Sao Paulo Medical Journal

(The TQCC of Sao Paulo Medical Journal is 3. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-01-01 to 2024-01-01.)
Environmental cleaning to prevent COVID-19 infection. A rapid systematic review24
Could serum total cortisol level at admission predict mortality due to coronavirus disease 2019 in the intensive care unit? A prospective study23
Performance of the Pandemic Medical Early Warning Score (PMEWS), Simple Triage Scoring System (STSS) and Confusion, Uremia, Respiratory rate, Blood pressure and age ≥ 65 (CURB-65) score among patients16
Analysis of scientific production on the new coronavirus (COVID-19): a bibliometric analysis16
Investigation of mental health among hospital workers in the COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional study15
Association between salt taste sensitivity threshold and blood pressure in healthy individuals: a cross-sectional study13
Reverse-transcriptase polymerase chain reaction versus chest computed tomography for detecting early symptoms of COVID-19. A diagnostic accuracy systematic review and meta-analysis12
Use of smartphone-based instant messaging services in medical practice: a cross-sectional study12
Clinical characteristics and outcomes among Brazilian patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection: an observational retrospective study11
Relationships between Bloom’s taxonomy, judges’ estimation of item difficulty and psychometric properties of items from a progress test: a prospective observational study11
Venous sinus thrombosis during COVID-19 infection in pregnancy: a case report11
Validity of the short physical performance battery for screening for frailty syndrome among older people in the Brazilian Amazon region. A cross-sectional study10
Impact of super-spreaders on COVID-19: systematic review10
COVID-19: laboratory diagnosis for clinicians. An updating article10
Dyspnea is associated with poor physical performance among community-dwelling older adults: a population-based cross-sectional study9
Relationship between depressive symptoms, burnout, job satisfaction and patient safety culture among workers at a university hospital in the Brazilian Amazon region: cross-sectional study with structu9
Low molecular weight heparin is useful in adult COVID-19 inpatients. Experience during the first Spanish wave: observational study8
Brazilian version of the Self-Estimated Functional Inability because of Pain questionnaire for musculoskeletal injuries relating to dance and sport: translation and cross-cultural adaptation8
Adverse effects associated with favipiravir in patients with COVID-19 pneumonia: a retrospective study8
Evaluation of patients undergoing emergency surgery in a COVID-19 pandemic hospital: a cross-sectional study8
Effects of COVID-19 pandemic on colorectal cancer surgery8
Comparison of different approaches to small saphenous vein reflux treatment: a retrospective study in two centers8
Association between chronic diseases, multimorbidity and insufficient physical activity among older adults in southern Brazil: a cross-sectional study8
Correlation of sleep quality with fatigue and disease activity among patients with primary Sjögren’s syndrome: a cross-sectional study8
Prevalence of xerostomia and its association with systemic diseases and medications in the elderly: a cross-sectional study8
Association between frailty syndrome and sedentary behavior among community-dwelling older adults in the Amazon region: a cross-sectional study7
Evidence for the efficacy of Tai Chi for treating rheumatoid arthritis: an overview of systematic reviews7
What are the perspectives for blood donations and blood component transfusion worldwide? A systematic review of time series studies7
Study of ongoing registered clinical trials on COVID-19: a narrative review7
SARS-CoV-2 and arbovirus infection: a rapid systematic review7
Structural validity of the Brazilian version of the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index among patients with knee osteoarthritis7
Clinical profile of individuals with bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw: an integrative review7
Evaluation of knowledge and attitudes among intensive care physicians during the COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional survey7
Nutritional status and appetite-regulating hormones in early treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia among children and adolescents: a cohort study6
Inadequacies of musculoskeletal medicine curriculum for undergraduate medical students: a cross-sectional study6
Poor sanitation and transmission of COVID-19 in Brazil6
Diagnostic accuracy of preoperative magnetic resonance imaging for detecting subscapularis tendon tears: a diagnostic test study6
Occupational stress and work engagement among primary healthcare physicians: a cross-sectional study6
Prevalence of mental disorders among elderly men: a systematic review and meta-analysis6
