[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

[Instrument for evaluating the actions of leprosy control in Primary Care.]
Abstract The study aimed to construct and validate an instrument to assess the leprosy actions control in primary care from the perspective of community health agents (CHA). This is a methodological study to validate instruments, based on the Classical Test Theory. The instrument was administered to 380 CHA of three municipalities in the state of Minas Gerais, in the period from July to December 2012. In the stage of face and content validity 17 items of the instrument were reduced. The factor analysis extracted eight factors that accounted for a percentage of 35.7% of the total variance. The principal components ...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Lanza FM, Vieira NF, Oliveira MM, Lana FC Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Contributions of health education groups to the knowledge of people with hypertension.]
This study investigated how the health knowledge is constructed by individuals with hypertension, accompanied by a team of family health. This is a qualitative descriptive study, conducted with nine individuals whose data were collected through semi-structured interviews and observation. The data was analyzed through thematic analysis. The construction of knowledge in health is influenced by many elements in the everyday life of the subjects. The dialogue and interaction with others are elements of greatest impact to build such knowledge. Thus, the health education group was pointed out as a relevant activity, both due to ...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Silva FM, Budó MD, Girardon-Perlini NM, Garcia RP, Sehnem GD, Silva DC Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Association between prenatal care and neonatal deaths, 2000-2009, Londrina-PR.]
Abstract The study aimed to analyze the prenatal care for mothers of infants who died in the neonatal period, in Londrina-PR, through a quantitative retrospective cohort study, between 2000 and 2009. Almost all women held the prenatal care (91.4 %), with 55.1 % up to six consultations. In ten years, the low number of visits (≤ 6) predominated. There was a statistically significant relationship between the number of prenatal visits and maternal sociodemographic variables (p
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Ferrari RA, Bertolozzi MR, Dalmas JC, Girotto E Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Representations of the midwife in the perspective of the pregnant woman.]
This study aimed to identify the social representations of the nurse specialist in maternal health and obstetrical care under the gaze of the pregnant woman using a qualitative study of 50 pregnant women in three municipalities of the Northwest Portugal, which carry out their antenatal care in the health center of their residence area. Data were collected through semi-structured interviews between February and July 2007 and analyzed based on content analysis. The results showed that the nurse midwife is faced as a friend, guide and support in helping to experience the whole process inherent in the birth. This research can ...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Martins MD, Remoaldo PC Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Abuse of alcohol and drugs and violence against women: experience reports.]
This study aimed to analyze the interface between the abuse of alcohol and other drugs by companions and the experience of women who has denounced violence situations. It is a qualitative research guided by the thematic content analysis, with interviews conducted in March and April 2010, with thirteen women who underwent the record of violence in a Police Station for Women and Police Emergency Department of a city in the interior of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. It was observed that, in a world surrounded by fights, humiliation, aggression, submission and suffering, the companion's abuse of alcohol and drugs enhanced the viol...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Vieira LB, Cortes LF, Padoin SM, Souza IE, Paula CC, Terra MG Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Prevalence of alcoholism in the profile of disability retirement among employees of a federal university.]
This study aimed to describe the causes of morbidity among servers retired for disability in a federal university; identify the socio-demographic and occupational profile of the retired for disability in general and for alcoholism; and make an association between these causes. This was a retrospective cross-sectional descriptive study; the population consisted of all servers retired for disability registered at the university. The total disability retirees was of 553 servers, especially in cases of retirement for psychiatric disorders (35.6%) as the leading cause of disability, and alcoholism led to the retirement of 9% of...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Brites RM, Abreu AM, Pinto JE Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Sociodemographic profile of smokers admitted to the psychiatric ward of a general hospital.]
Abstract From the interest of health professionals in tobacco control, stood out its high frequency in psychiatric population. This paper aimed to identify the socio-demographic profile of psychiatric patients who are also smokers, comparing with former smokers and non smokers. Exploratory survey, conducted from August 2010 to February 2012, involving psychiatric patients hospitalized in a general hospital, through interviews using a structured questionnaire. Out of the 433 persons hospitalized, 270 took part of this study; 83.7% are carriers of severe mental disorders; 35.6% are smokers, 14.1% former smokers and ...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Oliveira RM, Santos JL, Furegato AR Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Reasons attributed by professionals of an Intensive Care Unit for the absence at work.]
tilde;es AL Abstract This is an exploratory, descriptive study, with a qualitative approach, which aimed to identify the reasons attributed by nursing professionals for the absences at work; and to describe the alternatives proposed for the reduction of the absences in a teaching hospital. It was carried out in a Federal Public Hospital with 29 professionals from the Intensive Care Unit, the unit with the greater number of absences at work in 2008. Data were collected through focus groups and submitted to thematic content analysis. It was evidenced, as reasons for the occurrence of absenteeism, the influence of th...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Abreu RM, Gonçalves RM, Simões AL Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Risk factors for cardiovascular diseases among nursing professionals: strategies for health promotion.]
