[Life after childhood cancer: experiences of the survivors].
Abstract Late effects of cancer treatment in children, adolescents and young adults may be physical, social, and emotional, with effects on their quality of life. Through an ethnographic study, we sought to identify the impact on survivors' quality of life caused by late effects of treatment of childhood cancer. Twenty-one survivors participated in the study with aged between 10 and 29 years. Data were collected through interviews, observation, and clinical data from the medical charts. The data were analyzed around two themes: the experience of living with the late effects and life satisfaction. The experience re...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - December 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Whitaker MC, Nascimento LC, Bousso RS, Lima RA Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Rituals of care performed by families in preparing for the experience of planned home birth].
Abstract This ethnographic study aimed to understand the rituals of care performed by families, while preparing for the experience of planned home birth. 25 families participated in the period September 2010 to April 2011. The techniques of data collection were participant observation and interview. Through the processes of apprehension, synthesis, theorization and re-contexture, two categories emerged: The house to be born in and Preparing baby's arrival. Homebirth is an experience built within the pregnant couple. The house is considered the sacred place to experience childbirth, aggregating existential values t...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - December 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Feyer IS, Monticelli M, Boehs AE, Santos EK Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Care integrality in HIV testing: the look of women].
Abstract The positive detection during partum labor makes women weak and generates specific care demands. The aim of this research was to analyze professional care to women with positive result from fast HIV test based on the point of view of women who knew the positive result during partum labor or postpartum. This is an exploratory study with a qualitative approach. Data were collected through semi-structured interviews and analyzed using the discourse analysis technique. It was observed that the relations of care for women with positive rapid HIV test are far away from integrality, since they remain distant and...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - December 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Carneiro AJ, Coelho Ede A Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Marks on oneself: experiencing the pain of (self) preconception].
Abstract Qualitative research whose objective was to understand the social representations of the body by women with alterations caused by leprosy, for nursing care can meet more broadly to your needs. The theoretical framework was the social representations. Forty-three women participated, all of them from a reference unit specialized in sanitary dermatology. Interviews were conducted, which contents were processed by the software ALCESTE, generating a class whose words were associated with preconception anchored in the negative perception of leprosy. The explanatory framework of social representations showed a s...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - December 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Palmeira IP, Queiroz AB, Ferreira Mde A Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Prevalence and sociodemographic factors associated with frailty in elderly women].
ga MM Abstract Cross-sectional study that aimed to estimating the prevalence of frailty in older women living in the city of João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brazil; and to identify possible associations between frailty and socio-demographic variables. The sample included 166 elderly women were interviewed in their home between April and June 2011. For data was collected using a structure instrument to questions on socio-demographic variables and the Edmonton Frail Scale. The descriptive data analysis, performed by SPSS 15.0, showed that most elderly women 60.8% showed some degree of fragility. Among them, 21.7...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - December 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Duarte MC, Fernandes Md, Rodrigues RA, Nóbrega MM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Functional capacity of elderly patients attended in SUS primary healthcare units].
This study aimed to analyze the functional capacity of elderly registered in Basic Health Units of Guarapuava-PR, Brazil. The subjects were 359 elderly, interviewed from January to April 2010, using Section I and IV of the questionnaire Brazil Old Age Schedule. The results showed that 89.9% had some degree of dependency, of which 70.8% light and 19.2% moderate or severe dependence. Women have a higher degree of mild (70.5%) and moderate and severe dependence (62.3%). Factors associated with the degree of dependence among the elderly living in Guarapuava were age, schooling, living arrangements, employment, place of residen...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - December 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Pilger C, Menon MU, Mathias TA Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Functional ability of elderly with chronic diseases living in Long-Stay Institutions].
Abstract The study aimed to describe the functional performance and the presence of chronic diseases in 164 elderly residents in long-stay institutions in Recife-PE, Brazil .A socio-demographic questionnaire, the Functional Independence Measurement, Lawton's scale and the Mini-Mental test were applied. Analysis of variance was used to assess differences in performance. The elders were predominantly single, women, and with low educational level. Among the reasons for admission stood out: abandonment, fragile health and living in the streets. It was found a high percentage of chronic diseases; 70% of elders were dep...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - December 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Dantas CM, Bello FA, Barreto KL, Lima LS Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Social control of the Single Health System: what think the municipal health counselors].
