“The neuropsychological approach should be mandatory in all patients with acute coronary syndrome, such as myocardial infarction, in order to identify cognitive deficits and to implement neuropsychological rehabilitation programs aimed at reducing the impact of the disease on cognition." The conclusion is from a Portuguese study coordinated by Bruno Peixoto, a researcher from CINTESIS and a [...]
“Cardiovascular diseases are one of the main causes of death and morbidity (limitations) in Portugal, as well as in Europe." This is how the Público newspaper opens a news piece that reports on a study carried out by CINTESIS researchers, in collaboration with CESPU - Cooperativa de Ensino Superior Politécnico e Universitário, that followed a group [...]
Do you speak "Medicalese"? Not everybody does. How can medical doctors communicate better with their patients and assure that the information provided actually generates more capability and skills for better health. Paulo Santos, a Cintesis researcher, talked about the importance of health literacy, to the Antena Aberta show of Antena1, broadcasted on January 14.
Bárbara Antunes, a CINTESIS researcher, is working on a project that aims to measure and evaluate the needs of patients in palliative care in the National Health System. The goal is to understand better the physical, psychological, emotional, and spiritual needs of the patients, to act as soon as possible to try to diminish these patients' and their [...]