Prevalence of burnout among healthcare workers in six public referral hospitals in northeastern Brazil during the COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional study6
Implementing healthcare professionals’ training during COVID-19: a pre and post-test design for simulation training5
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on emergency general surgery: a retrospective study5
Dexamethasone for treating SARS-CoV-2 infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis5
Translation, cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the Finnish Diabetes Risk Score (FINDRISC) for use in Brazilian Portuguese: questionnaire validity study5
Trajectory of NAFLD characteristics after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a five-year historical cohort study5
COVID-19 threatens to cause collateral delay in cancer diagnosis5
Impact of bundle implementation on the incidence of peri/intraventricular hemorrhage among preterm infants: a pre-post interventional study5
Brazilian initial experience with lung transplantation due to irreversible lung fibrosis post-COVID-19 in a national reference center: a cohort study5
Reasons for non-vaccination against influenza among older adults with hypertension in Brazil: a cross-sectional study5
Hospitalization, mortality and public healthcare expenditure in Brazil during the COVID-19 crisis: vulnerabilities in the spotlight5
Association of serum levels of secreted frizzled-related protein 5 and Wnt member 5a with glomerular filtration rate in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and chronic renal disease: a cross-sectio5
Impact of lifestyle on health-related quality of life among young university students: a cross-sectional study5
Risk factors associated with drug therapy among elderly people with Alzheimer’s disease: a cross-sectional study5
Usefulness of the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio in predicting the severity of COVID-19 patients: a retrospective cohort study5
Diagnostic discrepancies between emergency department admissions and hospital discharges among older adults: secondary analysis on a population-based survey5
Organ transplantation and COVID-195
COVID-19 pandemic in São Paulo: a quantitative study on clinical practice and mental health among medical residency specialties5
Life post-COVID-19: symptoms and chronic complications5
The importance of multiprofessional care5
Academic performance and use of psychoactive drugs among healthcare students at a university in southern Brazil: cross-sectional study4
Evidence from Cochrane systematic reviews for controlling the dissemination of COVID-19 infection. A narrative review4
Are sociodemographic and anthropometric variables effective in screening probable and confirmed sarcopenia in community-dwelling older adults? A cross-sectional study4
A case of COVID-19 with papulovesicular rash that progressed to retiform purpura, accompanied by cherry angiomas4
Cross-cultural adaptation, validity and reproducibility of the Back Beliefs Questionnaire among older Brazilians with acute low back pain. A cross-sectional study4
Knee extension strength and handgrip strength are important predictors of Timed Up and Go test performance among community-dwelling elderly women: a cross-sectional study4
Effects of isometric handgrip training on blood pressure among hypertensive patients seen within public primary healthcare: a randomized controlled trial4
Clinical simulation strategies for knowledge integration relating to initial critical recognition and management of COVID-19 for use within continuing education and health-related academia in Brazil: 4
Changes in serum albumin and liver enzymes following three different types of bariatric surgery: six-month follow-up. A retrospective cohort study4
Cohort study on 20 years’ experience of bilateral video-assisted thoracic sympathectomy (VATS) for treatment of hyperhidrosis in 2431 patients4
Relationship between awareness of cervical cancer and HPV infection and attitudes towards HPV vaccine among women aged 15-49 years: a cross-sectional study4
Intra and intersession repeatability and reliability of dynamic parameters in pressure platform assessments on subjects with simulated leg length discrepancy. A cross-sectional research4
Association between falls and cognitive performance among community-dwelling older people: a cross-sectional study4
Retrospective analysis on efficacy of convalescent plasma in acute respiratory distress syndrome due to COVID-194
Incidence, characteristics and long-term outcomes of patients with diabetic ketoacidosis: a prospective prognosis cohort study in an emergency department4
COVID 19 repercussions in ophthalmology: a narrative review4
Relationship between frailty, social support and family functionality of hemodialysis patients: a cross-sectional study4
Estimating Brazilian states’ demands for intensive care unit and clinical hospital beds during the COVID-19 pandemic: development of a predictive model4