This study uses a qualitative approach based on semi-structured interview for analyzing the social control perspective of health counselors, considering that there are still challenges for the consolidation of community participation. It was identified that some counselors do not recognize the social participation as a Single Health System directive. Despite the recognition of the councils as deliberative spaces, there are difficulties such as the centralization of decisions in the management, an over evaluation of technical knowledge and lack of health conferences. There are limitations on the exercise of effective adviso...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - December 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Zambon VD, Ogata MN Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Health promotion and community participation in organized local groups].
Abstract The study aimed at knowing the articulation of groups locally organized with the team of professionals of Family Health Strategy for promoting socio-environmental health. It was used the recorded semi-structured interview technique with 70 participants of 13 groups investigated, analyzed according to qualitative approach of content. The category consumer participation revealed the professional and collective mobilization for participative management in health. The interest in participating in groups locally organized indicates the individual propositions which increase collectively and can be noticed in t...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - December 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Cardoso LS, Cezar-Vaz MR, Costa VZ, Bonow CA, Almeida MC Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Learning trends in the production of knowledge in nursing education in the state of São Paulo].
The objective was to characterize and analyze teaching trends found in scientific articles related to the topic Education in Nursing, captured from the publication of the researchers of Research Groups in Nursing Education of the State of São Paulo from 2004 to 2010. We identified the following teaching trends: Traditional, Renewed, Tecnicist, Liberating and Critical Social-Contents. We analyzed 131 studies, of which 46.56% are graded in trends centrally marked by political and social concerns. He noticed a movement in search of intense transformation of Nursing Education within Research Groups. A large concentratio...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - December 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Canever BP, Prado ML, Backes VM, Schveitzer MC Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[The action control scale for diagnosing performance in nursing students].
Abstract Quantitative research aimed to verify the relevance of Action Control Theory for the identification of risk for poor performance in the planning of preventive care for pressure ulcers. The action - state orientation deals with individual differences and the ability to regulate emotions, cognitions and attitudes to complete the intentional actions. The instruments used were the Student Assessment Instrument and HAKEMP 90, derived from this theory, in 46 undergraduate nursing students. The analysis showed high sensitivity (0.84) for the diagnosis of risk for poor performance and high specificity (0.90) for ...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - December 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Branco EM, Peixoto MA, Alvim NA Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Internet use in primary data collection in nursing research].
This study described since the construction of the instrument to collect data and revealed the possibility of facilities like approach much interviewed and offered a similar instrument used by professionals. The main difficulty was the low rate of response. It was considered a positive experience and even the low return of responses did not compromise the results of the qualitative study. It is expected that, in the near future, professionals use computational tools and make them instruments of performance in the routine of health services. PMID: 24488470 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - December 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Apostolico MR, Egry EY Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[In Process Citation].
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Systematization of nursing care and social responsibility in professional practice settings.
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Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Santos CC, Lopes MG Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Validation of nursing diagnosis: challenges and alternatives].
This article aims to discuss these limitations and describe alternative approaches to overcome the criticism of traditional models. A critical analysis based on recent published literature on new approaches in research diagnoses was taken as basis for the discussions presented. Alternative methods are described for the concept analysis applied the procedures for validation of nursing diagnoses; methods for diagnostic content analysis by proficient judges, and methods for clinical validation of indicators and etiological factors. Conclude that there are few studies with these new approaches and the complexity of the analysi...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Lopes MV, Silva VM, Araujo TL Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Neonatal nursing: the meaning of existential caring in intensive care unit].
This study, in a Heideggerian phenomenological approach, aimed to reveal the existential sense of caring for mothers of premature babies admitted to Neonatal Intensive Care Units. After approval by the Research Ethics Committee, it was conducted interviews with nine mothers. The analysis by the Heideggerian method unveiled that the being-mother, while being-with-the-son, also feel cared for by professionals who provide that faces this existential moment in a safer manner. PMID: 24217747 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Melo Rde C, Souza IE, Paula CC Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[The non-nutritive sucking of premature newborn as a nursing technology].
