palliative care: toy therapy benefits of pediatric oncology

    Palliative care: toy therapy benefits of pediatric oncology Torres, R.L.N 1; Silva, M.H2; Melo, T.R.C3; Moura, A.G.R.M4; Maior, H.C.S5; Vasconcelos, J.L.A 6 1,2,3,4,5 Academic Baccalaureate in Nursing – – University Center Tabosa de Almeida (ASCES-UNITA); 6 Lecturer of the Bachelor in Nursing – 6Lecturer of the Bachelor in Nursing – University Center Tabosa de Almeida (ASCES-UNITA). Introduction: Palliative term means “calm ‘’ or” temporarily slow down evil ‘’, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). In this process, palliative care…

  • Case report – human tegumentary leishamaniasis

    Case report – human tegumentary leishamaniasis Rocha F.J.S.1, Pereira C.L.D.1, Melo R.R.2, Soares C.R.P.3, Melo F.L.3, Giorgio S.4 1Department of Tropical Medicine, Federal University of Pernambuco, Postal Code: 1235, 50670-901 Cidade Universitária, Recife, PE, Brazil. 2Dermatology – Hospital das Clínicas of Pernambuco / HC-UFPE. 3Research Center Aggeu Magalhães – CpqAM (Fiocruz Pernambuco). 4State University of Campinas – UNICAMP, Institute of Biology. Caixa Postal, 13.083-862. Campinas, SP. Introduction: Leishmaniasis is a serious public health problem in Brazil and in the world….

  • The importance of the nutritionist in the multidisciplinary team in the treatment and rehabilitation of the Huntington carriers

    The importance of the nutritionist in the multidisciplinary team in the treatment and rehabilitation of the Huntington carriers Caires A.S¹, Mareco L.A2, Mercês Z.C2, Santos M.R.N.S3, Simões D.V3 ¹Biomédico Mestre em Ciências da Saúde pela Universidade Federal do Amapá, UNIFAP. 2Acadêmicas de Bacharel de Nutrição da Faculdade Estácio de Macapá; 3Docentes/Pesquisadores do Curso de Bacharel de Nutrição da Faculdade Estácio de Macapá, Amapá, Brasil; ³Professor Orientadora Introduction: Huntington’s disease (DH) is characterized by being triggered by genetic alterations in chromosome…

  • Participation of a multidisciplinary team to treat patients with Parkinsons disease

    Participation of a multidisciplinary team to treat patients with Parkinson’s disease Araújo M.L.S1, Inácio M.L.G.T2, Inácio A.V.G.T3, Maia L.M.S.S4. 1,2,3Estudante do Curso de Medicina da Universidade Federal de Pernambuco – UFPE; 4Docente/Pesquisadora do Departamento de Histologia e Embriologia do Centro de Biociências da Universidade Federal de Pernambuco – UFPE Introduction: Parkinson’s disease is neurodegenerative, chronic and affects motor and non-motor domains. Its individualized spectrum of symptoms and its slow progression favor the abandonment of treatment. Teams composed of neurologists, physical…