Terms of use

The Institutional Repository is maintained by the Library of the Faculdade Pernambucana de Saúde.
Its objectives are to host and Preserve FPSs academic digital content, enhance the impact of academic and technical research developed in health education, and give national and international visibility to the institutions scientific and cultural production; encourage the widest circulation of knowledge in order to strengthen the institutional commitment to free access to scientific information on health; in addition to providing transparency and encouraging scientific communication between researchers, educators, academics, managers, graduate students and the entire civil society.
The FPS Institutional Repository (RDI) usage and its contents is subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein in addition to applicable laws. By using RDI as well as its contents, you accept and agree to these Terms of Use. If you do not agree with any of the Terms of Use, we recommend not using the FPS institutional repository.

Changes to the Terms of Use

The 'Terms of Use' may be changed at any time without notice.
Use of the RDI-FPS implies agreement to the updated 'Terms of Use'.
It is recommended that you read the 'Terms of Use' regularly to keep up with its updates.

Copyright protection

The FPS Institutional Repository and the different texts, images, graphics, information and other content may be protected by copyright or other forms of intellectual protection. Thus, access to the content as well as its use must be guided by the provisions of these 'Terms of Use'.
Any use outside or beyond what is authorized in this document is the sole and full responsibility of the users, who hereby exempt the Institution from any liability, assuming for themselves all burdens and expenses that may be incurred due to the violation of these 'Terms of Use' or rights to works contained in this Repository.

Access Policy

The content deposited at RDI is subject to the FPS Information Access Policy.

Purpose of use

The intellectual works deposited, in open access, in the RDI-FPS may be used free of charge by any person, natural or legal, for private, personal, educational, research, scientific, informational, archiving, preservation, dissemination, dissemination, demonstration purposes, availability and other non-commercial purposes.

Authorized uses

Users of RDI-FPS are, through and within the limits of these 'Terms of Use', authorized to reproduce, display, perform, declaim, recite, archive, insert into databases, broadcast, distribute, disseminate, make available, translate, subtitle, subtitle, include in new works or collections, or any way of using the material made available, as long as there is no commercial purpose and moral rights are respected, always giving due credit to the original authors.

Moral Rights

The moral rights are exclusively reserved to the AUTHOR on the works of its authorship and/or ownership, being the third-party users responsible for attributing authorship and maintaining the integrity of the WORK in any use.

Rights Reserved

The user expressly agrees to use the RDI-FPS only in accordance with the uses permitted in these 'Terms of Use' or legally established.
All uses not expressly authorized are reserved to the owners. All moral rights and commercial uses are especially reserved to authors and owners.
When the WORKS are made available in other virtual spaces, they must always cite the original source and use the links to the RDI-FPS.
In any event, the WORKS may not undergo any changes in the authorship, title and integrity of the material originally deposited, or be used for the practice of unlawful acts, or for any purpose not expressly provided for in this document or in the applicable legislation.
Any and all authorization for uses not expressly authorized by these 'Terms of Use' or in disagreement with the legally established free uses must be expressly authorized by the AUTHOR or HOLDER. Interested parties should contact (tcc@fps.edu.br).


RDI-FPS adopts the necessary measures to guarantee the security of the information, however, it is not possible to guarantee with accuracy, reliability and integrity that the repository and/or that any of its contents will always remain available. There are also no guarantees that the RDI-FPS will function without errors or interruption, or that the website or its servers are free of viruses or other harmful materials.

Legal limitations and exceptions

The RDI-FPS fully recognizes and respects societys diffuse and collective rights of access to established scientific and cultural knowledge and production.
Accordingly, nothing in these 'Terms of Use' is intended to restrict, limit, override, replace or in any way remove or reduce the scope of the limitations and legal exceptions to copyright.

Limitations and Responsibilities

The team responsible for maintaining the RDI-FPS does not approve any content deposited by third parties, including the authors of Faculdade Pernambucana de Saúde. The depositor is solely responsible for guaranteeing the authorship and ownership of the work, the reliability of the information and the permission criteria.

Links to other websites

Third party links, available on RDI-FPS, are provided for reference only and as a convenience to the user. The contents presented in these links, as well as the reach and quality of access to them, are not the responsibility of RDI-FPS.

Copyright claims

Respect the copyrights of third parties. If you identify any type of violation of rights in this repository, please notify the RDI-FPS Coordination.

General Provisions

If any provision of these 'Terms of Use' is found to be invalid or unenforceable, that provision will be rendered unusable without affecting the legitimacy and validity of the remaining provisions. The use of the RDI-FPS, or any of the contents made available through it, constitutes the absolute agreement by the user(s) with the 'Terms of Use' in force.