Abstract This is an experimental study with a quantitative approach, whose goal was to demonstrate that non-nutritive sucking is effective in pain management during installation, by the nursing staff, of nasal CPAP in preterm infants; and to demonstrate that the use of non-nutritive sucking, concomitantly with the installation of nasal CPAP can be considered a nursing technology. The target population consisted of 20 preterm infants undergoing installation or reinstallation of this artifact, totaling 30 procedures. The newborns were divided randomly into two groups, control and experimental, in which non-nutritive...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Antunes JC, Nascimento MA Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Evaluation of growth and development of institutionalized children].
, Matias EO Abstract The study aimed to evaluate the growth and development of institutionalized children from 0-6 years old. It had a descriptive, transversal and quantitative approach, and was held in a shelter from the Bureau of Labor and Social Development of the Government of the State of Ceará, in the months of March and April 2011. The sample comprised 44 children. It the sample prevailed male children (59.1%), aged 24 to 72 months (56.8%) and with time of sheltering more than one year (72.7%). It was found that the children were in the normal range of nutrition; however, 65.9% of children did not ac...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Chaves CM, Lima FE, Mendonça LB, Custódio IL, Matias EO Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Fragility of the social network of families of children with chronic disease].
let N Abstract Chronic disease in childhood affects the family social relations. The social network can contribute for a better coping by giving support. This work aims to analyze the fragilities of the social network of families in this condition. It is a qualitative study conducted in a public hospital of Paraíba, from April to June 2011, using genogram, ecomap and semi-structured interview with seven family members of children with chronic disease. The thematic analysis of the results helped to characterize the network and understand the social interactions in the course of the disease and the types of s...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Araújo YB, Reichert AP, Vasconcelos MG, Collet N Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Changes in scholar's behavior and development through the family care].
This study aimed to describe the contributions of nursing in the family relationships of scholars who have changes in school behavior and performance. It's an action research, based on the questioning method, using the Arc Method, implemented in five stages: reality observation, key-points, theory, possible solutions, and application to reality. The research happened in a municipal school, located in the west of Santa Maria-RS. 25 scholars' families participated in the sample, during March to May of 2012. It was noticed that the dream of having an ideal family exists, but the lived reality is still permeated by a lot of di...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Schmitt AC, Costenaro RG, Rangel RF, Ferreira CL, Lacerda MR Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Validation of nursing interventions for patients with spinal cord injury and impaired physical mobility].
Abstract This is a descriptive study that aimed to validate the nursing interventions proposed in the Nursing Interventions Classification for the diagnosis of Impaired physical mobility in adults with sequels of spinal cord injury, based on opinions of experts in rehabilitation about each intervention proposed. The sample consisted of 54 nurses who were asked about how they consider the interventions for the nursing diagnosis. A questionnaire was administered to nurses who work at the Sarah Network of Rehabilitation Hospitals. Among the 46 interventions studied, 17 (37%) were considered essential and should be im...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Andrade LT, Chianca TC Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Evaluation of ear acupressure on painful shoulder syndrome: case study].
This study aimed to evaluate the results of auricular acupressure when used as therapy in the treatment of chronic pain secondary to SOD, and the analgesic effect and therapeutic satisfactory and the estimated time of treatment. To obtain the objective was to perform a case study was to intervene with auricular acupressure beads and crystals as an indicator of the outcome questionnaire Penn Shoulder Score (PSS - Brazil). Data were analyzed qualitatively and quantitatively. We conclude that auriculotherapy is an important therapeutic technique, because the study showed an improvement in the total score of the PSS - Brazil a...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Zanelatto AP Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Use of drugs by elderly in the community: proposal of nursing action].
