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QUALITY OF LIFE IN SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS PATIENTS IN NORTHEASTERN BRAZIL: IS HEALTH-RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE A PREDICTOR OF SURVIVAL FOR THESE PATIENTS?
(MEDFARMA-EDICOES MEDICAS, LDA, 2009)
Objective: To identify social, demographic and clinical characteristics that influence survival of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Methods: Sixty-three patients with a diagnosis of SLE were studied at our ...
Assessing the impact of upper blepharoplasty on quality of life with a standardized questionnaire (QBleflaro): a pilot study
(SOC BRASILEIRA DERMATOLOGIA, 2008)
BACKGROUND: There is scarce literature on assessing surgical results and the impact of upper blepharoplasty on quality of life of patients. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the impact on quality of life of patients submitted to upper ...
Perceived quality of life and physical activity in Brazilian older adults
The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between self-perceived quality of life and physical activity in Brazilian older adults. We investigated 199 individuals (117 men and 82 women) aged between 60 ...
Acne-specific quality of life questionnaire (Acne-QoL): translation, cultural adaptation and validation into Brazilian-Portuguese language
(Sociedade Brasileira de Dermatologia, 2014-01-01)
BACKGROUND: many studies about the psychosocial impact of acne have been reported in international medical literature describing quality of life as a relevant clinical outcome. It is well known that the patient's perception ...
Cultural meaning of quality of life: perspectives of Brazilian burn patients
(TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD, 2009)
Purpose. This study was designed to explore the cultural meaning and dimensions of quality of life from the perspective of Brazilian burn patients. Method. A qualitative research approach was used. Nineteen burn patients ...
Psoriasis: correlation between severity index (PASI) and quality of life index (DLQI) in patients assessed before and after systemic treatment
(Soc Brasileira Dermatologia, 2014)