[School nursing and its specialization: a new or old activity].
Abstract The study aims to show the origin of the term school nurse and the trajectory of this specialty in the Brazilian nursing. Our objective is to argue about the new spaces of performance of the nurse. We use as methodology a qualitative approach, in view of the practice of the nurse in anElementary School and the identification and analysis of theoretical elements gotten in the bibliographical surveys related to the issue of health promotion. In the results we demonstrate that the presence of the nurses in the school is determinative in attention to the processes of health promotion, when they stimulate tech...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - August 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Rasche AS, Santos Mda S Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Experience of adolescents in an activity of health promotion].
za LJ Abstract This paper describes an experience that occurred in the municipality of Uruoca-CE, Brazil, where nurses from the Family Health Strategy involved a group of teenagers in practices of health promotion. Pregnant women were chosen as priority because of their resistance to perform dental consultation and small family participation in prenatal care. It was built up a play for the pregnant women and their families, focusing on the theme, in which the adolescents were the writers, set designers and actors. There was a significant involvement of the teenager group in planning and implementing of the activit...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - August 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Ferreira Júnior AR, Barros EM, Sousa RA, Souza LJ Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Student experience in providing care to a patient with Epidermodysplasia Verruciformis].
Abstract Report of an experience of nursing students in providing care to a patient with epidermodysplasia verruciformis, during the internship in the discipline Nursing in Transmittable Diseases, at the dermatology ward of a teaching hospital, located in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, in 2009. This is a rare genodermatosis, susceptible to infection with different types of human papilloma viruses, that cause exacerbated physical changes that impact the psyche of the affected individual. Care delivery was based on the assistance complexity indicated by the application of the Patient Classification System pr...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - August 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Correa BM, Bolgue AP, Oliveira AP, Ayres JA, Paiva BS Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Program for caregivers of elderly patients with dementia: experience report].
dos S Abstract This is an experience report on the PRó-CUIDEM project, in meetings coordinated by nurse teachers in Niterói-RJ, Brazil. The results are focused on caregivers who need guidance, expressed during the group meetings, where their doubts are clarified, making them feel less anxious and more willing to take care of the elderly, with understanding of the elderly’s health problem and, especially, to take care of their own health. One conclude that caring for the elderly with dementia is a difficult task when there is no support and guidance, being of fundamental importance the nursing care a...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - August 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Brum AK, Camacho AC, Valente GS, Sá SP, Lindolpho Mda C, Louredo Ddos S Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

In search of a transformative praxis.
PMID: 23887776 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Fonseca RM, Enders BC, Germano RM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Literary production of nurses on alcohol and alcoholism published in the Annals of the Brazilian Nursing Congress].
Abstract This is an exploratory study, of bibliographical type, which aimed to verify and characterize the literary production of nurses on the topic of alcoholism published in the Annals of the Brazilian Nursing Congress, published in the period of 1998-2008. The sample consisted of 99 abstracts that were directly related to the topic. The data were categorized according to the assumptions of content analysis and resulted in seven categories of analysis. It was evident that there was an increase in the production on the subject over the period of 1998-2008, and that the alcoholic patient care was the theme most r...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Vargas Dd, Soares J Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Family adjustment after the onset of schizophrenia].
Abstract It is considered that, when there is the first episode of schizophrenia, family life is disrupted and their life trajectory can be modified. In view of this, the aim of this study was to know the trajectory of families in the first five years of living with mental illness, identifying the adjustment process. The research was based in Symbolic Interactionism. The individual interviews were realized with 23 relatives of 21 patients with schizophrenia. The analysis aimed at determining a timeline, which allowed us to describe the process of family adjustment through three times: Perceiving the Change, Diagno...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Giacon BC, Galera SA Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[HPV diagnosis: woman's process of interaction with her partner].