Abstract Objective of this study was to identify the socio demographic profile and drug use in elderly enrolled in a health unit and to propose nursing actions through identification of diagnoses and prescriptions related, focused on the use of drugs, targeted to these elderly. This descriptive study was conducted in a family health unit, in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, with 97 elderly. For data collection it was used a structured form. The data were analyzed by descriptive statistics. it was used Risner's model of diagnostic reasoning for the identification of nursing diagnosis. The elderly used 3.46 d...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Gauterio DP, Santos SS, Strapasson CM, Vidal DA, Piexak DR Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Drug use, blood glucose and body mass index in patients with diabetes mellitus].
amasceno MM Abstract This research aimed to relate medication use with blood glucose and body mass index in subjects with type 2 diabetes mellitus. It was performed a cross-sectional study, between January and July 2009, at the homes of 437 users of 12 health centers in Fortaleza-CE. We administered a survey about blood glucose, body mass index and medication use. Approximately 99% of study subjects with altered glucose classified as not using daily calcium (p = 0.04). Among those with normal blood glucose levels classified as around 93% did not use daily antidepressants / anxiolytics (p = 0.02). Among those with ...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Araújo MF, Araújo TM, Alves Pde J, Veras VS, Zanetti ML, Damasceno MM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Factors related to death by the Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 in patients treated with Oseltamivir].
This study aimed to identify factors related to death in Pandemic Influenza A(H1N1)2009 in patients treated with Oseltamivir. It is an observational and retrospective study, carried out with data of patients who had presented laboratorial diagnosis of the illness. Data were collected from the notification forms of the disease, belonging to a database of the Ministry of Health. Statistical analysis was performed by chi-square, Student t test and logistic regression, considering significant p values
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Lenzi L, Silva LR, Mello AM, Grochocki MH, Pontarolo R Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Occupational stress in intensive care nurses who provide direct care to critical patients].
Abstract In order to identify the stress level of nurses that provide direct care to critically ill patients, it was carried out a descriptive and exploratory study in five hospitals of the western region of the state of Paraná, Brazil, from May 2010 to July 2010. Fifty-eight intensive nurses participated in the study, whose stress level was evaluated according to the Domain D of Bianchi's Stress Scale. Most (65.5%) of them had medium stress levels, The stressors that obtained the highest levels were: facing death (5.6 points); answering emergency calls unit (5.1 points); caring for critically ill patients'...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Inoue KC, Versa GL, Murassaki AC, Melo WA, Matsuda LM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Social representations of nurses about religiosity while caring for patients in the dying process].
The objective was to understand the social representations of nurses on religiosity while caring for dying patients. The data was collected between 2010May and August, using the technique of Content Analysis of Bardin. The religiosity representations inserted in the caring practice for dying patients, value professional's beliefs about death, its meaning allowing for the development of coping mechanisms. It is considered that the awareness will occur through the understanding of reality and introducing the theme in the discussion of the quality of health and training of professionals. PMID: 24217758 [PubMed - in proce...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Abrão FM, Góis AR, Souza MS, Araujo RA, Cartaxo CM, Oliveira DC Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Matrix support: device for resolution of mental health clinical cases at the Primary Health Care].
Abstract The study aimed to comprehend the matrix support as a device to resolution of clinical cases of mental health within the Primary Health Care in a qualitative study, carried out from a case study. The data were collected through observation of matrix practices and analyzed under the view of reflective content analysis. The results pointed out to the following categories: The walking of user: dilemmas and challenges; Sharing of knowledge: an expansion of views? The curtain opens itself: It passed but the pain remains! and Results: collective construction of the therapeutic project. It highlights that matrix...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Jorge MS, Sousa FS, Franco TB Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Perception of nurses about advantages and constraints of their practice in mental health services].
va KK Abstract The study aimed to identify the advantages and constraints in the practices of nurses in Mental Health services. A qualitative descriptive study, was conducted in 22 public mental health services in the state of Goiás, involving 21 nurses as subjects. The evaluation referential of Avedis Donabedian was used for data discussion. Regarding the facilitating aspects, it were cited the availability of physical resources, furniture and materials for the workshops, professional and interpersonal relationships with staff, and coordination with users. Among the constraining aspects also predominated t...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Silva NS, Esperidião E, Bezerra AL, Cavalcante AC, Souza AC, Silva KK Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Promotion of nurses to academic management: discussing their role through the theory of adaptation (70´s 80´s)].
