[The family in the Pediatric Unit: living with rules and hospital routines].
Abstract The study aimed to know, in Foucault's view, how the family caregiver of the child deals with the rules and routines in the hospital. Descriptive qualitative study, conducted in the second half of 2011. It had the Grounded Theory as methodological framework. It was developed in the pediatric unit of a university hospital in southern Brazil, with eighteen family caregivers. The data collection was performed by semi-structured interviews and the analysis through open, axial and selective coding. It was noticed that the family tends to conform to such rules and routines in the hospital, but recognizes the im...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - April 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Xavier DM, Gomes GC, Santos SS, Lunardi VL, Pintanel AC, Erdmann AL Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Applicability of theoretical model to families of children with chronic disease in intensive care].
This study examines the applicability of the theoretical model "Looking to maintain the balance to meet the demands and take care of the hospitalized child" to families of children with chronic diseases in intensive care. This is a qualitative study that complied with Resolution 466/2012, and was approved by the Ethics Committee through the Resolution 0111.0.441.099-11. The Grounded Theory was adopted as methodological framework. The data were collected through semi-structured interviews with seven families of children hospitalized for chronic diseases. The research identified three phenomena, which were analyzed...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - April 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Santos LM, Valois HR, Santos SS, Carvalho ES, Santana RC, Sampaio Sda S Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Early neonatal mortality related to clinical interventions].
va MA Abstract Descriptive cross-sectional study that aimed at verifying the influence of clinical interventions carried out in the delivery room and in the Neonatal ICU in the early neonatal death, in Cuiabá-MT, 2010. The data collection was performed in January-February 2011, based on the data found in the live birth certificates, death certificates and hospital records, filed and examined in the SPSS program version 15.0. Of the 77 deaths analyzed, 94.7% of the babies were born in a hospital and more than 70% died early. The interventions in the delivery room that were associated to the risk of early dea...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - April 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Bittencourt RM, Gaíva MA Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Experiencing skin to skin contact with the baby during the postpartum period as a mechanical act].
The objective was to understand the puerpera's experience during the first skin to skin contact with the newborn in the immediate postpartum period, the obstetric ward of a public hospital in a city in Bahia. Exploratory, descriptive and qualitative study, approved by the Ethics Committee and conducted with fourteen postpartum women, through semi-structured interviews in the period July-August 2011. The data were analyzed using Grounded Theory, identifying the phenomenon "Experiencing skin to skin contact as a mechanical act" and its three subcategories: "Encouraging the only contact", "Contact as ...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - April 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Santos LM, Silva JC, Carvalho ES, Carneiro AJ, Santana RC, Fonseca MC Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Infant mortality due to avoidable causes in a city in Northeastern Brazil].
Abstract This is a cross-sectional study that aimed to describe the occurrence of infant mortality in Recife (PE) between 2000 and 2009, second to avoidable causes. The population composed of cases of deaths between 2000 and 2009 among the infants of mothers living in Recife. Deaths were classified as avoidable by using the List of avoidable causes of deaths resulting from interventions within the Brazilian National Health System (SUS). Descriptive statistics were used for data analysis. A decrease in the infant mortality coefficient from 20.4 to 12.1 per 1.000 live births was observed (reduction of 40.6%). From t...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - April 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Nascimento SG, Oliveira CM, Sposito V, Ferreira DK, Bonfim CV Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Caring network for children with special health needs].
Abstract The study aimed to characterize the institutions to support children with special health care needs and apprehend how to happen the interactions between these institutions and the other services that make up the network of care. This is a descriptive and exploratory study with qualitative approach. Ten people responsible for institutions which assist this clientele participated in this study. Semi structured interview was used as the instrument of data collection. The institutions assist approximately 3310 clients, with 432 children; eight assist beyond their capabilities and the pent-up demand is 200 pat...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - April 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Astolpho MP, Okido AC, Lima RA Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Experience of mothers on having a child diagnosed and hospitalized by the virus Influenza A (H1N1)].
