[Professional competences of nurses and its management in a private hospital].
The objective of this research was to analyze how the professional competences of nurses of a private hospital (Belo Horizonte-MG) are configured and managed in their own perception. A descriptive case study was performed with a qualitative approach. The data from 15 interviews, including the application of a projective technique, were subjected to content analysis. The combination of practical and theoretical knowledge and the care for the patient were the core competences listed by the subjects, which are outsourced in various ways and managed primarily by themselves. Face the data and the limitations of the study, sugge...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - November 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Paiva KC, Junior WJ Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Dengue Almanac: readings and narratives of Community Health Agents].
This article discusses the results of a reading-and-appropriation study, as an approach methodology to narrative universe of Health Community Agents (ACS), using the Dengue Almanac (AD), an information-communication device. Workshops with groups of ACS from Rio de Janeiro city were developed using the Almanac, aiming it's de-construction and relational reading, to improve the comprehension about knowledge's construction and appropriation on dengue and health, and evaluate the AD as an info-communicational device. The results were categorized within three axes: informational abundance during dengue's epidemics and silence b...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - November 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: David HM, Marteleto RM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Understanding the meaning of being hospitalized in daily lives of children and teenager with chronic diseases].
Abstract The study tried to understand the meaning of hospitalization for children and teenagers with chronic diseases substantiated on Symbolic Interactionism and developed from the qualitative Assistential Converging Research whose participants were a child and three teenagers. Data collection took place through a nursing interaction process, participating observation, sensible listening and child drawing. During the analysis, the meaning of hospitalization was expressed as being ill, away from home, feeling pain, sadness, suffering, wishing to cry, nervousness, aggressiveness and losing freedom. It was also und...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - November 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: da Luz JH, Martini JG Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Youth and health: discourse analysis on supply and access to public facilities].
This study aimed to analyze young students' speeches about the conditions of access to public services and health through qualitative research. The students inquired live in rural and urban areas of the city of Vitória da Conquista - Bahia. The method used was the content analysis proposed by Bardin (1979) and Minayo (2006), and the technique of discussion groups for youth proposed by Weller (2006). PMID: 23559169 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - November 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Souza CL, Souzas R Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Men's Health Policy: perspectives of nurses for its implementation].
Abstract This is a qualitative research, aiming to describe and analyze the perception of nurses from the Family Health strategy on the importance and perspectives of implementation of the Men's Health Policy. It was developed in July 2011, in the Health Centers of Teresina-PI, with sixteen nurses. The data were obtained through semi-structured interviews; the speeches were categorized according to Bardin and analyzed in the light of the Symbolic Interactionism. The nurses consider this policy important and their prospects of implementation are supportive to the initiative of coping with difficulties for the inclu...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - November 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Alvarenga WA, e Silva SS, Silva ME, Barbosa LD, da Rocha SS Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Profile of multiple trauma occurrences in motorcycle drivers attended by the SAMU of Teresina-PI].
acute;jo AA Abstract The study aimed to investigate the profile of polytrauma occurrences in motorcycle drivers Service at Mobile Emergency Care of the county of Teresina-PI. We conducted a quantitative and documentary study, with information gathered through the medical records of that service, in 2009. Data collection was conducted from February to March of 2010. The motorcycles were involved in 84% of accidents, and men of 21 to 30 years old were the most affected. The weekend and the urban area recorded more cases. The musculoskeletal trauma (59%) stood out. The alcoholic victims numbered 12%. Mortality was of...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - November 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Neta DS, Alves AK, Leão Gde M, de Araújo AA Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Care to the elderly in Campinas-SP: qualitative study of managers and politicians].
Abstract The study aimed to identify, describe and analyze the practices carried out in the health of the elderly in the city of Campinas-SP, in the perspective of the health government representatives of the elderly, based on the National Policies. This is a qualitative study with thematic content analysis, from the perspective of individuals who assume strategic roles in the conduct of policy directed to the elderly in the county. Five central themes emerged from their comments: time and places; access conditions; population demands; human resources; health promotion and prevention of diseases and disorders; man...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - November 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: de Oliveira DC, Silva EM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Degree of dependence of hospitalized elderly according to the patients' classification system].
