Elaine Thumé

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Publications

  1. pmc The utilization of home care by the elderly in Brazil's primary health care system
    Elaine Thumé
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:868-74. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Home health care for the elderly: associated factors and characteristics of access and health care
    Elaine Thumé
    Departamento de Medicina Social, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, RS, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 44:1102-11. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence of minor psychiatric disorders among primary healthcare workers in the South and Northeast regions of Brazil]
    Alitéia Santiago Dilélio
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Enfermagem, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Rua Marechal Deodoro 919, Pelotas, RS, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 28:503-14. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of falls in elderly in Brazil: a countrywide analysis
    Fernando Vinholes Siqueira
    Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 27:1819-26. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Free access to hypertension and diabetes medicines among the elderly: a reality yet to be constructed
    Vera Maria Vieira Paniz
    Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 26:1163-74. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Use of primary care services by elderly people with chronic conditions, Brazil
    Maria Aparecida P Rodrigues
    Departamento de Medicina Social, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Pelotas UFPel, Pelotas, RS, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 43:604-12. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Family Health Program and ambulatory care-sensitive conditions in Southern Brazil
    Fúlvio Borges Nedel
    Departamento de Medicina Social, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, RS, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 42:1041-52. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint [Evaluation of the effectiveness of Primary Health Care in South and Northeast Brazil: methodological contributions]
    Luiz Augusto Facchini
    Departamento de Medicina Social, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 24:S159-72. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint [Access to continuous-use medication among adults and the elderly in South and Northeast Brazil]
    Vera Maria Vieira Paniz
    Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 24:267-80. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint [Physical activity in young adults and the elderly in areas covered by primary health care units in municipalities in the South and Northeast of Brazil]
    Fernando V Siqueira
    Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 24:39-54. 2008

