[Adenosine triphosphate bioluminescence to evaluate the effectiveness of surface cleaning: an integrative review].
CONCLUSION: Although this is an important resource in the evaluation of surface cleaning, more studies are necessary for effective incorporation of the method in health services. PMID: 25590891 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - December 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Oliveira AC, Viana Rel H Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[A creative and sensitive way to research].
Abstract This experience report describes the application of Creative Sensitive Method in a qualitative exploratory-descriptive research. Its theoretical foundation and the way this method was applied objectively presented through the following stages: introduction, production, presentation, discussion and evaluation. Finally, one can argue that the method, among others pathways, is a good alternative methodology for generating data in collective spaces for application in qualitative research related to nursing or others health contexts. PMID: 25590892 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - December 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Soratto J, Pires DE, Cabral IE, Lazzari DD, Witt RR, Sipriano CA Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[History of the child's health: conquers, policies and perspectives].
ra CS Abstract The aim of this study was describing and reflecting about the aspects related to the social history and public policies for the children's health assistance in Brazil. A brief historical contextualization was realized concerning changes on the way the society views the child in Brazil and around the world, also perspectives considering public policies for the children's health in the national context were presented. It was possible to identify that the historical evolution of the child participation in the society is linked to the changes in the assistance public policies, which were demonstrated in...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - December 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Araújo JP, Silva RM, Collet N, Neves ET, Tos BR, Viera CS Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[The prenatal care program in Primary Care in Portugal - a reflection].
Abstract The quality improvement of care provided to the pregnant women and newborn is one of the priority areas for intervention of the National Health Plan. While acknowledging that the measures introduced in recent years have contributed to lower the values of maternal and perinatal mortality, it should also be mentioned that unplanned pregnancies continue to occur, and that they often result in a delayed or absent prenatal surveillance. In this paper, we seek to reflect on the prenatal surveillance program under Primary Health Care relating to quality of health care provided in the context of reproductive heal...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - December 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Martins Mde F Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

Promoting the Advanced Nursing Practice role in Latin America.
PMID: 25517658 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Cassiani SH, Zug KE Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[News of the Inquiry about Nursing Needs and Resources in the Brazilian Journal of Nursing (1955-1958)].
Abstract Social historical study that has as object news related to the Assessment of the Resources and Needs of Nursing in Brazil published in the Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem between 1955 and 1958. The primary source is constituted of copies of Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem published within the selected period of the study. The secondary sources are constituted of books, papers, dissertations and thesis related to the Nursing history. The data analysis was supported by the secondary sources and the thought of the sociologist Pierre Bourdieu. The results evidenced that Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem, in ...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Malta DV, Pereira Lde A, Santos TC Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Health problems reported by nursing workers in a public hospital of Bahia].
Abstract Although the work is essential to human life, the context in which it is done can induct tension, imbalance and consequent illness. Studies indicate nursing as an occupation with high risk for disease, particularly in the hospital environment. The aim of this study was to estimate the occurrence of health problems reported by nursing staff in a hospital in Bahia, Brazil. This is a cross-sectional study, involving 309 nursing professionals. The most frequent health complaints were related to musculoskeletal symptoms such as leg pain 66.4% (192) and back pain 61.8% (178); and to mental health with a predomi...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Machado LS, Rodrigues EP, Oliveira Lde M, Laudano RC, Nascimento Sobrinho CL Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Nursing workload and occurrence of incidents and adverse events in ICU patients].
ti RM Abstract This prospective cohort study aimed to identify the influence of nursing work overload on the occurrence of incidents without injury and adverse events in 399 patients hospitalized in Intensive Care Units (ICU). For data collection, a structured questionnaire was administered and an analysis of medical records was performed. In these admissions, approximately 78% of incidents without injury and adverse events in patients were related to the sphere of Nursing. These occurrences were attributed to overwork, increased the number of days of hospitalization and the risk of death of patients. It is essent...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Novaretti MC, Santos Ede V, Quitério LM, Daud-Gallotti RM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Instrument for assessing the quality of the Rapid Response Team at a university public hospital].
