research product . 2021

Obesidad y covid-19: una reflexión sobre la relación entre las pandemias

Bolsoni-Lopes, Andressa; Furieri, Lorena Barros; Alonso-Vale, Maria Isabel Cardoso;
Open Access English
  • Published: 12 Apr 2021
  • Publisher: Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul. Escola de Enfermagem
ABSTRACT Objective: Carry out a reflective analysis on the relationship of obesity as a risk factor for the worsening of COVID-19. Method: Reflective study, supported by scientific evidence, which contributed to a critical-reflexive construction on the theme "Obesity" in interface with "Covid-19". Results: This study brought up important reflections for health professionals, researchers and managers, from the beginning of the pandemic, a period in which obesity was not recognized as a risk factor, until the current scenario, in which a series of pathophysiological mechanisms that clinically connect these diseases are being proposed. Conclusion: Obesity is a risk...
free text keywords: Obesity, Coronavirus infections, Risk Factors, Obesidad, Infecciones por coronavirus, Factores de Riesgo, Obesidade, Infecções por coronavírus, Fatores de risco
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