Abstract This is a descriptive research, with qualitative approach, which aimed at analyze the interaction process between woman and her partner starting from the diagnosis of infection by the human papilomavirus (HPV). It was accomplished in 13 communities in the cities of Duque de Caxias and Nova Iguaçu, Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil, from October/2006 to September/2008. Twenty women, diagnosed with HPV infection related to oncogenic high risk, were interviewed. The Symbolic Interactionism and Grounded Theory perspectives guided data collection and analysis. The results revealed that the HPV diagnosis mean...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Vargens OM, Silva CM, Azevedo E Silva G, Girianelli VR Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Death certificates of women in childbearing age: search for maternal deaths].
Abstract In Brazil, there is a lack of complete records on death certificates, and its reliability is questioned, especially for causes attributed to pregnancy and childbirth. We investigated, based on death certificates of women in reproductive age, any fields for identifying maternal deaths. Documentary research, conducted in hospital records. We analyzed in death certificates, maternal and no maternal deaths, inconclusive deaths and hidden deaths. To analyze the underlying causes of death we used ICD 10th Revision. Of the 301 death certificates reviewed, 60% had the fields 43/44 completed, and 40% had these fie...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Gil MM, Gomes-Sponholz FA Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Immunization status of risk newborns and difficulties experienced by mothers].
va MA Abstract Among newborns at risk, immunization becomes relevant due to its preventive characteristic. The research aimed to analyze the vaccination status of newborns at risk of Cuiabá-MT, as well as satisfaction and difficulties of mothers regarding immunization. This is descriptive study, quantitative, with 113 newborns at risk, selected by the Statement of Live Birth: 25.7% had delayed immunization, being the lack of vaccine at the Health Unit (50.0%) the reason most often reported. Of the children with delayed immunization, 65.5% had more than one vaccine late, 100% had weight less than expected, 7...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Lopes EG, Martins CB, Lima FC, Gaíva MA Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Silence in the daily life of the adolescent with HIV/AIDS].
This study is characterized as a qualitative research with the objective of unveiling the perception and experience regarding the antiretroviral treatment of the adolescent with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. The research was carried out within reference health care centers in two municipalities from the southern region of Brazil. The data production was developed through the creativity and sensitiveness dynamics of talking map type by a group of five participants. One applied the technique of content thematic analysis. The artistic productions and testimonies evidenced their daily experience with use of medications a...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Motta Mda G, Pedro EN, Paula CC, Coelho DF, Ribeiro AC, Greff AP, Padoin SM, Poletto PM, Ribeiro NR, Issi HB, Neves ET, Wachholz NI, Kreitchmann R, Krue AG Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Sleep, fragility and cognition: a multicenter study with Brazilian elderly].
This study aimed to analyze the joint influence of background variables (age, gender, and income), weakness and sleep disorders on cognition in elderly community residents. This is an excerpt from the multicenter project Frailty in Elderly Brazilians (FIBER). We evaluated 878 patients, using socio demographic questionnaire, questions about sleep disorders (Nottingham Health Profile); issues nap (Minnesota Leisure Activity Questionnaire) and MMSE (cognitive screening). The Mann Whitney and Kruskal Wallis test and regression analysis were used univariate and multivariate data analysis, with a significance level of 5% (p
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Santos AA, Mansano-Schlosser TC, Ceolim MF, Pavarini SC Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Daily practice of community health agents: difficulties and limitations of care].
Abstract This qualitative study aimed to identify difficulties experienced by Community Health Agents (CHA) in the course of daily practice of care. Data were collected from semi-structured interviews with twelve CHA from four Basic Health Units in a city of the state of São Paulo, Brazil. From an analysis of the speech of subjects, we found that the deficiency of health services, the workload of the nurses responsible for the team and the service rejection by users make it difficult to implement the health actions. This research emphasizes the limitations expressed by the health agents, and points towards ...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Baralhas M, Pereira MA Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

Between the processes of strengthening and weakening of the Family Health Strategy.
Abstract This was a qualitative study with the purpose of designing a meta-model for the work process of the Family Health Strategy (FHS) team. It was based on the experience of six sample groups, composed of their members (physicians, professional nurses, dentists, dental assistants, licensed technical nurses and community health agents) in a city in São Paulo state, Brazil, totaling 54 subjects. Six theoretical models emerged from non-directive interviews. These were analyzed according to Grounded Theory and submitted to the meta-synthesis strategy, which produced the meta-model "between the processe...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Spagnuolo RS, Bocchi SC Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Nurse's effective participation in planning: focus on costs].