Abstract The paper describes the construction of a questionnaire to assess the quality of care of a Rapid Response Team at the University Hospital of Londrina, based on the conceptual model of Donabedian (structure-process-outcome). Data collection occurred in March 2012 and the process of adjusting the questionnaire was developed with the application of the Delphi technique involving 15 experts. At the end of the study the questionnaire contained 37 statements, achieving final compliance level higher than 80% in all concepts. It is hoped that the contributions of the expert group produce a more reliable questionn...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Dias AO, Martins EA, Haddad Mdo C Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Intervention in situations of psychic crisis: challenges and suggestions of a prehospital care staff].
Abstract A qualitative and descriptive research, aimed at knowing how the pre-hospital care professionals perceive the interventions towards people in mental crisis. The study was developed in Santa Catarina with four teams of basic life support units of the Department of Mobile Emergency Care, during April to June 2011. The Collective Subject Discourse was used as the method of analysis. Two themes emerged: Awareness of the difficulties in meeting a person in mental crisis and Suggestions in the search for a closer attention to the person in mental crisis. The difficulties mentioned were related to the lack of tr...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Almeida AB, Nascimento ER, Rodrigues J, Schweitzer G Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Validation of the general guidelines of communication between the nurse and the blind].
Sampaio AF Abstract This quantitative study, conducted between 2008 April and 2009 March in Fortaleza-CE, Brazil, aimed to validate the general guidelines of the communication of the nurse with the blind. Thirty nurses and 30 blinds, divided into control and experimental groups, participated in the study. Thirty nursing consultations were videotaped and analyzed by experts. In contrast to the control group, the experimental group showed good and excellent performance in all guidelines for verbal and non-verbal communication with the blinds. The study results point to the urgency of adopting the teaching of these g...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Pagliuca LM, Macêdo-Costa KN, Rebouças CB, Almeida PC, Sampaio AF Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Environmental factors associated with the decision time for seeking care in myocardial infarction].
es CA Abstract The purpose was to estimate the decision time (DT) for searching for attendance for men and women suffering from acute myocardial infarction (AMI); and to analyze the influence of surrounding variables in the DT. Transversal study, involving one hundred patients interviewed in hospitals of Salvador-BA, Brazil. For data analysis, it was used the chi-squared or Fisher's exact test, and the Robust Linear Regression Model. AMI at the home predominated, with family members and patients receiving mistaken actions. A high DT was observed both, for women (0.9h) and men (1.4h). Those at home during the initi...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Mussi FC, Mendes AS, Damasceno CA, Gibaut Mde A, Guimarães AC, Teles CA Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Evaluation of coronary risk and its relationship to health actions in hypertensive patients].
Abstract The risk of developing acute coronary events was evaluated according to Framingham criteria and health actions performed to hypertensive patients at a Health Unit Family of Vitória-ES. This is a observational, cross-sectional study, involving 330 hypertensive. The sample considered a 50% prevalence of the disease. Data were collected from medical records and the variables were the coronary risk, blood pressure, the number of visits, educational activities and prescribed drugs. ANOVA was used to compare variables and paired t-test for comparison of pressure during the study period, with significance...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Silva VR, Molina Mdel C, Cade NV Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Defining characteristics of the Dysfunctional Ventilatory Weaning Response as indicators of accuracy of ventilatory weaning].
mo CC Abstract The study aimed to analyze the defining characteristics of the Dysfunctional Ventilatory Weaning Response as an indicator of the accuracy of ventilatory weaning. Observational study of 38 events of ventilatory weaning in adult patients admitted to intensive care. For the defining characteristics, it was calculated: sensitivity, specificity, positive and negative predictive values, accuracy or efficiency, likelihood ratio positive and negative, and diagnostic odds ratio. It was also considered the median number of defining characteristics in the event of success and failure. It was considered accurat...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Brandão MA, Cerqueira FA, Matos LN, Campos JF, Peixoto MA, Primo CC Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Distress of cancer patients: prevalence and associated factors in the opinion of family].