Evidence of association between the use of drugs and community-dwelling older people frailty: a cross-sectional study4
Frequency of physical activity and stress levels among Brazilian adults during social distancing due to the coronavirus (COVID-19): cross-sectional study4
Prevalence of psoriatic arthritis among patients with plaque psoriasis: a Brazilian retrospective study4
Association between frailty and depression among hemodialysis patients: a cross-sectional study4
Association between vitamin D levels and lower-extremity deep vein thrombosis: a case-control study4
COVID-19 and patients with immune-mediated inflammatory diseases undergoing pharmacological treatments: a rapid living systematic review4
Publicly versus privately funded cardiac rehabilitation: access and adherence barriers. A cross-sectional study4
Can physical activity levels and relationships with energy expenditure change the clinical aspects of sarcopenia and perceptions of falls among elderly women? Observational cross-sectional study4
Quality of life and psychometric evaluation of patients diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome: an observational cohort study4
Prevalence of chondromalacia patella according to patella type and patellofemoral geometry: a retrospective study3
Popular knowledge of stroke in São Paulo: a cross-sectional study within the World Stroke Campaign3
Screening for cognitive impairment among individuals aged 60 years or over: scoping review3
Could polyhexanide and chlorine dioxide be used as an alternative to chlorhexidine? A systematic review3
Can p63 serve as a biomarker for diagnosing giant cell tumor of bone? A systematic review and meta-analysis3
Barriers to physical activity among adults in primary healthcare units in the National Health System: a cross-sectional study in Brazil3
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on compulsory notification of meningitis during the first wave of the pandemic in Brazil: an ecological study using P-score3
Oxidative stress in maternal milk and cord blood in gestational diabetes mellitus: a prospective study3
The effect of the shock index and scoring systems for predicting mortality among geriatric patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding: a prospective cohort study3
Accuracy of endocervical cytological tests in diagnosing preinvasive lesions of the cervical canal in patients with type 3 transformation zone: a retrospective observational study3
Burnout syndrome and workplace violence among nursing staff: a cross-sectional study3
Synergic effect of simvastatin in combination with amphotericin B against environmental strains of Cryptococcus neoformans from northeastern Brazil: a prospective experimental study3
Grief and ruminative thought after perinatal loss among Turkish women: one-year cohort study3
Effects of participation level and physical activity on eating behavior and disordered eating symptoms in the Brazilian version of the New Moves intervention: data from a cluster randomized controlled3
Adherence to antiretroviral therapy among women living with HIV/AIDS in the interior of the Brazilian state of Pará: cross-sectional study3
Mental disorders among pregnant women during the COVID-19 pandemic. A cross-sectional study3
Physician and patient-related factors associated with inappropriate prescribing to older patients within primary care: a cross-sectional study in Brazil3
Social media during a pandemic: bridge or burden?3
Baseline laboratory parameters for preliminary diagnosis of COVID-19 among children: a cross-sectional study3
Patients’ preferences regarding physicians’ gender: a clinical center cross-sectional study3
Web of Science Journal Citation Report 2020: the Brazilian contribution to the “Medicine, General & Internal” category of the journal impact factor (JIF) ranking (SCI 2019)3
Influence of foot pain on frailty symptoms in an elderly population: a case-control study3
Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of Sarcopenia and Quality of Life (SarQoL) in Brazil3
Immunohistochemical assessment of symptomatic postmenopausal endometrial polyps in tamoxifen users and nonusers: a case control study3
Use of artificial intelligence in ophthalmology: a narrative review3
Prevalence and predisposing factors for fatigue in patients with chronic renal disease undergoing hemodialysis: a cross-sectional study3
Sociodemographic determinants of multimorbidity in Brazilian adults and older adults: a cross-sectional study3
Indications for accurate and appropriate use of personal protective equipment for healthcare professionals. A systematic review3
Physical activity and sedentary behavior as multimorbidity discriminators among elderly Brazilians: a cross-sectional study3
Epidemiological profile of inflammatory bowel disease in Caxias do Sul, Brazil: a cross-sectional study3
Is perioperative fasting associated with complications, length of hospital stay and mortality among gastric and colorectal cancer patients? A cohort study3