Abstract The study aimed to understand the experience of having a child hospitalized with Influenza A (H1N1). This qualitative study was conducted with five mothers of children living in Maringá-PR, hospitalized with this diagnosis, during the years 2009 and 2010. Data were collected in households, through semi-structured interviews and subjected to thematic content analysis. The diagnosis and the need for isolation caused great impact on families, triggering uncertainty about the future of children. Mothers indicated the lack of information related to the disease and isolation as a source of insecurity and...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - April 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Marques FR, Schwartz E, Marcon SS Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Overburden on elderly's family caregivers: association with characteristics of the elderly and care demand].
es RA Abstract This is an epidemiological research, descriptive and transversal, which had as objectives to estimate the prevalence of overburden among family caregivers of dependent elderly in the city of João Pessoa, Paraíba, and to identify its relationship with the elderly's conditions of health, functionality and demand for care. The population comprised 240 elderly people residents in the twenty census sectors in the referred city. The sample was composed of 52 elderly people with functional inability and their caregivers. To data collection, it was applied a structured questionnaire and the sc...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - April 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Loureiro Lde S, Fernandes Md, Nóbrega MM, Rodrigues RA Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Care relationship between the family caregiver and the elderly with Alzheimer].
Abstract Cross-sectional quantitative and qualitative-descriptive study, aimed to interpret the relationship in the caring of family caregivers and Alzheimer's elderly sufferers, grounded in the concrete dialectic of participation according to Gabriel Marcel's four precepts. The convenience sample entailed 208 family caregivers in the quantitative and 36 in the qualitative aspect. The caregivers were women (n=178, 86%), aged 22-83 years, living with the elderly (n=169, 81%), with more than eight years of formal education (n=147, 71%), not having an occupation (n=121, 58%) and with mild burden (n=96, 46.2%). The sy...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - April 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Seima MD, Lenardt MH, Caldas CP Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Health conditions of elderly residents in Long-stay Institution second basic human needs].
Abstract The study aimed to characterize the elderly residents in long-stay nursing homes (HHs) according to gender, age, education, cause of admission and length of stay; and to describe their health conditions according to the theory of Basic Human Needs. This was an analytical, observational and cross-sectional study with a quantitative approach, conducted with 86 seniors from eight NHs in a city of Triângulo Mineiro, state of Minas Gerais. For data analysis, it was used the descriptive statistics, simple and average frequency and standard deviation. The elderly were predominantly female (70.9 %), 80 year...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - April 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Oliveira PB, Tavares DM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Cognitive profile of elderly residents in Long-stay Institutions of Brasilia-DF].
In this study, it was aimed to evaluate to evaluate the cognitive profile of elderly institutionalized through three instruments. Sixty institutionalized elderly people in long-stay institutions underwent assessment through the Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE), the Trail Making Test and the Clinical Dementia Rating. It was found that the percentage of seniors with cognitive impairment by the MMSE was 30% of the sample, being more prevalent in women (36.2% of cognitive loss) compared to men (7.7% of cognitive loss). There was no consistency between the results obtained by the MMSE with the other instruments tested. ...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - April 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Ferreira LS, Pinho Mdo S, Pereira MW, Ferreira AP Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Styles of nurses' caring in Intensive Therapy mediated by technology].
The objective was to identify the social representations of the intensive therapy nurses about the care practices in face of the technology. Participant observation and interviews were conducted with twenty one nurses of an intensive therapy center, at a Rio de Janeiro public hospital. Lexical analysis was applied, using the Alceste 2010. The results were organized in two categories, each of them with three lexical classes. The first brought the meaning of the technology in intensive therapy and the organization of the styles of caring; the second showed the client's condition and its impact on nurses' care practices. It w...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - April 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Silva RC, Ferreira Mde A, Apostolidis T Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Profile of users assisted in a non-hospital emergency unit].
Abstract This is a descriptive study, of a quantitative approach, that aimed to evaluate the profile of adult patients assisted in a non-hospital emergency care unit of a countryside city of São Paulo state, Brazil. A sample of 477 records, selected by systematic random sampling technique of all the consultations performed in 2011, was analyzed. The population assisted was, mostly, of young women, aged 20-29 years, from the area covered by the service unit and the assistance occurred in the period of operation of the primary health care network. The reasons for seeking health care were complaints of low sev...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - April 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Garcia VM, Reis RK Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Adherence of people with type 2 diabetes mellitus to drug treatment].