Abstract This research searched to verify if the nurses of a private hospital in São Paulo-SP, Brazil, have costs management view and to observe how occur their participation in the planning levels, specifically in relation to the costs. Forty nurses were interviewed during their journey through a questionnaire about caring costs management and the levels of organizational planning. It was observed that 85% of the nurses interviewed affirmed that they don't participate on the caring costs management, and that 45% of the participants didn't know to explain the importance of this knowledge. The majority of th...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Albano TC, Freitas JB Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Accident with biological material at the prehospital mobile care: reality for health and non-healthcare workers].
lo DS Abstract Analytical transversal study that was conducted with the objectives of identifying the prevalence and characterizing the accidents with biological material among professionals in pre-hospital service (PHS) and comparing the risk behaviors adopted by healthcare and non-healthcare groups that can affect the occurrence and seriousness of such accidents. Data were obtained by questionnaire applied to all PHS workers in Goiânia-GO. The study revealed a high prevalence of accidents involving biological material which, although higher for the healthcare group, also affected the non-healthcare group. ...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Tipple AF, Silva EA, Teles SA, Mendonça KM, Souza AC, Melo DS Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Impact of a music therapy program on the stress level of health professionals].
Abstract The study aimed to assess the effects of a music therapy program on the level of stress for female professionals working in a private hospital in Rio de Janeiro-RJ, Brazil. Thirty four female volunteers with 33.3 ± 8.5 years of age from different levels of professional participated in the study. We used the Lipp's inventory of symptoms of stress for adults (ISSL) to evaluate the level of stress of participants before and after music therapy. The program consisted of twelve sessions using the techniques of music therapy Improvisation and Musical Re-creation held once a week with 50 minutes / session...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Taets GG, Borba-Pinheiro CJ, Figueiredo NM, Dantas EH Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Expansion of undergraduate Nursing courses: study in Piauí].
[Expansion of undergraduate Nursing courses: study in Piauí]. Rev Bras Enferm. 2013 Jun;66(3):391-8 Authors: Rocha ME, Nunes BM Abstract A study of descriptive, exploratory and retrospective study with a quantitative approach is to evaluate the expansion of graduate programs in nursing in the state of Piauí in the period 1973 to 2008. It was researched, aided by a form, all ten institutions of higher education in this period, in Piauí. The results pointed to an expansion of nursing programs in the last 10 years, growth in the period 1973 to 2008 in the order of 1.300%. There was a tota...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Rocha ME, Nunes BM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Understanding the meaning of leadership to the undergraduate nursing student: a phenomenological approach].
This study aimed at understanding the meaning of leadership to undergraduate nursing students and the expectation related to their professional practice. Phenomenology was used as theoretical framework. Fifteen undergraduate nursing students were recruited as subjects and answered the following question: "What do you understand by leadership, and how can it be applied in your professional practice?" The topics which were revealed and analyzed, Leadership Styles and Leadership Exercise, enabled us to understand that the meaning attributed to leadership is unveiled as a dynamic process, and the style adopted is the...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Guerra KJ, Spiri WC Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Learning in online education: analysis of concept].
Abstract This work aimed at clarifying the concept learning in online education, expressed by the literature in the area of health. It is a study of analysis of concept, based on the Evolutionary Model, being highlighted attributes, background, consequents and substitute terms. Learning in the context of online education is characterized by a dynamic and continuous process of active construction of knowledge and acquisition of skills, with physical separation between students and teachers. Among the background events discussed stood out: interest and motivation in learning; dedication and time self-management; and...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Holanda VR, Pinheiro AK, Pagliuca LM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[The work of community health agents in health promotion: an integrative literature review].