Abstract The study aimed to verify the opinion of family members about distress on cancer patients and the factors associated with it. Interviews with 140 family members of cancer patients were conducted. The Distress Thermometer was adapted to be used with family members. Approximately 72.9% of patients were considered in distress, related to concern (80.4%), nervousness (78.4%), sadness (74.5%), pain (67.6%), fatigue (67.6%) and problems with eating (57.8%). The hierarchical logistic regression models showed that while male (OR=0.025) and older ages (OR=0.006 to 0.059) had lower risk of perceiving the distress, ...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Albuquerque KA, Pimenta CA Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Ressignification of life of caregivers of elderly patients with cancer].
Abstract The study aimed to analyze the process of becoming a caregiver of elderly patients with cancer, in chemotherapy, in the home context. This is an exploratory study with theoretical and methodological orientation of interpretative anthropology and ethnographic case study. Data were collected from January to September 2009, with four caregivers through semi-structured interviews, observation and consultation records. With data analysis were built four units of meaning. In this paper 'we are focusing the thematic unity "The ressignification of caregiver's life", composed by positive aspects of careg...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Anjos AC, Zago MM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Elderly victims of trauma: preexisting conditions, medications taken at home and indexes of trauma].
The objective was to identify the sociodemographic profile of the elderly victims of trauma, to characterize preexisting conditions and medications taken at home, and to calculate indices of trauma and clinical outcomes. This is a retrospective and exploratory analysis from a database of a general hospital between 2008 and 2010. There were studied 131 elderly, mean age 69.9 years, 73.3% male, 55.1% married, 54.7% retired, 65.6% had preexisting conditions and 48.9% used drugs at home. There was a representative number of falls (31.3%), followed by running over (28.2%), with the head/neck region being the most affected (59.5...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Degani GC, Pereira Júnior GA, Rodrigues RA, Luchesi BM, Marques S Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Elderlies in street situation or social vulnerability: facilities and difficulties in the use of computational tools].
This study aimed to identify the advantages and difficulties encountered by older people living on the streets or social vulnerability, to use the computer or internet. It is an exploratory qualitative research, in which five elderlies, attended on a non-governmental organization located in the city of São Paulo, have participated. The discourses were analyzed by content analysis technique and showed, as facilities, among others, to clarify doubts with the monitors, the stimulus for new discoveries coupled with proactivity and curiosity, and develop new skills. The mentioned difficulties were related to physical or ...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Frias MA, Peres HH, Pereira VA, Negreiros MC, Paranhos WY, Leite MM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Long-stay institutions for the elderly: a place of care for those who have no choice?].
Abstract This is a descriptive, qualitative research, with comprehensive approach, which aimed to understand the meaning that the longterm institution has to institutionalized elderly. Data were collected with 13 institutionalized elderly in the period from April 5 to May 25, 2013, through narrative interview, and subjected to content analysis, in the form of thematic analysis. The results indicated that being elderly institutionalized means having their care needs met, with respect to their basic needs; access to health services and resources, and to have a place where they can grow old and die. The study conclud...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Oliveira JM, Rozendo CA Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Experiences and health needs of men in the period post-birth of a child].
Marcon SS Abstract This research addresses men's perceptions about their experiences and health needs in the post-birth period. The goal is to distinguish analytically and from a gender perspective the health needs related to the event, experienced, expressed and/or denied by men. This is an exploratory, descriptive and qualitative study carried out in two municipal health areas of Cuiabá, state of Mato Grosso, using a semi structured interview and thematic analysis of the data. The participants were eight men who were experiencing the post-birth period of a child. Above all, they expressed the need to pro...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Teixeira RC, Mandú EN, Corrêa AC, Marcon SS Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Maternal perception regarding hospitalized newborns].
;o AC Abstract Cross-sectional descriptive study conducted in the neonatal unit of a public teaching hospital in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, which aimed to determine the perceptions of mothers about their newborns hospitalized children. The sample consisted of 100 women questioned, through the Neonatal Perception Inventory Broussard, about how much trouble was expected to be presented by babies of the general unit, on behaviors such as crying; feeding; regurgitate or vomit; evacuate; sleep and have a routine. Then, the same questions were repeated about their own babies. Ninety mothers considered their ...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Carmona EV, Vale IN, Ohara CV, Abrão AC Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Access to child's health care in primary care services].