Abstract The study aimed to evaluate the degree of dependency of elderly inpatients, according to the classification system of patients, and to identify factors related to patient dependency to nursing care. Cross-sectional study with a sample of 161 elderly patients evaluated at the beginning, middle and end of hospitalization, according to the patient classification scale. It was identified a prevalence in the intermediate rating (52.2%); statistically significant association between the ages of 80 to 100 years with the middle and semi-intensive classes; 40% of the elderly classified to the semi-intensive care h...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - November 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Urbanetto Jde S, Marco R, Carvalho SM, Creutzberg M, Oliveira KF, Magnago TB Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Dependence to feed itself and food consumption in hospitalized elderly].
The objective of the study was to verify the association of food intake and the dependence to be fed in hospitalized elderly individuals who were interviewed in the first 24 hours after admission to a general hospital. Participated in the research 75 individuals average 70.9 years old, being 58.7% male and 17.3% showing dependence to be fed. There was no evident association between dependence to be fed and the intake of energetic and muscle building food, but there was an association with regulator food such as garlic and onion (p=0.00) and water (p=0.04). The need of nutritional orientation to the caretakers is suggested,...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - November 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Sass A, Marcon SS Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Workshops for cognitive stimulation adapted for elderly illiterate individuals with mild cognitive impairment].
Abstract The aim of this study was to assess the self-perception of memory in elderly illiterate with mild cognitive impairment, before and after workshops of cognitive stimulation adapted for illiterate individuals. The research was qualitative, held at the Health Unit of Taguatinga-DF, involving 63 elderly illiterate: 22 in the experimental group (EG), with 10 workshops; 21 in control group 1 (CG1), with 10 lectures; and 20 in the control group 2 (GC2), without intervention. Semi-structured interviews were carried on before and after the interventions, asking about memory status. The activities offered weekly to...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - November 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: dos Santos IB, Gomes L, de Matos NM, do Vale MS, dos Santos FB, Cardenas CJ, Alves VP Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Costs and consumption of material resources in pediatric intensive and semi-intensive care units].
This study aimed to characterize Pediatric Intensive and Semi-Intensive Care Units of a teaching hospital and investigate costs and consumption of material resources used to treat patients admitted to these units. This is a descriptive exploratory study with retrospective data and quantitative approach. Data were obtained from a Hospital Information System and analyzed according to the ABC classification. The average expenditures were similar in both the neonatal and cardiac units, and lower in Pediatric Intensive and Semi-Intensive care units. There was a significant variation in the monthly consumption of materials. High...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - November 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Zuliani LL, Jericó Mde C, de Castro LC, Soler ZA Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Situational low self-esteem in pregnant women: an analysis of accuracy].
Abstract To investigate the accuracy of defining characteristics of Situational low self-esteem we developed a cross-sectional study, with 52 pregnant women assisted in a family centre. The NANDA-I taxonomy was used as well as the Rosenberg's scale. The diagnosis was present in 32.7% of the sample and all characteristics presented statistical significance, except "Reports verbally situational challenge to its own value". The characteristics "Indecisive behavior" and "Helplessness expressions" had 82.35% of sensitivity. On the other hand, the characteristics "Expression of feeling...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - November 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Cavalcante JC, de Sousa VE, Lopes MV Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Characterization of physical violence experienced by prostitutes living inside the state of Piauí].
[Characterization of physical violence experienced by prostitutes living inside the state of Piauí]. Rev Bras Enferm. 2012 Nov-Dec;65(6):984-90 Authors: da Penha JC, Cavalcanti SD, de Carvalho SB, Aquino Pde S, de Galiza DD, Pinheiro AK Abstract This is a descriptive exploratory study with a quantitative approach, which aimed to characterize the physical violence suffered by prostitutes of Piauí and identify the prevalence of this disease. The study included 76 prostitutes registered in the Association of Sex Professionals of Picos, county of the state of Piauí, Brazil. The data collec...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - November 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: da Penha JC, Cavalcanti SD, de Carvalho SB, Aquino Pde S, de Galiza DD, Pinheiro AK Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Production of knowledge on health promotion and nurse's practice in primary health care].