Abstract This cross-sectional and quantitative study aimed to evaluate the adherence to drug treatment of the people with diabetes mellitus and its relation to clinical, treatment and metabolic control variables. Sample consisted of 162 people with type 2 diabetes mellitus on follow-up outpatient care. The Measure of Treatment Adherence and consultation to the participants' medical records were used for data collection. A high adherence to drug treatment was obtained. For a p
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - April 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Boas LC, Foss-Freitas MC, Pace AE Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[The family in the practices of Family Health teams].
Abstract Exploratory, qualitative study, that aimed to analyze the "centrality in the family", a Family Health Strategy (FHS) attribute, examining how the family context is considered in the practice of health professionals, through the analysis of health practices directed to families in Manaus-AM, Brazil. Interviews, participant observation and the focus groups were used as techniques for data collection. Informants were FHS teams professionals and families members. The focus on family was analyzed in two dimensions, called: a) Deploying a new family-centered care model and b) Incorporating the family ...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - April 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Silva NC, Giovanella L, Mainbourg EM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Natural childbirth and cesarean section: social representations of women who experienced them].
;o VS Abstract Aiming to understand the social representations of natural childbirth and caesarean section for women who experienced them, it was developed a descriptive, qualitative research. Interviews were conducted from July to October 2010, with twenty women who experienced both types of birth. The number of participants was determined by theoretical saturation during data collection and content analysis. The results showed, during the experience of motherhood: the search for information, the experience of childbirth alone versus support at birth; and that the woman has no option of choice on type of birth. N...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - April 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Velho MB, Santos EK, Collaço VS Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Mothers' knowledge about exclusive breastfeeding].
Abstract This is a descriptive study, with a qualitative approach, aimed to identify the knowledge of puerperal women on exclusive breastfeeding. Data were collected between September-October 2011, through semi-structured interview. Thirteen puerperal women, interned in a rooming unit of a public institution in the city of Caxias do Sul-RS, participated in the study. Data analysis was performed using thematic analysis. From the interpretation of information three categories emerged: the knowledge about exclusive breastfeeding, the breastfeeding process and the influences of received information. Even getting infor...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - April 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Silva NM, Waterkemper R, Silva EF, Cordova FP, Bonilha AL Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Prevalence of common mental disorders in nursing workers at a hospital of Bahia].
This study aimed to describe the prevalence of "suspected" of common mental disorders (CMD) in nursing workers at a general hospital in the state of Bahia. It was carried out a cross-sectional epidemiological study with 309 nursing workers, who worked in welfare activities in a large hospital. The nurses mentioned overwork and low pay. The most frequent health complaints were related to body posture and mental health. The overall prevalence of "suspected" of CMD was 35.0%. Regarding the psychosocial aspects of work, it was reported high psychological demand and low control over their work activities. Th...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - April 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Rodrigues EP, Rodrigues US, Oliveira Lde M, Laudano RC, Sobrinho CL Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Quality of work life in nursing staff].
This article deals with aspects that are related to work, quality of life, and its relationship with the nursing staff within the Mexican context. Professionals in health areas present alterations that are commonly overlooked and barely dealt with, especially when the person is a woman and, the care they give to patients, families, and/or friends, or community members, precede their own self care. In the case of institutions or work areas, even when the job provides human beings with several benefits, it usually lacks the proper conditions to perform the job, carries negatives aspects or pathological conditions, all which ...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - April 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Zavala MO, Klijn TM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Conceptual reflections on health humanization: conception of nurses from Intensive Care Units].
This study aimed to perform a reflection about the humanization of health through a conceptual analysis of the term itself and in the interpretation of speeches of nurses working in Intensive Care Units, collected in a qualitative research. It was concluded that nurses have an intuitive insight of the definition of humanization, understanding the necessity of conducting a holistic assistance beyond mere technique and also covering the physiological, psychological, social and spiritual aspects of care. At the same time they demonstrate the lack of preparation in professional education for the implementation of this humanize...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - April 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Mongiovi VG, Anjos Rde C, Soares SB, Lago-Falcão TM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Broadening the participation and strengthening the unity].
PMID: 24676062 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - January 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Alvarez AM, Jardim Lde F Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Health education in pregnancy and postpartum: meanings attributed by puerperal women].