[Promotion of nurses to academic management: discussing their role through the theory of adaptation (70´s 80´s)]. Rev Bras Enferm. 2013 Oct;66(5):753-9 Authors: Gómez Torres D Abstract Qualitative research aimed to show the nurses role performed during the management challenge in nursing schools. A retrospective diachronic historical type study was conducted through data collection, critical evaluation and facts presentation based on Roy´s adaptation theory. The study reveal that pioneer nurse managers achieved a professional projection inside the university academic scope, based o...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Gómez Torres D Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Use of hydrocolloid and calcium alginate in the treatment of skin lesions].
This study had the objective to identify the evidences of the action of the hydrocolloid and calcium alginate dressing in the treatment of cutaneous injuries. The method of integrative review was used. 12 studies with evidence levels I, II, III and IV were part of the sample; they were composed by patients with cutaneous injuries treated in any period of time with hydrocolloid dressing or calcium alginate. The evaluated outcomes had been reduction of the area, cicatrization of the injury, rate of cicatrization, time and infection. The results had allowed establishing three recommendations for the use of hydrocolloid and no...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Pinheiro Lda S, Borges EL, Donoso MT Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[People with pain and intervention needs: systematic literature review].
Abstract The study aimed to determine the economic and social impact and that needs of intervention by the health services for persons with pain. It was conducted a search in EBSCO (CINAHL, MEDLINE, British Nursing Index), using the method of PI[C]O and selecting 19 articles of the total of 325 found. The neuropathic pain and the one with musculoskeletal location were identified as the most responsible for health expenditures. The factors positively associated with cost-effective met in the research were: combination of therapeutic regimen with non-pharmacological strategies, involvement of multidisciplinary teams...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Fonseca JC, Lopes MJ, Ramos AF Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Demand-Control model and occupational stress among nursing professionals: integrative review].
This study aimed to know, through an integrative review of the literature, the scientific production about the Demand Control Model to investigation occupational stress among nursing professionals from 2000 to 2011.Of the 16 selected studies, five were published in 2009. Of these studies, 56.25% assessed the Demand and Control dimensions and their correlations with workers´ health problems; 37.5% of these studies were related with mental health. The results showed a lack of national publications. We recommend that authors conduct experimental studies to reduce the occupational stress for better conditions of workers'...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Schmidt DR Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[International classification of functioning, disability and health: use in nursing care for the elderly].
The objective was to reflect on the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health and its use in nursing care for the elderly. It was conducted a brief history of the Classification; it was addressed the functional assessment of the elderly and importance to the proper planning to care actions; and it was showed the applicability of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health by nurses. The classification is able to direct the functional assessment of the elderly, by the nurses, making the integral, realizing this human being as having a body, with needs to perform activities...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Santos SS, Lopes MJ, Vidal DA, Gautério DP Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[85 years of ABEn® and 80 of REBEn® promoting the scientific and professional development of Brazilian Nursing].
[85 years of ABEn® and 80 of REBEn® promoting the scientific and professional development of Brazilian Nursing]. Rev Bras Enferm. 2013 Sep;66 Spec:13-23 Authors: Cabral IE, Almeida Filho AJ Abstract This is an academic effort to rescue fragments of the construction process of an entity pioneering the representativeness of the Brazilian nursing - the Brazilian Nursing Association (ABEn), who completed 85 years of existence and created the first scientific journal of nursing, Nursing Annals, currently the Brazilian Nursing Journal, which celebrated 80 years in 2012. The contribution of ABEn for the s...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - September 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Cabral IE, Almeida Filho AJ Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[About the professional identity in Nursing: punctual reconsiderations in philosophical vision].