Abstract This is an integrative review that examines the national scientific production on health promotion and nurse's practice in the field of primary health care. With the development of the study, it was found that the discussion of this theme is little explored in nursing and that health promotion is still understood as synonymous of health education and / or prevention of disease. It is concluded that health education is an essential strategy to achieve the health promotion, understanding that one is not restricted to the other. Moreover, it is necessary that nurses recognize health promotion as a field of p...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - November 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Mascarenhas NB, Melo CM, Fagundes NC Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Perinatal outcome in women suffering from chronic hypertension: literature integrative review].
Abstract The study aimed to identify patterns in the evolution of risk of perinatal outcomes of pregnant women with chronic hypertension in order to compare the results of the pregnancy outcome. It was held an integrative literature with time span between the years 1990 and 2010, in the databases LILACS, SciELO and MEDLINE. As results, it was observed that pregnant women had chronic hypertensive superimposed preeclampsia (20% to 78%), fetal growth restriction (8.5% to 30.7%), prematurity (32.4% to 86.4%), cesarean section (69 2%), placental abruption (3.75% to 8.4%), fetal death (9.5% to 27.2%), cardiovascular com...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - November 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Henrique AJ, Borrozzino NF, Gabrielloni MC, Barbieri M, Schirmer J Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Nursing interventions for the care of patients with arthritis: an integrative review].
Abstract This integrative review aimed to analyze the scientific literature related to nursing care for patients with arthritis. Twelve experimental studies were included, randomized and controlled, published in CINAHL, MEDLINE, SciELO and LILACS databases, using the controlled keywords "arthritis" and "nursing". The results indicated the effectiveness of music therapy, neuromuscular electrical stimulation, therapeutic touch and guided imagery associated with relaxation, for the treatment of pain. Being treated by a specialist nurse increased satisfaction with care, improved the impact of the d...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - November 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: dos Santos DS, de Carvalho EC Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Convergent Care Research: use in developing models of nursing care].
Abstract The present text is a theoretical reflection upon the importance of Nursing care models for the consolidation of this discipline, concerning the contribution of Convergent Care Research (Pesquisa Convergente Assistencial -PCA) in elaborating such models. Beyond this, this article discusses the importance of Convergent Care Research in the convergence of the academic and practical worlds of nursing, which aid towards a safe practice, systematize care, and establish connections between pragmatism and scientism, leading nurses to adopt more solid knowledge construction postures. PMID: 23559182 [PubMed -...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - November 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Rocha PK, do Prado ML, da Silva DM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[School Health Program implementation in Fortaleza-CE: performance of the Family Health Strategy staff].
Abstract This work reports the experience of implementation of the School Health Program (PSE) by a team from the Family Health Strategy (FHS) in a public school in Fortaleza-CE, Brazil. The activities included conference about the deployment of the PSE with teachers and members of the FHS, workshops with students, clinical and dental assessment for adolescents and delivery of Booklets of Adolescent Health. The implementation of the PSE allowed health professionals to perceive their social role as educators and provided adolescents a greater contact with the staff from FHS. The rapprochement between the school and...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - November 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: de Santiago LM, Rodrigues MT, de Oliveira Junior AD, Moreira TM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Superficial venous formation of the cubital fossa: aspects of interest for nursing practice].
Abstract The aim of this study is to contribute to the knowledge to assists the nursing staff to identify the most common types of venous formations of the cubital fossa region, and also focus on the importance of always being alert to unusual cases as that reported here. Through a literature review, we found that the venous formations of this region can be classified into five common types, bring the Type II the was most frequent. We also found that MCV is considered the best puncture site, followed by MBV. We also describe an anatomical variation, in which we observed the absence of communication between BV and ...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - November 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Alves N Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[In Process Citation].
Authors: PMID: 23559185 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - November 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

Nursing and care for the elderly at home.
es LH PMID: 23338573 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Alvarez AM, Gonçalves LH Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[The interface of nursing care with the aged attention policies].
The objective was to make an explanation on the interface of nursing care with the elder care policies. It is presented the aging phenomenon as a global reality and a victory of modern society; the situation of elderly people and the social consequences of aging in Spain; the dependence and assistance needs; the situation of elderly people in Brazil; comparison between Spain and Brazil; dependency levels; and the solutions that nurses provide and home care as a basis for a better future. The considerations given are: meeting the dependency must be addressed immediately, considering the failures in other countries, to avoid...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Darder JJ, Carvalho ZM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Caregivers of dependent elderly at home: changes in family relationships].