Abstract Descriptive study, qualitative, that aimed to capture the content of social representations of puerperal women on health education in pregnancy and postpartum in primary health care. Users were 31 Family Health Centers in Fortaleza, Ceará, over 18 years in the postpartum period, with at least six visits to prenatal and one postpartum consultation. It was held a lexical analysis of data from semi-structured interviews with the software ALCESTE. The representations of puerperal women on health education are linked to institutional educational practices, with emphasis on lectures, family and school ed...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - January 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Guerreiro EM, Rodrigues DP, Queiroz AB, Ferreira Mde A Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Breastfeeding difficulties and influence in the early weaning].
Abstract The study aimed to verify the average time of exclusive breastfeeding (AME) of infants born at Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) and to associate it with the following variables: marital status, mother's age, infant's weight, difficulties found and instructions received. This is a cohort study with a sample of 225 mothers interviewed postpartum and on the 15th, 30th, 60th, 120th and 180th days after discharge, by telephone. The monitoring of AME showed median of 113 days and 34,1% of the mothers kept it for up 180 days. There was a significant statistical correlation between the time of AME and dif...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - January 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Rocci E, Fernandes RA Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Children and adolescents with cancer under palliative care: experience of family members].
This study's objective was to investigate the experience of family members of children and adolescents with cancer in terms of palliative care, especially the care provided in the final stage of life. This is a descriptive and exploratory study with qualitative data analysis. A total of 14 family members participated in the study. They were the caregivers of children and adolescents with cancer who died, and were followed up by a teaching hospital in the state of São Paulo. Empirical data were organized around three themes: "The impact of the worsening of the disease on the family's dynamics", "Commun...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - January 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Sanches MV, Nascimento LC, Lima RA Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Route taken by families of children hospitalized in a teaching hospital].
Abstract Exploratory and descriptive study, of qualitative nature, developed with the purpose of knowing the route of the child's family admitted to the hospital. The data were collected at the pediatric unit of the Regional University Hospital of Maringá (HUM), through semi-structured interviews with the accompanying family members. After analysis of content, two categories emerged: the role of the family in the identification of deviations in the child's health, and the (un)readiness of the health services: impacts on the child health attendance. The study evidenced an expectation of the family in face of...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - January 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Oliveira Kd, Veronez M, Marques CD, Higarashi IH, Marcon SS Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Insulin resistance in adolescents with and without overweight of a municipality of Great Florianopolis-SC].
This study aimed to compare insulin resistance among adolescents with normal weight and overweight. The subjects of the study were 96 adolescents (35.4 % male, 50% overweight) aged 14-19 years (16.6±0.98). The BMI and waist circumference (WC) were categorized according to the literature. For IR, the HOMA-IR cutoff of 4,39 was used. The chi-square test evaluated the prevalence difference between categories of weight and WC (p
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - January 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Sigwalt FR, Silva RC Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Knowledge and attitudes of a public school's adolescents on sexual transmission of HIV].
Abstract The research objectives were to describe the knowledge about the transmission of HIV/AIDS, analyze the sexual behavior and attitudes towards condom use among adolescents. Exploratory survey conducted in 2009 with 234 students of a school in Fortaleza, Brazil. We used semi - structured questionnaire and Likert Scale. The results showed that 46.6% of the sample have already initiated sexual life, 40.7% and 29.5% did not use condoms at the first or last intercourse, respectively, due to various reasons like not having a condom at the time (27.3%), use of contraceptive pill (15.2%) and trust in their partner ...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - January 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Chaves AC, Bezerra EO, Pereira ML, Wolfgang W Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Chronic pain related to AIDS: perspective of nurses and doctors].
The objective was to identify the features and the management of chronic pain associated to Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) from the perspective of nurses and doctors. Qualitative study conducted at a reference hospital in Fortaleza- CE, Brazil, with 20 professionals. It was applied semi-structured interview and the speeches were analyzed using content analysis of Bardin, emerging three categories: Characterization of pain, Clinical evaluation of pain and Clinical care of pain. It was found that pain in AIDS manifests itself as persistent, disabling, with difficult control, and its management based on accurate id...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - January 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Oliveira RM, Silva LM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Implementation of the Nursing Process to a crack user based on Betty Neuman model].