This article is an integrative review that aimed to evaluate the available evidence in the literature on the development of strategies operationalized by community health agents for health promotion. Three databases were used - BDTD, LILACS and SciELO - and 2,179 publications were found, of which 58 were selected for analysis. The results were summarized in three empirical categories: Health promotion: challenges in reorienting the health care model, Educational practice in the daily work of community health agents and Vocational training in the perspective of Primary Health Care. The conclusion is that the construction of...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Pereira IC, Oliveira MA Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Effectiveness of the brief intervention for the use of abusive alcohol in the primary: systematic review].
Abstract The research identified clinical studies on the brief interventions for the abusive use of alcohol and analyzed the effectiveness of professional advises proposed to alcohol consumers. The systematic bibliographical study was based on articles published during the period of 1997 to 2010. Brief intervention strategy is effective in the reduction on the frequency and amount of alcohol use, with better results when the strategy is applied to the primary attention situations. All professionals obtained good results using this therapy. It was not possible to determine if the strategy is most effective when app...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Pereira MO, Anginoni BM, Ferreira Nda C, Oliveira MA, Vargas Dd, Colvero Lde A Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Adverse event in elderly patients in Intensive Care Unit].
This study aims to identify the scientific production in Latin America about the safety of aged people in the ICU and adverse events dealt in the literature. It is a systematic revision, with indexed key words. The inclusion and exclusion criteria were respected. Twenty papers were selected for analysis. Most of them were carried out after the year 2000, in Brazil, by professional nurses and physicians, dealing mostly with adverse events connected to mistakes with medicines, accidental remove of probes and catheters, nosocomial infections, errors in the procedure techniques and occurrence of pressure sores. In the selected...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Pedreira LC, Brandão AS, Reis AM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Counseling on HIV/AIDS: theoretical background for an evidence based clinical practice].
a KC Abstract As AIDS advances in Brazil, the Ministry of Health felt the need to sensitize and to train health professionals to work with questions provoked by this infection or by the disease. The implantation of counseling centers and support serological support (CTA) arose and became the main reference in counseling. The HIV / AIDS counseling is a device used by health professionals seeking to work information, guidance, risk assessment and support in accomplish the anti-HIV serology. However, it is necessary that this strategy have theoretical and philosophical fundaments that serve to underpin the counselor'...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Pequeno CS, Macêdo SM, Miranda KC Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Academic international cultural exchange: an experience of personal and scientific growth].
This study aimed to describe the student experience to integrate an international academic mobility program during undergraduate nursing. It is reported academic experience in Portugal, Algarve University, made possible by the Federal University of Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. The experience of exchange performed within six months, enabled the acquisition of new scientific knowledge and cultural rights, including innovations in healthcare technology, development of research and academic links. As contributions are expected to stimulate and intensify the international mobility especially at undergraduate level, c...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Dalmolin IS, Pereira ER, Silva RM, Gouveia MJ, Sardinheiro JJ Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

Disclosures of nurses on dengue.
PMID: 23887797 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Wiwanitkit V Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[In Process Citation].
Authors: PMID: 23887798 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

The second year of the Join Action Group in the administration of the National Network ABEn.
Abstract PMID: 23681372 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - February 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Cabral IE Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Quality of working life and burnout among nursing staff in Intensive Care Units].
Abstract This descriptive-correlational and cross-sectional study aimed to evaluate the quality of working life (QWL) and the presence of burnout among nursing professionals working at Intensive Care Units. The sample was composed of 53 nursing professionals from a university hospital located in the city of Londrina-PR, Brazil. Three instruments were used for data collection: socio-demographic and professional characterization, Visual Analogue Scale for QWL and Maslach Burnout Inventory. Data was collected from April to August, 2009. Among the participants, most were auxiliary nurses (52.8%), women (66.0%) and mar...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - February 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Schmidt DR, Paladini M, Biato C, Pais JD, Oliveira AR Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Factorial analysis of correspondence of the social representations about nurse nocturnal work].