The objectives of this study are to identify modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors to cardiovascular diseases present in professional nursing and to describe strategies for health promotion to control and prevent these factors. It is a documentary and quantitative study, conducted with 165 professional nursing records of a public hospital in Fortaleza-CE. The analysis was made using descriptive statistics, with data presented in charts and tables. As a result it was found risk factors such as family history of arterial hypertension (72.9%), sedentary people (64.9%), overweight (56.4%), and high waist circumference (49...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Magalhães FJ, Mendonça LB, Rebouças CB, Lima FE, Custódio IL, Oliveira SC Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Embracement and anxiety symptoms in patients before cardiac surgery.]
Abstract This is a randomized clinical trial, aimed to compare the frequency and intensity of symptoms of anxiety in patients of preoperative cardiac surgery who received empathic behavior from nurse or family or those who received no specific type of empathic behavior. The sample consisted of 66 patients in preoperative of cardiac surgery, which were divided in three groups: empathic behavior by nurses, without specific empathic behavior and by family. Anxiety was assessed at two points in time: before and after the intervention. The instrument used was developed and validated by Suriano, comprising 19 defining c...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Assis CC, Lopes JD, Nogueira-Martins LA, Barros AL Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Perceptions of family members of patients with cancer on musical encounters during the antineoplastic treatment.]
Abstract Current research is a qualitative phenomenological analysis, structured on Heidegger's existential analysis, whose aim was the perception of cancer patients' relatives who live with subjects with cancer and with anticancer treatment, about the musical encounters. Five subjects living at the clinic run by the Maringá Female Network against Cancer participated at eight musical encounters during January and February 2011. The meeting mediated by the music can provide the relatives with a moment of existential introspection which lead them to a transcendental experience in coping with their existential...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Silva VA, Marcon SS, Sales CA Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Biopsychosocial determinants of the labor inclusion process of the person with a stoma.]
This study focused the social determinants of people with an ostomy that facilitate and / or hamper their work inclusion. The objectives were to identify and analyze the difficulties and facilities for people with an ostomy for work inclusion. Descriptive exploratory, qualitative research, carried out with 20 stomized through semi-structured interviews, using the Thematic Content Analysis. The results revealed that the main difficulties of ostomy to step into the working environment were the loss of sphincter control, social isolation and lack of opportunities suitable to your health condition new jobs. The main facilitato...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Mauricio VC, Souza NV, Lisboa MT Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Modes of subjectivity production of nurses for decision making.]
This study aimed to analyze the nurse's ways of production of subjectivity in decision-making processes that involve nursing care. We adopted qualitative research design. The investigative scenario was a philanthropic hospital in the State of Rio Grande do Sul. The study participants were twelve nurses working in this institution. For data collection, it was used the technique of focus group, with three focal meetings conducted in December 2011. From discussions among nurses, it was found that the nurse's ways of production of subjectivity oscillate between two extremes: a relationship of alienation and oppression, resulti...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Busanello J, Lunardi Filho WD, Kerber NP, Lunardi VL Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Nursing diagnoses in patients undergoing prostatectomy: identification of the significance of its components.]
ra AL Abstract Cross-sectional study conducted in a university hospital located in the Brazil's northeastern with 50 patients in the prostatectomy immediate postoperative. The study aimed to identify the defining characteristics and related/ risk factors that are associated with nursing diagnoses present in patients undergoing to prostatectomy. Nine nursing diagnoses that are statistically associated with related/ risk factors and defining characteristics were identified. We conclude that the considerable number of identified associations between nursing diagnoses and their elements shows that professionals, espec...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Saldanha ED, Medeiros AB, Frazão CM, Silva VM, Lopes MV, Lira AL Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

[Applicability of ICNP® based on the theory of modeling and role-modeling.]
This study aimed to analyze the proposal of educational plan organized through the Nursing Process, using the International Classification for Nursing Practice (ICNP®), based on the Theory of Modeling and Role Modeling, to one group of women in Maracanaú-CE, Brazil. A case study was carried out in an educational group of women. A qualitative approach conducted the data production guided by the Creative and Sensitive Method. Two main diagnoses emerged from the needs presented by the group: compromised health and adequate knowledge, as well as formulation of results and nursing interventions. This study indicates ...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - June 1, 2014 Category: Nursing Authors: Coelho MD, Miranda KC, Guedes MV, Monteiro AR, Silva LD, Leite AC Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research