Abstract The study aimed to identify, in the view of the caretaker, the changes that happened in the family relationships after a dependence generator event on aged person, and the factors that provoked it. It is a field study with a qualitative approach. It was carried out recorded interviews with eight family caregivers, during home visits, with guiding questions and observations being recorded in a field diary. The content analysis of Bardin was applied, being constructed categories and subcategories. The familiar union preexisting to the dependence situation predisposes positive changes, favored with formal an...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Pedreira LC, Oliveira AM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Drug use by elderly residents in long-stay institutions, Brasília-DF, Brazil].
[Drug use by elderly residents in long-stay institutions, Brasília-DF, Brazil]. Rev Bras Enferm. 2012 Oct;65(5):737-44 Authors: Oliveira MP, Novaes MR Abstract The aim of this study is to describe the drug utilization by 154 elderly from five long-stay institutions of Brasilia-DF, Brazil, through a questionnaire adapted from the Dader Method. The sample is characterized mostly of men, age of 74.6 years, with preserved cognition, low income and low education level and in use of four to five medications. The adherence to pharmacotherapy is compromised by low knowledge about current medical prescriptio...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Oliveira MP, Novaes MR Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Prevention of sexually transmitted diseases in the point of view of elderly clients of a Family Health Strategy].
Abstract The aim of this study was to assess the knowledge of elderly people on preventive actions to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the context of the Family Health Strategy (FHS). This is a cross-sectional study, involving 94 elderly, aged ≥ 60 years, attached to the ESF in Serra Gaucha (a region at Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil). The results indicate parity in the sample for sexual activity and prevalence of sexual activity with the same partner. Older people have knowledge of how to prevent STDs, mostly by the use of condoms. Most interviewees reported they received no information from FHS team. Those ...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Cezar AK, Aires M, Paz AA Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Construction and validation of an instrument to assess the Reception with Risk Rating].
da LM Abstract Methodological study, carried out between April to December 2010, which aimed to describe the criteria for construction, appearance and content validation of an instrument to assess the Reception with Risk Rating (RRR). The strategies of Content Validation through Delphi technique and Appearance Validation were used. The appreciation of the instrument was made by a panel of judges, consisting of ten nurses, teachers with titration of specialists, teachers and/or doctors with experience in RRR. We conclude that the instrument has content and appearance validity to assess the RRR because the indices o...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Bellucci Júnior JA, Matsuda LM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[User embracement and attachment in the humanization of nursing care for people with diabetes mellitus].
Abstract It is a qualitative research, which aimed to evaluate the user embracement and attachment in the humanization of nursing care for people with Diabetes Mellitus in a public specialized outpatient service. The theoretical support was the National Policy of Humanization of the Health Ministry / Brazil. Data was collected through semi-structured interviews with twenty people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, between 2010 March and May. The analysis resulted in four categories that explore listening and dialogue, relationships, problem solving and access. People with diabetes recognize the user embracement and a...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Arruda C, Silva DM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[History of care to women in the Maternity Carmela Dutra, Florianópolis-SC, Brazil (1956-2001)].
This study examines the practices of care developed by nurses to women at Maternity Carmela Dutra, Florianópolis, Santa Catarina state, Brazil, in the period 1956 to 2001. It is a qualitative research with socio-historical approach. Nine nurses were interviewed using the technique of thematic oral history. The data were categorized using thematic content analysis and based on the foulcaultian theoretical framework. Four categories emerged: Context of Motherhood; care practices to women on admission; care practices to women on childbirth and care practices to women on puerperium. It was concluded that the care provid...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Gregório VR, Padilha MI Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Effectiveness of a Training Course on the Measure of Uterine Height for nurses and nursing students].
Abstract A prospective, longitudinal study sought to quantify the intra and inter-observer variability of the uterine height (UH) measurement and verify the contribution of a training course for nurses and nursing students in measurement bias. We selected two participants who performed two measurements in 20 pregnant women before and after the course. We calculated the intra and inter-observer variability, the coefficient of intraclass correlation, the absolute and relative technical error of measurement and the measure reliability. The paired t test showed a statistically significant reduce (p = 0.0396) in the me...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Paiva CC, Freire DM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Reinterpretation of the potentiality of Critical-emancipative Workshops].