Abstract It was conducted a qualitative study based on the methodological framework of dialectical hermeneutics, aiming to identify the attribute access from primary care to solve the health problems of children under one year old from the reports of parents and caregivers. Sixteen caregivers of children were involved, all of them seen in the emergency units of Cascavel-PR, in 2010. Four thematic categories were recognized: Family counselling in seeking health care for the child; Absence of reception on the first contact; Presence of risk classification to the child´s health attention; Barriers that block th...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Silva RM, Viera CS Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Quality of life of postmenopausal women attended at Primary Health Care].
Abstract The experience of menopause is increasingly present, and demand strategies to improve the quality of life of women during this period. This research aimed to evaluate the quality of life for women in the climacteric phase, with or without the use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT). This is a longitudinal epidemiological study of a sample of 99 women per group. It was evaluated the sociodemographic, clinical and behavioral characteristics. It was used the Menopause Rating Scale (MRS) and the Medical Outcomes Study 36-item Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36). For data analysis, it was used the Student t test...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Miranda JS, Ferreira Mde L, Corrente JE Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Social representations of health education in a time of AIDS].
Conclusions show that social representations are set as guidance-information for precaution-prevention and that they come forth along continuous and emerging action flow, bringing about permanent health education to ensure healthcare services in full. PMID: 25517677 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Teixeira E, Oliveira DC Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Autonomy of nursing undergraduate student in the (re)construction of knowledge mediated by problem-based learning].
Abstract This is a qualitative study, using the 'Do it yourself' method, which aimed to analyze how Problem-Based Learning (PBL) promotes the development of learner's autonomy in the process of learning to learn. The subjects were 16 students and two tutors involved in the discipline. Data collection techniques combined semi-structured interviews, participant observation, log in portfolios, evaluation forms, and audio recording of the tutorials. Data analysis followed interpretation strategies defined by the authors: initial and in depth readings; construction and assembly of meanings' maps; development, descripti...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Campos LR, Ribeiro MR, Depes VB Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Effects of nasogastric catheterization in patients with stroke and dysphagia].
This study aimed to analyze the effects of gastric intubation in patients with stroke and dysphagia. A systematic literature review was performed in six databases, using the keywords stroke and intubation, gastrointestinal. One hundred and twenty studies were found, from which three clinical trials were selected. The results showed different outcomes, including: increased serum albumin level (gastrostomy), poor prognosis and risk of death (gastrostomy), increased treatment failures because of blocking, displacement and reinsertion need of the nasogastric tube, and increased incidence of gastrointestinal bleeding (nasogastr...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Cavalcante TF, Araújo TL, Oliveira AR Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Nutritional damages and disturbances in the sleep pattern of nursing workers].
This article presents an integrative review of national and international scientific publications that investigate the sleep habits, the feed intake and nutritional status of nursing professionals. It was analyzed articles published in national and international journals in the period 2002 to 2014 and made available in the database PubMed / MEDLINE (USA National Library of Medicine), Lilacs / SciELO (Scientific Eletronic Library Online) and Google Scholar. Thirty one articles met the criteria. In the analysis of these studies it has been found a high prevalence of overweight and obesity, a negative change in the eating hab...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Coelho MP, Pinto OO, Mota MC, Crispim CA Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

Nursing education: quality, innovation and accountability.
PMID: 25271571 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - July 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Gottems LB, Alvarez AM, Almeida LM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Teaching and learning in the clinical field: perspective of teachers, nurses and nursing students].
Abstract This is a qualitative research, which used the social phenomenology of Alfred Schütz approach. Its purpose was meeting and discussing the expectations of teachers, nurses and students about teaching in the clinical field. Nine teachers, eleven nurses and eleven students of the Nursing Graduation grade from a public university of São Paulo were included in this study. Data were collected in 2012. As the results showed, there are expectations about the link between theory and practice that clinical teaching can offer and also the desire that such instruction enable the learners to develop a pro-...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - July 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Merighi MA, Jesus MC, Domingos SR, Oliveira DM, Ito TN Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Analysis of teaching of the discipline Nursing in Surgical Center in schools of São Paulo].
