Cognitive changes in nurses working in intensive care units.
Cognitive changes in nurses working in intensive care units. Rev Bras Enferm. 2018 Jan-Feb;71(1):73-79 Authors: Machado DA, Figueiredo NMA, Velasques LS, Bento CAM, Machado WCA, Vianna LAM Abstract OBJECTIVE: To measure the levels of stress, anxiety, and depression of nurses working in ICUs, relating them to levels of attention before and after 24 hours. METHOD: An observational, quantitative, analytical study with 18 nurses undergoing an inventory of stress, anxiety, and depression, as well as assessment of attention levels and psychomotor functioning. RESULTS: Sixty-one percent showed positive for stress. Depression was observed in 33%; and anxiety in 99.9%. A strong correlation between stress and depression (ρ = 0.564 with p
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CONCLUSION: the results highlight the importance of non-pharmacological interventions in older adults with MCI to reduce cognitive deficits. PMID: 29791634 [PubMed - in process]
CONCLUSION: The unregulated emotional expression might be a conditioning factor of innate immunity. Additional studies are needed to further investigate this relation and to ascertain the clinical impact of therapeutic interventions regarding emotional regulation on the anti-tumoral immune response. PMID: 29790466 [PubMed - in process]
CONCLUSION: Treatment with ESL could improve some aspects of theory of mind in patients with epilepsy, especially in men and independently of the control of seizures, with no changes in quality of life, anxiety or depression. PMID: 29790568 [PubMed - in process]
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Conclusions: Perimenopausal HIV-infected women experienced a disproportionately high level of affective symptom burden over a 12-month observation period. Given the potential for these factors to influence adherence to HIV clinical care and quality of life, careful assessment and referral for treatment of these symptoms is essential.
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CONCLUSION: screening for anxiety and depression in adult cancer patients should form part of an early nursing assessment to identify those who may benefit from more structured interventions. HADS is a useful screening tool; however, further research is required on validating tools used to screen for anxiety and depression in cancer and chronic disease in different cultures to ensure validity and reliability of outcome data. PMID: 29791230 [PubMed - in process]