Abstract This qualitative study aims to discuss the potential of Critical-emancipative Workshops utilizing the Tree of Knowledge as a facilitator strategy. The theoretical basis that constitutes this workshop was: the critical-emancipative education and empowerment; emotions as constructors of knowledge; the dialectical approach to transform reality and awareness; participation and shared responsibility. The study was conducted with 95 professionals working in 12 Family Health Staff in a city in the province of São Paulo, Brazil. The results indicate that the potential of the Critical-emancipatory Workshops...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Fonseca RM, Amaral MA Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Fathers' experiences during the hospitalization of the premature newborn in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit].
This study aimed to understand the fathers' experiences during the hospitalization of premature newborn in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at a public hospital in Feira de Santana, Bahia. This is a qualitative descriptive exploratory study that was approved by the Ethics Committee of the Faculty of Technology and Sciences, and carried out in a public hospital in Bahia, with nine fathers who accompanied their children hospitalized in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The data were analyzed through content analysis. The results showed that premature births cause feelings of surprise, anxiety and fear in the fathers. It is n...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Santos LM, Silva CL, Santana RC, Santos VE Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Qualifying child care in Primary Health Care].
This study aimed to understand modes of child care in Primary Health Care, supported by the Grounded Theory. Twenty-nine subjects participated in the research, including managers, coordinators of nursing and medicine courses, doctors, nurses and mothers of children assisted by the Family Health Strategy in São Luís-MA, Brazil. To collect data it was used a semi-structured interview. The category Qualifying child care at PHC and its respective subcategories recognize that care has different meanings based on the value of life and human dignity and that the value of care is built by efforts, collaboration, comm...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Sousa FG, Erdmann AL Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[The presence of family members in the pediatric chemotherapy room].
Abstract The purpose was to analyze the needs of the family companion that follows the child in the chemotherapy unit from the standpoint of the child in treatment. It was a qualitative study. We used the adaptation of drawing-story with themes for the production of empirical data from seven children with cancer. The analysis was done using a thematic interpretation. For children, the family needs are: to incentive to change among family members as caregivers of the child; counseling and training for all family members who accompany the children; comfort for the family to remain with the child; autonomy for the fa...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Gomes IP, Amador DD, Collet N Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[The concept of risk and its symbolic effects in accidents with sharp instruments].
Abstract The study aims to understand the occupational risks as symbolic processes that shapes the daily activities of health professionals that manipulate sharps objects. Descriptive research was conducted at a university hospital, with information collected through the survey on the accidents at work in Intensive Care and hospital laundry, with the application of 105 questionnaires. The information was analyzed through an interdisciplinary perspective, and enabled the conciliation of quantitative and qualitative analysis. The results revealed that although the number of accidents is low, it is still necessary to...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Silva EJ, Lima Mda G, Marziale MH Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Education and professional experience in the context of a Regional Management Board].
This study aimed to analyze the nurses' role in a Regional Management Board - COGERE from their academic formation and understand the technologies used by them in their work process. It is a case study with twelve administrators from COGERE. Data were collected through interviews and analyzed using thematic analysis. The nursing academic formation was grounded in the biomedical model, which mobilizes hard and light-hard technologies, but not enough to hard technologies. The role of nurses in the field of health management requires a greater incorporation of the concept of co-responsibility between the educational system an...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Barrios ST, Prochnow AG, Ferla AA, Brêtas AC Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Meaning given by health workers of Belo Horizonte-MG to the principle of resolvability in everyday actions].
Abstract This is a qualitative study, based on comprehensive sociology, which aimed to understand the meaning assigned by health professionals of Belo Horizonte-MG, Brazil, to the principle of resolvability in the everyday actions of health. Thirty-two workers were the informants of this research. We used a semi-structured interview technique and content analysis. Professionals describe what is the solution and the factors that hinder their achievement. They realize, too, that patients do not always leave the Units with the response they want; and that the service is resolute in that matches your level of attentio...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Torres LM, Marques LM, Tannure MC, Penna CM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[National studies on family caregivers of older persons: integrative review].