[Analysis of teaching of the discipline Nursing in Surgical Center in schools of São Paulo]. Rev Bras Enferm. 2014 Jul;67(4):512-9 Authors: Leite AS, Turrini RN Abstract The study aimed to characterize the teaching of Nursing in Surgical Center in relation to work load, content and specific curriculum component; and to identify the perspectives and experiences of teachers in teaching this content. This is a descriptive study of quantitative and qualitative approach, that used a semi structured instrument for data collection, with questions related to teaching discipline, sent by email to the co...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - July 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Leite AS, Turrini RN Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Inter-organizational relationship in the integration teaching-nursing service at the primary health care].
This study aimed to characterize the stages of the inter-organizational relationships between educational and caring aspects of Nursing, operating in the context of primary health care in a municipality of Santa Catarina, Brazil. The qualitative approach of the case study was used by deliberately selecting the cooperation between two organizations. Eight teaching nurses and eight assistant nurses were interviewed. The data were submitted to content analysis, and the results demonstrated a number of elements in the phases of interaction (negotiation, commitment and execution of activities), as well as the variability of the...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - July 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Andrade SR, Boehs AE, Coelho B, Schmitt IM, Boehs CG Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Educational game of medication administration: a validation study].
ira E Abstract This is a methodological research, which aimed to determine the validity of an educational technology (ET) in the form of educational game of medicine administration, according to the judges and audience, using the theoretical stage of Pasquali model. Data were collected between September 2011 and May 2012 in two stages: 1) application and validation of TE by forty students of the 4th period of Nursing, at the Fluminense Federal University (target audience); 2) observation and validation of TE by 8 teachers (judges). The questionnaires were organized in Likert scale, with items distributed in blocks...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - July 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Moreira AP, Sabóia VM, Camacho AC, Daher DV, Teixeira E Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Project HOPE contribution to the setting up of the professional identity of the first nurses from Alagoas, 1973-1977].
Abstract Social-historical study conducted to examine the contribution of the American Nurses of Project HOPE to the configuration of the professional identity of the first trained nurses in Alagoas, in the period of 1973-1977. The theoretical framework was the "Civilizing Process" of Norbert Elias. Primary sources were official documents and personal files of 13 respondents by oral history; the secondary sources were authors of the History of Brazil/Alagoas. Data analysis showed that the configuration of the professional identity of the first trained nurses in Alagoas was a civilizing process, with all ...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - July 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Costa Lde M, Santos RM, Santos TC, Trezza MC, Leite JL Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[In Process Citation].
This study aimed to estimate the GFR by means of the Cockcroft-Gault equation in hypertensive patients in the Municipality of Vitoria-ES. It is a transversal study of secondary data with 754 hypertensive patients attended in health facilities in 2009. For statistical analysis, there has been used the chi-square test. The female sex, overweight and uncontrolled blood pressure predominated. The average age was 58.18 years (± 13.52) and the serum creatinine (SCr) 0.81 mg / dl (± 0.28). The prevalence of reduced GFR was 19% when from 30 to 59 ml/min and 1.6% when from 29 to 15 ml/min. The prevalence of reduced GF...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - July 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Passigatti CP Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Adherence of hypertensive patients to drug treatment].
Abstract This is a descriptive, cross-sectional study, conducted in a center of Hypertension and Metabolism, which aimed to identify adherence to drug therapy in hypertensive patients, and to identify the factors, directly related to the patient, associated with this adherence. The sample consisted of 77 patients and the instrument used to verify patient compliance was the Measure of Adherence to Treatment and a semi-structured questionnaire consisting of factors for non-adherence to drug treatment. The results showed adherence of 87% of hypertensive patients. Factors directly related to the patient, which were as...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - July 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Bezerra AS, Lopes Jde L, Barros AL Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Adherence and difficulties related to drug treatment in patients with depression].
This study shows critical factors to the promotion of patient safety in following drug therapy. PMID: 25271579 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - July 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Ibanez G, Mercedes BP, Vedana KG, Miasso AI Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

Administration of medication to use when needed and the care of psychiatric nursing.