Abstract The study aimed to apprehend the Social Representations of nurses on nocturnal work. It was based on the Theory of Social Representations with qualitative and quantitative approaches. The free evocations of 25 nurses in a public hospital in Salvador-Bahia were collected, that underwent the Factorial Analysis of Correspondence (FAC). The FAC revealed on the opposition game demonstrated, in Factor 1, opposition between shifts service and, in Factor 2, age x length of service. Seized on the semantic universe of nurses the nocturnal work is a Responsibility Work, Hard Work, Initiative Work and Financial Need....
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - February 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Veiga KC, Fernandes JD, Paiva MS Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Conceptions of nursing staff about the exposure to physical and chemical risks in hospital environment].
This study aimed to identify how the nursing team realizes the chemical and physical risks to which it is exposed in the hospital environment. This is a descriptive study, based on an exploratory field research, of quantitative source. Data were collected through a questionnaire administered to 33 professional nursing staff of a general hospital in the northwestern region of the state of Rio Grande do Sul, in the first half of 2011 and were analyzed using descriptive statistics. The workers noticed chemical and physical risks they are exposed and reported to recognize them, however, after the analysis of the responses, we ...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - February 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Sulzbacher E, Fontana RT Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Embracement in an emergency service: users' perception].
The objective was to understand how users of an emergency service see the nursing action in the user embracement. Interviews were carried out with 382 service users from October 2008 to March 2009. We randomly approached subjects that were assessed in the embracement and they directed to the emergency ward. It was verified that even though most users (34.5%) reported having being assisted by the nursing team, few reported having been guided by some professional of the embracement team (49.2%). The major difficulties experienced by users referred to the lack of information on care and respect in the assistance. We emphasize...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - February 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Guedes MV, Henriques AC, Lima MM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Communication between users and health workers in Family Health committees].
This study analyzed the communication between users and health workers in the board of Family Health. This is a qualitative study, in which the Habermas' Theory of Communicative Action was the theoretical framework used. Data collected revealed two intertwined dimensions: estrangements and approximations between users and health workers. In relation to estrangements, asymmetrical relationships are highlighted, characterized by coercion and manipulation on the part of the health workers, which are practices that harm the participation of users. On the other hand, moments of interaction and fights for rights addressed during...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - February 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Longhi MP, Craco PF, Palha PF Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Influence of communication in the hospital accreditation process].
Abstract The research objective was to examine the perspective of professionals, the major communication barriers experienced during the Accreditation process in a medium sized private hospital in Belo Horizonte. This is a qualitative study involving 34 health professionals from different categories. The survey results showed that the shortage of information, lack of objectivity, integrity and explicitness in the transfer of knowledge favors the rupture of the provision of quality services. The organizational communication is an effective tool to support major changes in companies, as it is the scope of hospital a...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - February 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Manzo BF, Brito MJ, Alves M Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Socio-demographic profile and lifestyle of workers of a metallurgical industry].
Abstract This is a cross-sectional study, carried out in a metallurgical industry in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, aiming to identify the demographic profile, health aspects such as body mass index, hours of sleep, smoking, alcohol consumption and lifestyle of the workers. We interviewed 182 workers who answered a questionnaire with socio-demographic, lifestyle and health. The majority was male (75.8%), with a mean age of 33.8 years, did leisure activities (88.5%) and did overtime (72.5%). Physical activity was referred by 55% of the workers, 17.6% smoked and 59.3% reported drinking alcohol. The investiga...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - February 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Battaus MR, Monteiro MI Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Worker with physical disability: weaknesses and disorders self referred].
This study aimed to investigate weaknesses and disorders experienced by workers with physical disabilities in their work environment. It is a descriptive case study, with qualitative approach. Data were collected from eight workers with physical disabilities and analyzed using thematic analysis. Most of the subjects surveyed reported having encountered difficulties in finding employment and mentioned the prejudice and obstacles to accessibility. Most of them do not identify risks for disease in the workplace. People with disabilities should have knowledge about their rights and about the occupational hazards they are expos...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - February 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Leal DR, Mattos GD, Fontana RT Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Occupational risks of a shoe industry from the workers' perspective].
