Departamento de Fisioterapia, Fonoaudiologia e Terapia Ocupacional - FM/MFT

O Departamento de Fisioterapia, Fonoaudiologia e Terapia Ocupacional (FOFITO) da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo (FMUSP) foi criado em 1999, mas os cursos oferecidos pelo Departamento estão presentes no currículo da Universidade desde 1950. Oferece cursos de graduação em Fonoaudiologia, Fisioterapia, e Terapia Ocupacional com disciplinas teóricas e práticas ministradas ao longo de quatro anos, em período integral. O Departamento conta com os laboratórios de Audiologia, Linguagem, Função e Disfunção em Fisioterapia e Intervenção Social em Terapia Ocupacional.

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Recent Submissions

  1. The workforce for rehabilitation in primary health care in Brazil

    HUMAN RESOURCES FOR HEALTH, v.19, n.1, article ID 127, 8p, 2021

    Background Studies on the workforce in rehabilitation in primary health care services are still unusual in health systems analysis. Data on the health worker density at the subnational level in rehabilitation in primary health care are not commonly observed in most health systems. Nevertheless, t...

  2. Skeletal muscle atrophy in critical ill patients and the use of electrical stimulation as a treatment strategy: Recommendations for clinical practice


    Background: Skeletal muscle atrophy is a relevant and common problem in patients admitted to intensive care units (ICU). It is an imbalance between the muscle protein synthesis/degradation pathways and its onset is due to situations to which these patients are exposed, such as: disuse, corticoids...

  3. Social participation in occupational therapy: Is it possible to establish a consensus?


    Background Social participation has been incorporated by occupational therapists in Brazil, and worldwide, as a professional concept to guide practice. The concept has been studied, defined, and constructed from multiple fields of knowledge and can be defined as the social and political involveme...

  4. The Effect of Neuropathy and Diabetes Type on Multisegment Foot Kinematics: A Cohort Study on 70 Participants with Diabetes

    APPLIED SCIENCES-BASEL, v.11, n.19, article ID 8848, 15p, 2021

    While lower limb biomechanics of people with diabetes are well described, the effects of diabetes type and of peripheral neuropathy on foot joint kinematics have not been addressed in depth. A total of 70 patients with type 1 (n = 25) and type 2 (n = 45) diabetes mellitus, with and without periph...

  5. Persistent Effect of Advanced Glycated Albumin Driving Inflammation and Disturbances in Cholesterol Efflux in Macrophages

    NUTRIENTS, v.13, n.10, article ID 3633, 20p, 2021

    Advanced glycated albumin (AGE-albumin) impairs cholesterol efflux and contributes to inflammation in macrophages. The current study evaluated: (1) the persistence of the deleterious effect of AGE-albumin in cholesterol efflux and in inflammation, and (2) how metabolic control in diabetes mellitu...

  6. Accuracy and correlation between skin-marker based and radiographic measurements of medial longitudinal arch deformation

    JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS, v.128, article ID 110711, 6p, 2021

    Static and dynamic measurements of the medial longitudinal arch (MLA) in the foot are critical across different clinical and biomechanical research fields. While MLA deformation can be estimated using skin-markers for gait analysis, the current understanding of the correlates between skin-marker ...

  7. Virtual functional mobility test: A potential novel tool for assessing mobility of individuals with Parkinson's disease in a multitask condition


    There are few instruments available for evaluating functional mobility during multitasking in people with Parkinson's Disease (PD). Virtual Reality is a potentially tool capable of aiding in the evaluation of functional mobility. The purpose of this study is to verify the potential of the Virtual...

  8. KIDS SAVE LIVES: a narrative review of associated scientific production

    CURRENT OPINION IN CRITICAL CARE, v.27, n.6, p.623-636, 2021

    Purpose of review In sudden out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is one of the most important elements of the chain of survival. Since 2015, international health societies and associations have recognized KIDS SAVE LIVES (KSL) as an essential initiative on...

  9. Organisational and relational factors that influence return to work and job retention: The contribution of activity ergonomics


    BACKGROUND: Work is a determinant of employee health, and the same conditions that contribute to an illness do not favour return to work; consequently, they hinder job retention, other employees can become ill and new leaves are generated. OBJECTIVE: To analyse the nursing technicians work in int...

  10. Systematic review of interventions to prevent occupational noise-induced hearing loss - a follow-up

    CODAS, v.33, n.4, article ID e20190189, 12p, 2020

    Purpose: To conduct a systematic review of the effectiveness of interventions to prevent occupational hearing loss, following up on the findings of the most recent version of Cochrane systematic review on the same topic. Research strategy: Searches were carried out in PubMed, Web of Science and S...