Abstract This paper is a contribution to the 80th years of the Brazilian Nursing Journal, official journal of the Brazilian Nurses Association, first nominated Nursing Annals and created in May 1932. At that time, the issues were focused as proposals to assure exchange communication between the Professional Class -the National Brazilian Graduate Nurses Association - and the associates, including all the people. In this way, the associate leaders were impelled through professional advances allied to the knowledge production regarding to the Professional Know/Knowledge, the practice assistance and education. The app...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - September 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Carvalho Vd Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Necessary changes for advancing Nursing as caring science].
Abstract The article aimed to reflect upon the challenges involved in strengthening Nursing as a caring science. It is founded on the sociological theory, connecting three approaches: the historical-dialectic materialism perspective about the working process in health care and nursing; the sociology of professions from a critical perspective; and the philosophy of science. The discussion is organized considering the aspects of Nursing as a discipline, work and health care profession. It sustains that knowledge production should be driven both by the purpose of Nursing work which is providing care to human beings w...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - September 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Pires DE Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[The classical and the emerging: challenges in the production, dissemination and use of Nursing knowledge].
Abstract This is a reflection about the paradigms of science and the contemporary challenges deriving from knowledge production, dissemination and use. The challenges are addressed with regard to research on nursing care, resources and political strategies in the area to overcome them. The arguments rest on nursing as a practical discipline and on the triad teaching-care-research, focused on users' demands, with a view to the promotion of health and wellbeing, within a care paradigm. Articulating the science models, expanding human, material and financial resources, investing in professional master's programs, in ...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - September 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Ferreira Mde A Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Knowledge in nursing: from the area representation to the Nursing Advisory Committee at CNPq].
Abstract The aim was to describe aspects of the nursing evolution in the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico - CNPq), focusing on the organizational structure and positions of the Area Representation and the advances in nursing knowledge. This is an experience report, accompanied by reflections and attitudes towards science, technology and innovation of Brazilian nursing and the creation of the Nursing Advisory Committee at the CNPq, in 2006. This paper is intended for the special issue of the Brazilian Nursing J...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - September 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Erdmann AL, Pagliuca LM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Classification of the CNPq areas of knowledge and the Nursing field: possibilities and limits].
ga MM Abstract Knowledge areas have been discussed by Science and Technology managers and administrators and by the scientific community searching for tools to support data systematization, mainly for management and administrative activities. The main table in use by CNPq is admittedly outdated and requires revision or reclassification. The aim of this article is to contribute to the current debate based on previous results from participation in a table review study performed in the 1990s and on research results in the area of knowledge organization and representation in the context of Information Science. It pres...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - September 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Oliveira DC, Ramos FR, Barros AL, Nóbrega MM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Discussions on research lines in the National Nursing Research Seminars, 1979-2011].
Discussions on research lines in the National Nursing Research Seminars, 1979-2011]. Rev Bras Enferm. 2013 Sep;66 Spec:66-75 Authors: Fonseca RM, Oliveira RN Abstract The article aimed to recover historical and synthesis of discussions within the National Seminar on Nursing Research (SENPE) about research lines, materializing in this context, the construction of nursing knowledge. This is a documentary research, whose sources were the Annals of sixteen SENPE, conducted from 1979 to 2011. It was observed that the discussion on the research lines was a constant concern in those Seminars, although with differ...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - September 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Fonseca RM, Oliveira RN Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[The research and the ethical dilemmas of Nursing work].
Abstract This paper is a reflection on research and the ethical dilemmas of nursing work, with the primary objective of providing subsidies to help thinking about care, according to professional practice in the field of education, research, and particularly of assistance. We rely on authors who deal about ethics, labor and human condition, finding a link between this knowledge and nursing's doing in its daily practice. We conclude that given the reality of health, amid so many adversities with which we are faced in day-to-day practice, whether in teaching, research or nursing care, to think and to act ethically is...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - September 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Germano RM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[The Strict Sense Nursing postgraduation in Brazil: advances and perspectives].