Abstract This is a qualitative and descriptive study, which aimed to identify the occupational risks of a shoe industry, as well as the preventive measures taken against those risks, from the workers' perspective. The sample consisted of fifteen workers. Data were collected through semi-structured interviews and analyzed according to content analysis. The ethical aspects were respected and the research was approved by the Committee of Ethics in Research of the Northwest Regional University of Rio Grande do Sul. The results showed that the workers are aware of the risks of their work process, made use of safety mea...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - February 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Luz FR, Loro MM, Zeitoune RC, Kolankiewicz AC, Rosanelli CS Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Accountability of the other: discourses of nurses of the Family Health Strategy on the occurrence of dengue].
Abstract The aim of this investigation was to know, from the discourse of Family Health Strategy nurses, what are the behaviors of the population in relation to dengue, to improve communication between professionals and the population. A qualitative study was conducted with nurses in the Family Health Strategy of six selected cities, and the data were analyzed by the technique of the Collective Subject Discourse. The results showed four central ideas about the population's behavior, to who nurses attribute important part of the responsibility for the occurrence of dengue. The conclusion is that the discourse of nu...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - February 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Reis CB, Andrade SM, Cunha RV Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

Quality of life of primary caregivers of spinal cord injury survivors.
ni MR Abstract The aim of this study was to analyze quality of life of caregivers who are relatives of patients with spine cord injury (SCI). Fourteen women (seven caregivers and seven controls) were evaluated by the Medical Outcomes Study 36 - Item Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36) and the Caregiver Burden Scale (CBS) Questionnaires. The data from both questionnaires were compared using the Mann-Whitney U testing procedure for differences between caregivers and controls (p0.05), characterized by the percentage difference of 62%, 66.7%, 55%, 50%, 57% and 63% for tension, isolation, disappointment, emotional involve...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - February 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Graça A, Nascimento MA, Lavado EL, Garanhani MR Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Alcohol and alcoholism: attitudes of nursing students].
Abstract This is a descriptive exploratory study that aimed to verify nursing students' attitudes facing to the alcoholic drinks, alcoholism and alcoholics, according to their position in face of an attitudes scale items. For data collection, it was used the Scale of Attitudes to alcohol, alcoholism and alcoholic, applied to 144 nursing students. The results showed a tendency to negative attitudes of these students in face of alcoholism, alcoholic person and alcoholic drinks, since most participants were placed in category indifferent or disagree with the positive items, agreeing with negative scale items. We conc...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - February 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Vargas D, Bittencourt MN Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Awkward bodies, but not forgotten: representations of women and men about their wounded bodies].
io EC Abstract In this qualitative study, which aimed to capture and analyze the representations of the body injured, it were collected, through in-depth interviews, the discourses of eighteen adults, with chronic wounds, users of an outpatient service of a public hospital in the city of Salvador-BA, that cares of wounded individuals. From the analysis of the statements, through Thematic Content Analysis, emerged the following categories, related to the wounded body: It is a strange that promotes suffering; It is constantly watched; It is rejected; It is a prisoner; It is vulnerable to violence; It requires specia...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - February 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Carvalho ES, Paiva MS, Aparício EC Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[HIV seropositive women and their partners facing the decision of a pregnancy].
Abstract The purpose of this qualitative, descriptive exploratory study is to investigate the reasons why HIV seropositive women and their partners make the decision of becoming pregnant despite the risk of vertical transmission, contamination or reinfection of the partner. The subjects of this study were six pregnant women. Data collection was done through a semi-structured questionnaire which was organized in the NVIVO 2.0 software and interpreted through theme-based content analysis. Through this analysis three themes emerged: Pregnancy planning; Knowledge of HIV/AIDS transmission and treatment; Living in the c...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - February 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Cordova FP, Luz AM, Innocente AP, Silva EF Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Adolescence and sexuality: sexual scripts from the social representations].
