Research Group: PrimeCare – Primary Health Care Research
Thematic Line: TL1 – Preventive Medicine & Societal Challenges
Hub: Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto
Research Areas: Medicine, Family Medicine, Preventive Medicine, ECG, Cardiovascular Risk Factors, Pneumology
updated on 15/03/2018
Luciana Couto is an integrated researcher of the PrimeCare group, Thematic Line 1 – Preventive Medicine and Societal Challenges of CINTESIS.
She graduated and earned her Doctoral Degree in Medicine from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto (FMUP), in 1978 and 1998, respectively. She is a Medical Doctor, Specialist in General and Family Medicine, working at the Camélias USF (family health unit), in Vila Nova de Gaia, since 2007. She is also a mentor of the medical training in General and Family Medicine since 2005.
As a researcher she has developed several studies in the fields of cardiovascular factors, clinical guiding principles, self-management of diabetes type 2, asthma management, electrocardiogram in primary care, and the importance of preventive health care, among others.
Currently, she works as a Guest Assistant Professor at the Department of Community Medicine, Health Information and Decision of FMUP.
AUTORES: Luisa Sa; Orquidea Ribeiro; Luis Filipe Azevedo; Luciana Couto; Altamiro Costa Pereira; Alberto Hespanhol; Santos, Paulo; Carlos Martins;
FONTE: BMJ OPEN, VOLUME: 6, NÚMERO: 10, PUBLICAÇÃO: 2016
TÍTULO: Motives for requesting an electrocardiogram in primary health care
AUTORES: Santos, Paulo; Carlos Martins; Luisa Sa; Alberto Hespanhol; Luciana Couto;
FONTE: CIENCIA & SAUDE COLETIVA, VOLUME: 20, NÚMERO: 5, PUBLICAÇÃO: 2015
TÍTULO: The Portuguese Guidelines and Patients Values
AUTORES: Santos, Paulo; Isabel Nazare; Carlos Martins; Luisa Sa; Luciana Couto; Alberto Hespanhol;
FONTE: ACTA MEDICA PORTUGUESA, VOLUME: 28, NÚMERO: 6, PUBLICAÇÃO: 2015
TÍTULO: A Population-Based Nationwide Cross-Sectional Study on Preventive Health Services Utilization in Portugal-What Services (and Frequencies) Are Deemed Necessary by Patients?
AUTORES: Carlos Martins; Luis F Azevedo; Orquidea Ribeiro; Luisa Sa; Santos, Paulo; Luciana Couto; Altamiro Costa Pereira; Alberto P Hespanhol;
FONTE: PLOS ONE, VOLUME: 8, NÚMERO: 11, PUBLICAÇÃO: 2013
TÍTULO: Metabolic endotoxemia: a molecular link between obesity and cardiovascular risk
AUTORES: Ana Luisa Neves; Joao Coelho; Luciana Couto; Adelino Leite Moreira; Roberto Roncon Albuquerque;
FONTE: JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR ENDOCRINOLOGY, VOLUME: 51, NÚMERO: 2, PUBLICAÇÃO: 2013