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: General and Family Medicine, Public Health, Preventive Medicine, Primary Health Care
updated on 15/03/2018
Paulo Alexandre de Azevedo Pereira dos Santos is an integrated researcher of the PrimeCare group of CINTESIS.
He graduated and earned his doctorate from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto (FMUP) amd is a General and Family Medicine Specialist with competence in Geriatrics.
Paulo Santos works as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Community Medicine, Health Information and Decision (MEDCIDS) of FMUP. He is a member of the Regional Section of the Portuguese Order of Doctors, and of the Ethics Commission of the Health Administration of the North Region.
He has authored many scientific articles in his main fields of research, and currently, he coordinates the CINTESIS project METIS, aiming to promote people’s access to information about health, using clear and accessible language.
TITLE: A Population-Based Nationwide Cross-Sectional Study on Preventive Health Services Utilization in Portugal-What Services (and Frequencies) Are Deemed Necessary by Patients?
AUTHORS: Carlos Martins; Luis F Azevedo; Orquidea Ribeiro; Luisa Sa; Santos, Paulo; Luciana Couto; Altamiro Costa Pereira; Alberto P Hespanhol;
SOURCE: PLOS ONE, VOLUME: 8, ISSUE: 11, PUBLISHED: 2013
TITLE: Preventive health services implemented by family physicians in Portugal-a cross-sectional study based on two clinical scenarios
AUTHORS: Carlos Martins; Luis Filipe Azevedo; Cristina Santos; Luisa Sa; Santos, Paulo; Maria Couto;Altamiro Pereira; Alberto Hespanhol;
SOURCE: BMJ OPEN, VOLUME: 4, ISSUE: 5, PUBLISHED: 2014
TITLE: Accuracy of general practitioners’ readings of ECG in primary care
AUTHORS: Santos, Paulo; Paulo Pessanha; Manuel Viana; Manuel Campelo; Jose Pedro Nunes; Alberto Pinto Hespanhol;Filipe Macedo; Luciana Couto;
SOURCE: CENTRAL EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, VOLUME: 9,
ISSUE: 3, PUBLISHED: 2014
TITLE: Motives for requesting an electrocardiogram in primary health care
AUTHORS: Santos, Paulo; Carlos Martins; Luisa Sa; Alberto Hespanhol; Luciana Couto;
SOURCE: CIENCIA & SAUDE COLETIVA, VOLUME: 20, ISSUE: 5,
TITLE: Electrocardiogram in general and family practice: Study of the results of the tests requested in a health centre [O eletrocardiograma na consulta de medicina geral e familiar – resultados dos exames requisitados num centro de saúde]
AUTHORS: Santos, Paulo; Couto, L; Hespanhol, A;
SOURCE: Arquivos de Medicina, VOLUME: 27, ISSUE: 1, PUBLISHED: 2013