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Publications21

  1. pmc The utilization of home care by the elderly in Brazil's primary health care system
    Elaine Thumé
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:868-74. 2011
    ..We assessed the utilization of home care by the elderly in Brazil after implementation of the Family Health Strategy (FHS)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Home health care for the elderly: associated factors and characteristics of access and health care
    Elaine Thumé
    Departamento de Medicina Social, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, RS, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 44:1102-11. 2010
    ..To assess factors associated with home health care for the elderly and its characteristics based on different care models, the Family Health Strategy and traditional primary care...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence of minor psychiatric disorders among primary healthcare workers in the South and Northeast regions of Brazil]
    Alitéia Santiago Dilélio
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Enfermagem, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Rua Marechal Deodoro 919, Pelotas, RS, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 28:503-14. 2012
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of falls in elderly in Brazil: a countrywide analysis
    Fernando Vinholes Siqueira
    Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 27:1819-26. 2011
    ..The prevalence of falls differed significantly between the North and other regions of Brazil. The study shows a high prevalence of falls, and underlines the need for preventive strategies targeting modifiable risk factors...
  5. ncbi request reprint Free access to hypertension and diabetes medicines among the elderly: a reality yet to be constructed
    Vera Maria Vieira Paniz
    Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 26:1163-74. 2010
    ..A greater connection between programs and a clear definition of responsibilities can improve medicine acquisition process, increasing the effectiveness of pharmaceutical assistance...
  6. ncbi request reprint Use of primary care services by elderly people with chronic conditions, Brazil
    Maria Aparecida P Rodrigues
    Departamento de Medicina Social, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Pelotas UFPel, Pelotas, RS, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 43:604-12. 2009
    ..To assess the use of healthcare services by elderly individuals suffering from chronic diseases...
  7. ncbi request reprint Family Health Program and ambulatory care-sensitive conditions in Southern Brazil
    Fúlvio Borges Nedel
    Departamento de Medicina Social, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, RS, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 42:1041-52. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to estimate ACSC among patients hospitalized by the Sistema Unico de Saúde (Brazilian Health System)...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Evaluation of the effectiveness of Primary Health Care in South and Northeast Brazil: methodological contributions]
    Luiz Augusto Facchini
    Departamento de Medicina Social, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 24:S159-72. 2008
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint [Access to continuous-use medication among adults and the elderly in South and Northeast Brazil]
    Vera Maria Vieira Paniz
    Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 24:267-80. 2008
    ..The results show important inequity in health, reinforcing the need for policies to expand access, mainly for lower-income population groups...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Physical activity in young adults and the elderly in areas covered by primary health care units in municipalities in the South and Northeast of Brazil]
    Fernando V Siqueira
    Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 24:39-54. 2008
    ..We conclude that sedentary lifestyle is highly prevalent and that disadvantaged socioeconomic groups are more likely to be sedentary...
  11. ncbi request reprint Promotion, prevention and arterial hypertension care in Brazil
    Roberto Xavier Piccini
    Departamento de Medicina Social, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, RS, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 46:543-50. 2012
    ..To estimate the prevalence of promotion, prevention and arterial hypertension care actions in adults and to identify their association with decompensated hypertension...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Health workers' community practices in primary health care models in South and Northeast Brazil]
    Alexandra da Rosa Martins
    Secretaria Municipal de Saúde e Bem Estar de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 26:2279-95. 2010
    ..The results indicate that it is necessary to expand participation by health workers in the community, considering that primary care is the level of care that provides the best possibilities for promoting health practices with equity...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Characteristics of primary healthcare service use in the southern and northeastern regions of Brazil: differences by care model]
    Elaine Tomasi
    Universidade Catolica de Pelotas, RS, Brazil
    Cien Saude Colet 16:4395-404. 2011
    ..The profile of the demand reflected the differences between the ongoing care models in the country and may provide the organization of work processes in basic care...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Management of work, education, information, and communication in primary healthcare in cities in Southern and Northeastern Brazil]
    Denise Silva da Silveira
    Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 26:1714-26. 2010
    ..Thus far health communication has been ineffective as a tool to connect primary care managers and professionals to the population and society...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Physical activity during commuting by adults and elderly in Brazil: prevalence and associated factors]
    Marina Cordeiro Madeira
    Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 29:165-74. 2013
    ..The findings show that prevalence of physical activity in commuting in Brazil is low, and that encouraging physically active commuting can be an effective strategy for increasing levels of physical activity and improving health...
  16. ncbi request reprint Gender and incidence of functional disability in the elderly: a systematic review
    Maria Aparecida Pinheiro Rodrigues
    Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 25:S464-76. 2009
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint [Use of outpatient services by the elderly in the South and Northeast of Brazil]
    Maria Aparecida Pinheiro Rodrigues
    Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 24:2267-78. 2008
    ..In addition to promoting equity, primary care in both regions should adopt targeted approaches for the health needs of senior citizens...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Pap test coverage and adequacy in the South and Northeast of Brazil]
    Michele da Silva Correa
    Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 28:2257-66. 2012
    ..It is thus necessary to strengthen preventive measures in vulnerable subgroups and maximize situations for use of health services...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Architectonic barriers for elderly and physically disabled people: an epidemiological study of the physical structure of health service units in seven Brazilian states]
    Fernando Carlos Vinholes Siqueira
    Centro de Ciencias Biologicas e da Saude, Universidade Catolica de Pelotas, Pelotas, RS, 96065 000
    Cien Saude Colet 14:39-44. 2009
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and factors associated with home care among older adults
    Giovâni Firpo Del Duca
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Educação Física, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, SC, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 45:113-20. 2011
    ..To estimate the prevalence of home care among older adults and to identify associated factors...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence of falls and associated factors in the elderly]
    Fernando V Siqueira
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Epidemiologia, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, RS, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 41:749-56. 2007
    ..In the group of chronic degenerative diseases, falls are a prevailing among those preventable conditions. The objective of the study was to assess prevalence of falls in the elderly and to describe their associated factors...