This study aimed to identify the social representations of adolescents about sexuality, from their personal experiences. The research, of a qualitative and representational nature, was carried out with thirteen teenagers in a unit of education for young and adults. It has, as instrument for data collection, a semi-structured interview and focus group meetings. It was observed the coexistence of questions regarding sexuality and its relation to the sexual act itself; absence of dialogue between parents and children about this theme; and incipient school approach, with limitations of the contents about condom use. In this st...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - February 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Macedo Sda R, Miranda FA, Pessoa Júnior JM, Nóbrega VK Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Mothering the surgical newborn: foundations for nursing care].
Abstract The study aimed to understand the phenomenon of mothering in the presence of a neonatal surgery. This is a qualitative study, applying the life story method, engaging eighteen women-mothers of newborn undergoing surgery. The data, collected between July and August 2009, pointed to the emergence of two units of meaning: Separation, removal and rejection in the face of neonatal surgery and Experiencing a 'different' way of mothering'. Mothering in the presence of a neonatal surgery is a time of transition and adaptation against the unexpected, and what is normal and normative. Occurs in different ways, and ...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - February 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Reis AT, Santos Rda S Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Social interactions of preschool children with Down syndrome during extracurricular activities].
;o PP Abstract The aim of this research was to identify the process of social interaction of children with Down Syndrome (DS) during extracurricular activities in the regular early childhood education in Ribeirão Preto-SP, Brazil. Six children aged 3-6 years participated in this study. There were two recordings of each child in situations of social interaction during extracurricular activities, and analyzed by 15 behaviors, divided into two categories of social skills: interpersonal and self-expression. The results demonstrate that, in the interpersonal skill category, the higher occurrence was the behavior...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - February 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Lucisano RV, Pfeifer LI, Pinto MP, Santos JL, Anhão PP Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[National Policy of Humanization and education of health care professionals: integrative review].
This study aimed to know, through an integrative review of the literature, the scientific production about the National Policy of Humanization and education of health care professionals, from 2002 to 2010. Ten articles were analyzed in thematic strand through three axes: humanization and users caring, humanization and the work process, humanization and training. The articles point to the need to overcome the biological conception, valuing cultural aspects of users. The work process is marked by the devaluation of workers and by users deprived of their rights. The training of health professionals is grounded in health servi...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - February 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Barbosa GC, Meneguim S, Lima SA, Moreno V Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Elderly maltreatment: integrative review of the literature].
Abstract The study aimed to identify, through an integrative literature review, scientific knowledge, produced between 2005 and 2009 about the mistreatment of the elderly. It was selected sixteen studies in the data banks LILACS, SciELO and BDENF. Of the sixteen studies, 56.25% comprised original articles. The journal that published the most was the Public Health Journal (25%), being the majority of the studies from the Southeast (56.25%). The survey revealed that the physical violence was prevalent among the elderly; the home was the environment where aggression occurs more frequently; and family members were the...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - February 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Oliveira AA, Trigueiro DR, Fernandes Md, Silva AO Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Problematization of teamwork in nursing: experience report].
Abstract This is a report of experience in relation to teamwork, from the observation of the reality of clinical clerkship in nursing. It was held group dynamics with the nursing staff of the surgical clinic of a public hospital in Sao Paulo, with participation by eight nursing assistants and was used as a theoretical basis, the methodology of Curriculum, aimed at understanding reality it to intervene and transform it. Deficiency was observed in these participants self-criticism, as pointed out the problem in terms of teamwork always due to lack of cooperation of other colleagues, rather than the attitudes. This s...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - February 1, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Bergamim MD, Prado C Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

Nursing and care for the Brazilian Congress of Nursing: instrument of professional empowerment.
PMID: 23559164 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - November 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Mancia JR, Cardoso TV Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Nursing partnership with users in the defense of SUS].
Abstract This reflexive study aimed at presenting, based on the human rights framework, relevant elements for nursing care in the defense of the users of the Brazilian Single Health System (SUS). The assurance of health as a fundamental right and a government's responsibility was an achievement of the population through SUS, founded on the principles of universal, integral and equitable care, expanding the conception of health beyond the idea of the lack of disease, understood as quality of life. Nurses have a potential to perform a single role in the defense of the right to health and right to life and, by means ...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - November 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Ventura CA, de Mello DF, Andrade RD, Mendes IA Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research