Abstract This qualitative study aimed to analyze the clinical criteria used for the administration of prescribed medications for use when needed (SOS); and discuss the implication of the findings in this research to clinical psychiatric nursing. The records of female patients admitted to a psychiatric institution in the city of Rio de Janeiro, in the time frame from May to June 2009, were analyzed. In the 38 patient records, 16 prescriptions for medications SOS were found. The mean age of patients was around 45-55 years with a clinical diagnosis of Bipolar Mood Disorder. The medication category most prescribed as ...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - July 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Estrela Kda S, Loyola CM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Systematized care in cardiac preoperative: Theory of Human Caring in the perspective of nurses and users].
Abstract This is a case study research that aimed to know, with the adoption of the Theory of Human Caring, the meanings of therapeutic interpersonal relationship between nurse and user on the preoperative nursing visit after the experience of the surgical process. The convenience sample was composed of three nurses and three users of an institution that has updated records to perform highly complex cardiovascular surgery, comprising nine combinations of therapeutic interactions. It was used instruments, structured according to the theory of Jean Watson and North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, Nursing Int...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - July 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Amorim TV, Arreguy-Sena C, Alves Mda S, Salimena AM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Protocol for embracement and attention to users that underwent upper gastrointestinal endoscopy and persons accompanying them].
Abstract This is a quantitative and qualitative research aimed at building a Welcome Protocol for users and their companions referred to the Endoscopic Centre at the University Hospital Dr. Polydoro Ernani São Thiago, at the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), and submitted to Upper Digestive Endoscopy. The research was elaborated in two stages. The first stage was the building of a collective protocol with a group of nurses; the second stage was the sending of this material, organized as a protocol, for validation by the three experts. The study's supporting theoretical background was the National...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - July 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Selhorst IS, Bub MB, Girondi JB Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Validation of an instrument for assessing the ability of blood pressure measurement].
This study aimed to validate an instrument for evaluation the ability of nursing students to measure the blood pressure. It is a methodological study, developed with 27 nurses, teachers of semiology and/or semiotic disciplines, with at least 1 year of experience in disciplines, which acted as judges of the study. It was accomplished in two steps: first, a review of the literature to build the checklist instrument and subsequent submission for content validation by applying the Kappa, accepting the value> 0.61 (good level); and second, it was accomplished a Content Validity Index (CVI)> 0.75. Based on the literature r...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - July 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Tibúrcio MP, Melo Gde S, Balduíno LS, Costa IK, Dias TY, Torres Gde V Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[International Nursing Minimum Data Set: a comparative study with tools of a pediatric clinic].
ga MM Abstract Descriptive and comparative study, developed from two historical used to implement the Systematization of Nursing Care in a Pediatric clinic of a teaching hospital. It aimed to compare the International Nursing Minimum Data Set (i-NMDS) with the data contained in nursing clinical assessment tools that are used in the application of the Nursing Process in the area of Children and Teenagers Health in a Pediatric Clinic. From the sixteen items evaluated that belong to the proposal of the i-NMDS, the nursing clinical assessment tool for hospitalized teenagers included 12 (75%), while the instrument for ...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - July 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Marques DK, Souza GL, Silva AB, Silva AF, Nóbrega MM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Preterm infants: breastfeeding and weight gain].
The objective was to identify factors associated with the practice of breastfeeding (BF), weight gain and nutritional status of preterm infants during the first six months of life and verify the relationship between these variables and maternal and neonatal characteristics. Analytical studies, cohort, performed with 42 preterm infants born between May and October 2008. The prevalence of BF was 40.5% at six months and mean weight gain ranged between 18 and 40g/day. The practice of BF was associated with lower weight and lower gestational age at birth. Weight gain was positively correlated with gestational age and birth weig...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - July 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Sassá AH, Schmidt KT, Rodrigues BC, Ichisato SM, Higarashi IH, Marcon SS Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Old age for adolescents: a social representations approach].