The objective was to propose a care strategy for crack users, through implementation of the nursing process. This is a case study, descriptive and exploratory with qualitative approach based on Neuman and the NANDA-NIC-NOC. Scenario: Psychosocial Care Center - Alcohol and Drugs from Vitória-ES. We applied the standard questionnaire of crack consumption, Addiction Severity Index, Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview and Parental Bonding Instrument. It was found the complexity that lining the intra, inter and extra personal stressful situations. We discussed three diagnoses: 'poor knowledge about the substanc...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - January 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Wandekoken KD, Siqueira MM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Meanings of social support for people submitted to coronary artery by-pass graft surgery: ethnographic study].
Abstract The aim of this ethnographic study was to understand the meanings of social support according to a group of people submitted to coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Semi structured interview and direct observations were the techniques used for data collection, which took place at the participants' homes and during outpatient return appointments. Data were collected between April/2010 and April/2011, involving eleven individuals, mostly married, between 49 and 73 years of age. The main reported source of support came from relatives. Religious support was another type mentioned, considered fundamental when...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - January 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Bin G, Costa MC, Vila Vda S, Dantas RA, Rossi LA Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Biosafety in the perspective of nursing staff of Intensive Care Units].
This study showed partial adherence to biosafety standards by institutions and professionals surveyed and deficiency of discussions on the topic in the spaces of continuing education. The promotion of initiatives for education of safe practices and the update was established as promoter of health and the prevention of legal exposures by health infractions so configured. PMID: 24676072 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - January 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Brand CI, Fontana RT Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Prevalence and clinical significance of interactions drug-enteral nutrition in Intensive Care Units].
Abstract This is a multicenter, cross-sectional retrospective study, which aimed to determine the prevalence of interactions drug-enteral nutrition (EN) in Intensive Care Units (ICU) of seven teaching hospitals in Brazil, and to analyze the clinical significance of them. Information on medications and EN administered with 24 hours and 120 hours of hospitalization were collected. For identification of drug-EN interaction was employed software Drug Reax®. It was investigated 1.124 records. Of these, 320 patients, with 24 hours of hospitalization, were on EN, and 20 (6.3%) had drug-EN interaction. Of the 504 pati...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - January 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Reis AM, Carvalho RE, Faria LM, Oliveira RC, Zago KS, Cavelagna MF, Silva AG, Neto ML, Cassiani SH Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Ecosystemic and gerontotechnological actions in complex nursing care to the elderly with ostomy].
Abstract The goal was to identify the ecosystem and gerontogeriatric technological actions to be done in a complex nursing care for the elderly patients of ostomy. To do so, a qualitative and descriptive research was made on a Case Study. The data were collected through interviews. The elderly were classified due to the Functioning, Disability and Health. They also went through physical exams and systematic observation. Ten people from the Estomatherapy Service of the south of Brazil took part in the research along the period of June to August of 2012. A theoretical model was developed and the data were compared w...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - January 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Barros EJ, Santos SS, Gomes GC, Erdmann AL, Pelzer MT, Gauterio DP Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[From violence to bonding: constructing new meanings for attention to the crisis].
This study aimed to know the meanings present in the discursive practices of the Centers for Psychosocial Care's professionals, produced by new ways to cope and relate to the subject in severe psychological crisis. This is a qualitative research, based on the theoretical perspective of social constructionism. It was analyzed 27 interviews of professionals from the identification of interpretative repertoires and construction of Association of Ideas Maps. Data were organized into themes: Difficulties of contention in service; Senses built around this practice; Professionals placements regarding that practice; Participation ...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - January 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Willrich JQ, Kantorski LP, Antonacci MH, Cortes JM, Chiavagatti FG Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Embracement: when the user knocks on the door].
Abstract Qualitative study conducted between April and June 2010, in a health-care teacher who works in the Family Health Strategy, located in Salvador -Bahia, the study aimed to analyze the perceptions of users about the embracement. Study participants were 12 subjects of both sexes. The data were submitted to categorical analysis, from which emerged four categories: User understanding on embracement; Relationship between the health team and embracement; Embracement as part of accountability, co-responsibility and problem solving; Barriers to embracement. The analysis and discussion of the above categories sugges...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - January 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Lopes GV, Menezes TM, Miranda AC, Araujo KL, Guimaraes EL Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Technology in nursing care: an analysis from the conceptual framework of Fundamental Nursing].