This study aims to present a historical review of the strict sense post-graduate nursing courses in Brazil and to reflect on their evolution, progress, challenges and future perspectives. It explores the creation of strict sense post-graduate courses, highlighting the movement to build a culture of academic and professional post-graduation in nursing. The historical path of their consolidation, expansion, conquest of excellence and international visibility over four decades, and the challenges and future perspectives are showed. It is found that the post-graduate programs in the field has contributed to the advancement and...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - September 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Scochi CG, Munari DB, Gelbcke FL, Erdmann AL, Gutiérrez MG, Rodrigues RA Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Lessons learned with the work as a Network in Nursing and Midwifery].
Abstract The Global Network of WHO Collaborating Centres for Nursing and Midwifery Development is an independent, international, non-profit organization, with 44 Collaborating Centres. Among its members there are internationally recognized nursing and midwifery leaders, what emphasizes the unique meaning of this group. Based on its history, this article describes how the work as a network can transform isolated actions with specific results in convergent and synergic actions with expanded results and impact in academia, services and the political arena. PMID: 24092315 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Br...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - September 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Mendes IA, Ventura CA, Trevizan MA, Pasqualin Lde O, Tognoli SH, Gazzotti J Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[A decade of National Curriculum Guidelines for Graduation in Nursing: advances and challenges].
as LC Abstract The Curriculum Guidelines of the Undergraduate Nursing are references to the strengthening of the changes in training of professionals critics and committed to health. Seeking to identify these changes, this study aimed to analyze the progress and challenges of a decade of these Guidelines. This is a documentary research, in which it was analyzed the Law of Guidelines and Bases of National Education, the CNE / CES Resolution n º 03/2001, and the Brazilian intellectual production on the theme in the decade of 2001 to 2011. This production was sought in scientific journals, through the data bases...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - September 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Fernandes JD, Rebouças LC Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Overview of Nursing Graduation courses in Brazil in the National Curriculum Guidelines decade].
Abstract The study aims to build a general overview of the Nursing Graduation Programs in Brazil, in the decade of the National Curriculum Guidelines for Nursing Graduation, period 2001-2011. This is an exploratory, descriptive study, based on data from the e-MEC, Higher Education Census, ENADE. The results evidenced: the privatization of the Nursing Graduation Programs, the oversupply of courses and places day and night; sharp expansion of the number of vacancies for distance learning, not meeting the minimum quality criteria evaluated by ENADE, among other respects. It is recommended that strategies for the regu...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - September 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Teixeira E, Fernandes JD, Andrade Ade C, Silva KL, Rocha ME, Lima RJ Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Nursing knowledge production: transposition and repercussions on the graduation teaching].
Abstract The research aimed to analyze the production of knowledge in nursing at a public university, in order to evaluate the impact of that production during the Nursing Graduation. An exploratory and descriptive research has been done in two stages. The first one consisted of gathering the reports of researches executed by the teachers who coordinated them from 2000 to 2009. As a result of this stage, it was mapped the type of studies performed, the themes and the theoretical and methodological references most utilized. During the second stage we studied the current pedagogical project used in the Graduation co...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - September 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Pereira WR Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Science, Public Health and Nursing: highlighting the gender and generation categories in the episteme of praxis].
Abstract This essay aims to show the relevance of sociological categories gender and generation that underlie the phenomenon of nursing in public health, the episteme of praxis. We understand praxis as the foundation of the historical and dialectic materialism, demonstrating its importance in the process of construction of knowledge in public health nursing. The sociological categories of gender and generation were chosen in this paper because it has the privilege to better illuminate certain phenomena that have been the subject of scientific concern, such as violence against women, children and the elderly, in al...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - September 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Egry EY, Fonseca RM, Oliveira MA Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Contribution of standardized languages for knowledge production, clinical reasoning and clinical Nursing practice].
Abstract The standardized language systems are important tools for dealing with the increasing complexity of nursing care. In this article the authors present the main benefits that the use of these systems provide for the required clinical reasoning in nursing care, the construction and organization of knowledge of the discipline, and for the clinical practice of nursing. The potential contributions of the standardized language systems in these fields stem from the fact that these systems provide a formal structure for supporting clinical reasoning, organizing knowledge and nursing experience. PMID: 24092320...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - September 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Carvalho EC, Cruz Dde A, Herdman TH Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research