Abstract Qualitative research, based on the Theory of Social Representations, which aimed to apprehend the social representations of teenagers in a public school and a private on ageing, and to compare them between these two groups. Participants were 60 adolescents, 30 from the private school and 30 from the public school, who responded to semi-structured interviews in the period May-June 2012. The collected data were subjected to content analysis techniques, from which emerged three categories, namely: representations of ageing, the treatment of the elderly, and the recognition of oneself as a subject in the agin...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - July 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Pereira RF, Freitas MC, Ferreira Mde A Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Institutionalized elderly: chronological organization of daily routines and sleep quality].
Abstract This is a descriptive cross-sectional study, which aimed to identify the perception of nursing home elderly residents related to the chronological organization of their daily routines and to their sleep quality. The study was conducted with 37 elderly (14 women and 23 men, mean age of 75 years) who lived in a long term care facility located in the municipality of Campinas-SP, Brazil. The results showed that 81% of the elderlies had complaints compatible with poor sleep, but 70% of them reported that they had good sleep quality when directly questioned about it. All elderlies adequately realized the chrono...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - July 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Mansano-Schlosser TC, Santos AA, Camargo-Rossignolo Sde O, Freitas DC, Lorenz VR, Ceolim MF Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Walking performance of elderly practitioners of psychomotricity].
Abstract Quasi-experimental study conducted with fifteen elderlies, developed at the Physiotherapy Clinical School, Federal University of Paraíba, in 2011. The study aimed to evaluate the performance of gait in elderly practitioners of psychomotor activities. It was conducted a structured interview focusing on social, clinical and functional data, in order to be able to correlate various information which supported the aim of the study. The average cognitive performance was 19.4 at the first assessment and 23.2 in the second. The average performance of activities related to the gait was 11.6 at the first as...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - July 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Santos SL, Soares MJ, Ravagni E, Costa MM, Fernandes Md Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Fatigue in the elderly undergoing chemotherapy].
Abstract This is a cross-sectional survey conducted from August to December 2010, which aimed to identify the presence and severity of fatigue in 140 elderly (mean age 69.8 years, 52.1% female) diagnosed with cancer undergoing chemotherapy in an outpatient unit. It was used a questionnaire for sociodemographic and clinical data and Piper Fatigue Scale-revised. The presence of fatigue was identified in 60 elderly (42.9%) and the attributed cause was cancer (64.1%), chemotherapy (32.8%) and treatment (3.1%). As relief factors, the elderly respondents reported "sleeping", "pray" and "dying&qu...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - July 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Mansano-Schlosser TC, Ceolim MF Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Use of musical experiences as therapy for symptoms of nausea and vomiting in chemotherapy].
Abstract The study aimed to evaluate the therapeutic effects of musical experiments in nausea and vomiting associated with antineoplastic chemotherapy, and to identify changes in vital parameters of the patients who participated in the experience. This is a descriptive, transversal study, level II, which used a quantitative approach, conducted with thirteen patients from an outpatient chemotherapy unit, of a private hospital in São Paulo City. Two instruments were used, one of them proposed by MASCC (Multinational Association on Supportive Care in Cancer). The participants were predominantly females, aged 4...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - July 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Silva GJ, Fonseca Mdos S, Rodrigues AB, Oliveira PP, Brasil DR, Moreira MM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Incorporation of controlling dengue by community health agent].
Abstract The purpose of this study was to identify self-perceived differences in the work processes of community health agents (CHA) in two counties of Mato Grosso do Sul, regarding dengue control and Family Health Strategy (FHS) activities. Structured interviews were applied to 57 CHA. The subjects had similar sociodemographic characteristics. Agents in Rio Verde de Mato Grosso county, who performed only FHS tasks, failed to complete essential data of the Form A. In São Gabriel do Oeste county, CHA currently perform tasks pertaining to dengue fever control, previously conducted by Endemic Disease Control A...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - July 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Cazola LH, Tamaki EM, Pontes ER Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[In Process Citation].
Authors: PMID: 25271592 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - July 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

Nursing in search of quality and resolution of Primary Care Health.
PMID: 25054692 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Fonseca RM, Rodrigues VP Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research