Abstract This is a qualitative, field research, whose purpose was to discuss the use of technologies in the nursing care in intensive therapy, taking as reference the theoretical conceptual framework of Fundamental Nursing. Observation and interviews were conducted with twenty two nurses of an intensive therapy unit, with ethnographic analysis. The technology, from the domain of a technological language, provides conditions so that the fundamentals of the nursing care can be effectively incorporated to the nurse practice. The idea of dehumanization linked to the technology can be explained by the way that the nurs...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - January 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Silva RC, Ferreira Mde A Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Work accidents with biological material occurred in municipalities of Minas Gerais].
Abstract The study aimed to identify the profile accidents involving exposure to biological material occurring in Minas Gerais. A descriptive study carried out by querying the Information System for Notifiable Diseases, 50 cities in south of Minas Gerais State, Brazil, in the period of 2007-2011. Were recorded 460 accidents, and about half occurred among nursing assistants and technicians, followed by nurses and physicians. There were more accidents due to improper disposal of sharps. Among the source patients, there was a 8.0% prevalence of positive serology for HIV, 1.0% for HBsAg, 6.0% for anti-HBc and 3% for a...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - January 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Julio RS, Filardi MB, Marziale MH Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Microbial contamination of cuffs lab coats during health care].
Abstract The study aimed to evaluate the bacterial contamination in lab coats worn by nursing students, before and after being worn in health care practices. A quantitative and descriptive study was carried out, in which the students' coats were collected, washed and ironed in a standardized way and wore for four hours in assistance activities. Subsequently, samples from the cuffs were collected with sterile cotton swabs in order to be incubated in order to analyze microbial growth through morphological analysis by Gram's Method and antibiogram. There was bacterial growth of Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcu...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - January 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Margarido CA, Villas Boas TM, Mota VS, Silva CK, Poveda Vde B Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Supervised curricular internship: analysis of the students' experience].
Abstract Qualitative study aimed to analyze the experience of students in the development of Supervised Curricular Internship activities which are part of the curricula of the undergraduate nursing course from a public university in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil. The material for analysis was composed of the students' final reports taken on the end of the activities. Documental analysis was used in order to understand the experiences of the students. We analyzed six documents for which we used thematic content analysis as theoretical framework in an attempt to identify meanings and to obtain inferences about the ...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - January 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Lima TC, Paixao FR, Candido EC, Campos CJ, Ceolim MF Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Des-interest in professional educating in the production of the National Seminar on Guidelines for Nursing Education].
Abstract Documentary, retrospective, quali-quantitative research, which aimed to examine the approaches of scientific productions through summaries of the 12 and 13 national seminar on guidelines for the education in nursing, which raised the medium-level technical professional education in nursing. Specific objectives: quantify and discuss the scientific production of events regarding the geographical distribution of authors, objectives and methodology of the studies. As a criterion for inclusion the abstracts should contain at least one of the following descriptors in the title and/or objectives: education in nu...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - January 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Vieira SL, Silva GT, Fernandes JD, Biao E Silva AC, Santana MS, Santos TB Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Dysfunctional family in the context of alcoholism: concept analysis].
Abstract Alcoholism is considered an associated factor to the family dysfunction, revealing the need for health professionals to overcome the purely individual perspective to offer a systemic focus. The aim of this study was to analyze the concept dysfunctional family in the context of alcoholism. The study followed the Concept Analysis Model and steps of integrative literature review. It was identifi ed the antecedents of alcoholism, the attributes and the consequent dysfunctional family and it was reported a model case which illustrated the presence of these elements. It was observed that this is a broad concept...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - January 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Mangueira Sde O, Lopes MV Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

Rio de Janeiro welcomed and cared of the Brazilian Nursing.
PMID: 24488450 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - December 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Oliveira SA, Alves SM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Characterization of nursing professionals who care for people with vascular ulcers in outpatient facilities].
Abstract The purpose of the study was to describe the demographic and professional competence characteristics of the nursing workers who treat people with vascular ulcers in the dressing rooms of the municipal healthcare network. This cross-sectional, descriptive and quantitative study was performed in a large city in Midwestern Brazil, from September of 2010 to February of 2011. Data collection was performed using a questionnaire, and the data were subjected to descriptive analysis and qui square test (p
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - December 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Santana AC, Bachion MM, Malaquias SG, Vieira F, Carneiro DA, Lima JR Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Performance of nurses in prescribing hormonal contraceptives in the primary health care network].