Abstract It is an integrative literature review of Brazilian scientific production on elderly family caregivers, which sought to highlight the profile of papers published in national and international, from January 2005 to September 2010, indexed in MEDLINE, CINAHL and LILACS. It was found 76 studies, published in Portuguese, Spanish or English. Twenty five were selected; most of them were published in 2009 in nursing and public health journals. The sample was divided into the following topics, according to the theme: "building the caregiver's role", "caregivers' quality of life and burden", &q...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Oliveira DC, D'Elboux MJ Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Scales for evaluation of the overload of caregivers of patients with Stroke].
The objective of the study was to evaluate the available productions in literature about scales to measure the overload of caregivers of patients with stroke. It was carried out a bibliographical revision in three databases: LILACS, CINAHL and SCOPUS. In 23 works, 24 different scales were identified, and the most cited were: the Caregiver Strain Index, the Caregiver Burden Scale, the Caregiver Reaction Assessment, the Sense of Competence Questionnaire, the Relatives Stress Scale and the Zarit Burden Interview. The use of scales to measure the overload is an important tool to evaluate the context in which the caregiver is i...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Oliveira AR, Costa AG, Sousa VE, Araujo TL, Silva VM, Lopes MV, Cardoso MV Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Elderly human being with ostomy and environments of care: reflection on the perspective of complexity].
Abstract This is discussion about the relationship between elderly human beings with ostomy and their environments care, under the perspective of Complexity Edgar Morin. An axis holds the reflection: environments of care for elderly humans with ostomy. In this sense, we present three types of environment that surround the context of elderly humans with ostomy: home environment, group environment and hospital environment. This brings, as a social contribution, a new look about resizing caring of elderly humans with ostomy in their environment. It is considered that the environment hosting this human being contains ...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Barros EJ, Santos SS, Lunardi VL, Lunardi Filho WD Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Competency to provide cross-cultural nursing care for people with disability: a self-assessment instrument].
This study addresses the Cross-Cultural Nursing Theory, which develops foundations for care delivery, as the essence of nursing work, based on anthropology, which supports and explains culture and care aspects. This reflexive study was based on the Theory Analysis method to study the concepts aimed at constructing a Self-Assessment Instrument of Competencies for Cross-Cultural Care to Disabled People. After analyzing the main concepts, Culturally Competent Care and Cultural Communication, were analyzed, as well as the sub-concepts: assessment, values, bio-cultural diversity, skill, knowledge, identity, code and cultural em...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Pagliuca LM, Maia ER Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Educational Mercosur in the Nursing career].
This article discusses the movement on the academic background of the Nursing career and the history of educational integration, presenting the accreditation system for university courses of Mercosul, the Arcu-Sul, and also the sectors responsible for this process and the prospects for Nursing in Mercosul. We believe that for the development of a critic, reflective and social-political committed professional is essential to invest in training and in the quality of education centers in Nursing. PMID: 23338593 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Schmoeller R, Schveitzer MC, Arruda C, Backes VM, Prado ML, Martini JG Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Virtual learning environment in nursing education: an experience report].
Abstract New Technologies of Information / Communication offer the option of using a virtual learning environment (VLE), which allows for greater interactivity in daily nursing education urging educators to rethink their teaching practices. The aim of this study was to report the experience of the use of virtual environment in nursing education from the perspective of students. The discipline "Nursing Education: Trends and Challenges" was given to 78 students from the 4th semester of undergraduate nursing, from which 48 answered a questionnaire with closed and, among these, 33 answered an open question a...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - October 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Prado C, Santiago LC, Silva JA, Pereira IM, Leonello VM, Otrenti E, Peres HH, Leite MM Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

A decade of National Curriculum Guidelines: achievements and challenges.
PMID: 23258672 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - August 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Cabral IE, Teixeira E Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Complexity and the reconnection of interdisciplinary knowledge: contribution of Edgar Morin's thoughts].
Abstract This theoretical reflection aimed at bringing the complexity concept closer to the reconnection of interdisciplinary knowledge in Nursing/Heath. This reflection has arisen through the writings of Edgar Morin and other authors and was aimed at the need for a rethinking of Nursing/Health in the complex perspective, and had systemic care as its main focus. It was organized in three actions: firstly, thinker Edgar Morin is introduced; secondly, complexity is brought in; finally, the interrelation between complexity and reconnection of interdisciplinary knowledge in Nursing/Health is done. PMID: 23258673 ...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - August 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Santos SS, Hammerschmidt KS Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Survival of women with breast cancer, of a city in the south of Brazil].