Abstract The aim of this study was to evaluate the performance of nurses in the prescription of hormonal reversible contraceptives in Primary Care. A descriptive and transversal study was conducted, with 64 nurses at healthcare units as subjects, in the period of September-November 2010 in the county of Rio Branco-Acre. Data were collected through structured interviews using a questionnaire. The results showed that 96.9% of nurses are prescribing hormonal contraceptives and that the majority (90.6%) is aware of the government laws about nursing prescription. We also observed that the contraceptive was chosen based...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - December 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Dombrowski JG, Pontes JA, Assis WA Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Practices of nursing staff in the process of preterm baby hospital discharge].
The objective of this study was to identify the strategies used by the nursing team in the neonatal unity care of a school-hospital during the preparation of the family for the premature baby discharge. It is a descriptive study with qualitative approach. The data was collected between March and June 2011, by means of observation and semi-structured interviews. From the discourse analysis two categories appeared: Orientations and professional strategies in preparing the family for the premature baby hospital discharge and Difficulties and potentialities in the neonatal attention space. The main strategy mentioned was the f...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - December 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Schmidt KT, Terassi M, Marcon SS, Higarashi IH Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Complementary health practices and challenges of its applicability in hospital: nurses' point of view].
Abstract This is a qualitative, descriptive and exploratory research, aiming to describe the set of ideas and knowledge that guide the use of complementary and integrative health practices (CIHP) by nurses, and analyze the challenges facing the applicability of these therapies by nurses in the hospital setting. The subjects were nurses in public hospital institutions of Rio de Janeiro. Data collection was done through semi-structured interviews and a technique of creativity and sensibility called Almanac. The results showed that the hegemony of the biomedical model in the formation and performance of health profes...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - December 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Melo SC, Santana RG, Santos DC, Alvim NA Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Care management for tuberculosis: from education to the nurse practice].
, Lopes AM Abstract The study aimed to analyze the relation between the training of the nurse and the actions directed to the management of the care to the tuberculosis. With qualitative nature, it was performed in one of the cities of the metropolitan region of João Pessoa-PB. The subjects were ten nurses of the Health Family Strategy. The data collection was performed in February 2010 using a semi structured interview script. To examine the empiric material it was used the technique of content analyzes. In the testimonies of the nurses there was predominance of the thematic TB in the hospital space; they ...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - December 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Barrêto AJ, Evangelista AL, Sá LD, Almeida SA, Nogueira Jde A, Lopes AM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Multi-causality in nursing work accidents with biological material].
Abstract In order to analyze the multiple causes of occupational accidents with biological exposure among nursing staff was carried out a descriptive and exploratory research in a medium-sized hospital in the State of Paraná, in the period between January 2008 and January 2009. The population was 26 nursing staff of the medical clinic. Data collection was performed by semi-structured interviews with five of the eight injured in the period and its contents were analyzed by Causes and Effects Diagram. The categories of causes material, organizational, institutional and worker's behavior, showed the inappropri...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - December 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Soares LG, Sarquis LM, Kirchhof AL, Felli VE Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Health status of nursing workers in functional retraining and readaptation].
Abstract Cross-sectional descriptive study aimed to assess the health status of nursing staff retrained due to illness of a public university hospital in northern Paraná, Brazil. Data of 34 workers were collected through the application of the Medical Outcomes Studies 36 items - Short Form (MOS SF-36). The results showed that physical problems were the reason for retraining in 91.2 % of cases. Of the eight domains assessed by the MOS SF -36, the worst scores referred to bodily pain, vitality and general health and the best scores were attributed to aspects of the mental health component. Workers retrained d...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - December 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Cacciari P, Haddad Mdo C, Vannuchi MT, Dalmas JC Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[The family revealing itself as a being of rights during hospitalization of the child].
Abstract This is a descriptive study with a qualitative approach, carried out during the second half of 2011, in a Pediatric Unit in a city in the extreme South of Brazil. The study aimed to understand the situations in which families reveal themselves as beings of rights during the hospitalization of the child. Fifteen family caregivers participated, divided into three sample groups. Data collection was conducted through semi-structured interviews, and the data were analyzed using open, axial and selective analysis. The study had the Grounded Theory as methodological framework. It was found that the family reveal...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - December 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Xavier DM, Gomes GC, Barlem EL, Erdmann AL Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research