Abstract A retrospective cohort study was carried out aiming to evaluate the survival of 655 women with breast cancer, seen in the Single Health System, Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil. For the analysis of survival, the method of Kaplan-Meier and Cox model was applied. The survival according to the staging of women was significantly different in accordance with the results of the test of Log-rank Test. The rate of risk of instantaneous death between the stages I/II, I/III and I/IV was 3.26, 15.40 and 25.51, respectively. These findings are in consonance with literature data, and indicate that the staging is a va...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - August 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Ayala AL Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Maternal perceptions about the birth of a premature child and care after discharge].
Abstract This is a qualitative study, which aimed to identify maternal perceptions on premature birth and care of the newborn during hospitalization and after discharge. The data were collected through semi-structured interviews with 16 mothers of premature infants in NICU or in follow up ambulatory for infants discharged from NICU. The interviews were taped, transcribed and analyzed based on Content Analysis. Results revealed feelings of sadness, anguish, guilt and powerlessness. It was also reveled confidence in the health care team, uncertainty with the care of child at home, the importance of social network su...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - August 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Anjos LS, Lemos Dde M, Antunes LA, Andrade JM, Nascimento WD, Caldeira AP Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Risk factors for neonatal mortality in the city of Serra, Espírito Santo].
The objective was to analyze the risk factors associated with neonatal mortality in the city of Serra, ES. We studied non-concurrent cohort, using the technique of Linkage that relate the 32.275 live births with 273 neonatal deaths occurred in the period from 2001 to 2005, using data from SINASC and SIM. After adjustments in the logistic regression, factors associated with mortality were: uneducated mothers, maternal age 35 years old, born in a public hospital, no prenatal consultation, birth weight. PMID: 23258676 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - August 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Lima Ede F, Sousa AI, Griep RH, Primo CC Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Profile of morbidity of children hospitalized in a public hospital: implications for Nursing].
Abstract One aimed to know the causes of hospitalization among children under five years in a public hospital in Paraná to subsidize nursing actions. A descriptive, quantitative, exploratory study was carried out, with inferential statistical analysis. One assessed 722 medical records from 2005-2009. It was observed that children under one year had more hospitalizations (42%) than those with one to five years; a higher percentage of male admissions (65%); respiratory diseases predominated (56%) compared to all other; mean length of stay of 9.4 days for those under one year and 8.3 days for children under fi...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - August 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Oliveira BR, Viera CS, Furtado MC, Mello DF, Lima RA Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Cardiovascular risk factors in young adults of a city of the Brazilian Northeastern].
This study investigates the cardiovascular risk factors in young adults in the interior of northeastern Brazil. This quantitative study conducted with 351 young adults from school 12 public schools in Juazeiro do Norte, Ceará, at random selected and stratified by school and turn. The results were mostly female, mixed, combining study and work, without a partner and living with their parents. There was physical inactivity (57.3%), obesity/ overweight (19.4%), adding salt to food (54.4%), alcohol intake (76.1%), hypertension (1.1%) with 50 % of non-adherence to treatment, diabetes mellitus (0.6%) and family history of...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - August 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Gomes EB, Moreira TM, Pereira HC, Sales IB, Lima FE, Freitas CH, Rodrigues DP Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Use of lancets or needles in the blood glucose self-monitoring at home].
Abstract Sectional descriptive study that aimed to understand the behavior of people with diabetes mellitus in relation to the practice of use of lancets and / or needles in self-monitoring of blood glucose at home The study was conducted at the Centro de Saúde Escola Joel Domingos Machado, da Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto-SP, from August 2008 to July 2009. Data were collected through direct interviews, involving 57 subjects. The results showed that 41 (71.9%) people reuse lancets and / or needles, in a frequency of 1-5 times (52.6%). All subjects reported they did not share the same lancet...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - August 1, 2012 Category: Nursing Authors: Teixeira CR, Zanetti ML, Landim CA, Rodrigues FF, Santos EC, Becker TA, Pinto IC, Paula FJ Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research