State of Nursing in Brazil.
PMID: 33331493 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - December 9, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Oliveira APC, Ventura CAA, Silva FVD, Angotti Neto H, Mendes IAC, Souza KV, Pinheiro MIC, Silva MCND, Padilla M, Ramalho NM, Souza WVB Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

2020 - A Significant Year for Nursing.
PMID: 33331494 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - December 9, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Stilwell B Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Brazilian transgender children and adolescents: Attributes associated with quality of life.
CONCLUSION: the statements indicate that lives of transgender children and adolescents are impacted by social, physical, and mental factors due to the stigma and discrimination experienced. It is expected to contribute to the formulation of public policies related to transgender children and adolescents and expand the discussion on the citizens' duties and rights in relation to transsexuality. PMID: 33174991 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - November 13, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Nascimento FK, Reis RA, Saadeh A, Demétrio F, Rodrigues ILA, Galera SAF, Santos CBD Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Structural empowerment of nurses in the hospital setting.
CONCLUSION: the level of structural empowerment of the nurses was moderate, which means partial access to opportunities, resources, support, and information of the institution. PMID: 33174992 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - November 13, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Moura LN, Camponogara S, Santos JLGD, Gasparino RC, Silva RMD, Freitas EO Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Elderly individuals living by themselves: knowledge and measures to prevent the novel coronavirus.
a LPM Abstract OBJECTIVE: to describe the occurrence of COVID-19 and the health services used by elderly individuals living by themselves; identify the knowledge held by elderly individuals regarding the transmission, signs and symptoms of COVID-19, as well as factors associated with poor knowledge of preventive measures according to sociodemographic and clinical variables. METHOD: cross-sectional survey conducted by telephone or mobile with 123 elderly individuals living by themselves in the Health Macro-Region of Triângulo Sul in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. Descriptive analysis was performed al...
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - November 13, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Tavares DMDS, Oliveira NGN, Marchiori GF, Guimarães MSF, Santana LPM Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Nursing now and always: evidence for the implementation of the Nursing Now campaign.
CONCLUSION: knowledge about the dynamics of the factors that converged to the development of the Nursing Now campaign may be a condition for achieving its goals. This reality reveals evidence that global health will not be ensured without strengthening Nursing first. PMID: 33174994 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - November 13, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Mendes IAC, Ventura CAA, Silva MCND, Lunardi VL, Silva ÍR, Santos SSD Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Clinical simulation for nursing competence development in cardiopulmonary resuscitation: systematic review.
CONCLUSION: clinical simulation proved to be effective for the development of clinical competence in cardiopulmonary resuscitation of nursing students. PMID: 33174995 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - November 13, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Nascimento JDSG, Nascimento KGD, Oliveira JLG, Alves MG, Silva ARD, Dalri MCB Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Educational technologies on sexually transmitted infections for incarcerated women.
CONCLUSION: the technologies on sexually transmitted infections used in health education for incarcerated women may contribute to adherence to the prevention of this serious public health problem in the context of deprivation of liberty. PMID: 33174996 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - November 13, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Carvalho IDS, Guedes TG, Bezerra SMMDS, Alves FAP, Leal LP, Linhares FMP Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Hospital care for elderly COVID-19 patients.
CONCLUSION: the COVID-19 pandemic presented itself quickly and was widely reported in all countries. The health systems need to reorganize for care to the global population, especially the elderly, considering their weaknesses and also the lack of prior professional training to offer care to this population. PMID: 33174997 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - November 13, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Fhon JRS, Silva LM, Leitón-Espinoza ZE, Matiello FB, Araujo JS, Rodrigues RAP Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Realist evaluation for programs and services in the health area: an integrative review of the theoretical and methodological literature.
CONCLUSION: It is indicated that the realist evaluation is to be conducted in 21 stages. It takes into account qualitative and procedural methods, which makes it powerful for understanding human and social relationships in the context analyzed. Theories that come from evaluating the functioning of the programs analyzed have greater explanatory chances if they are built by reference to the social totality. PMID: 33084770 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - October 23, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Quintans JR, Yonekura T, Trapé CA, Soares CB Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Self-esteem assessment of young female university students according to race/skin color criteria.
CONCLUSION: although no significant association was identified between self-reported skin color or race and level of self-esteem, young black women have lower mean self-esteem scores than young non-black women. Strategies that strengthen the self-esteem of young female university students are necessary to prevent harms to their physical and mental health, and, consequently, to their academic performance. PMID: 33084772 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - October 23, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Silva MND, Monteiro JCDS Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Effect of cryotherapy in preventing mucositis associated with the use of 5-fluorouracil.
CONCLUSION: cryotherapy did not obtain statistical significance in relation to oral hygiene with serum, but it proved to be effective intragroup. Record number: RBR-4k7zh3. PMID: 33084773 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - October 23, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Rodrigues AB, Aguiar MIF, Oliveira PP, Alves NP, Silva RA, Vitorino WO, Lopes TSS Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Suicidal thinking, depression, and religiosity in a freedom-deprived population.
CONCLUSION: the prison context is complex and contains peculiarities that cause the involvement of mental health problems, as well as self-harming thoughts. Considering the relevance of the subject at issue, this work stands out in view of the scarce scientific production on the subject. PMID: 33084774 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - October 23, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Ranuzi C, Santos TGD, Araujo ACMC, Rodrigues LR Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Referral to the national network of integrated care: the nurses' perception.
CONCLUSION: the referral process is a very bureaucratic and time-consuming procedure, which not only conditions and delays users' access to the National Network of Integrated Continuous Care network, contributing to the worsening of the clinical status of some patients. The number of professionals is insufficient, inducing the demand for services through urgency. The focus on primary care should seek to improve inequalities in access, compete for more equitable and accessible care, generating more quality in health care. PMID: 33084775 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - October 23, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Fonseca-Teixeira SA, Parreira P, Mónico L, Salgueiro-Oliveira A, Amado JC Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Construction and validation of an instrument for the structural assessment of wards for urinary continence in older adults.
CONCLUSION: the instrument reached content validity, requiring application for clinical validation. However, it can be used by researchers and health staff in hospital settings, in order to identify structural weaknesses and guide the priority of interventions for the quality and safety of this care. PMID: 33084776 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - October 23, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Góes RP, Pedreira LC, Valente CO, Mussi FC, Souza ML, Amaral JBD Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Classification and evaluation of the environment of the professional nursing practice in a teaching hospital.
Abstract OBJECTIVE: to classify and evaluate the environment of the professional nursing practice in a teaching hospital. METHOD: a cross-sectional study conducted with 188 nurses from a teaching hospital in the state of São Paulo, SP, Brazil. A questionnaire with sociodemographic and professional data and the Brazilian version of the Practice Environment Scale were used to classify and evaluate the environment of the professional nursing practice. Data was analyzed using Student's t-test, analysis of variance, Mann-Whitney, and Kruskal-Wallis tests with a significance level of 5% (p
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - October 23, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Yanarico DMI, Balsanelli AP, Gasparino RC, Bohomol E Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Performance of the rapid triage conducted by nurses at the emergency entrance.
CONCLUSION: the nurses overestimated the classification of patients as high priority, and rapid triage performed better than MTS in predicting admission to the emergency observation unit. PMID: 33084778 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - October 23, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Moura BRS, Nogueira LS Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Strategic directions for strengthening nursing and midwifery: potentialities and connections in the complex perspective.
CONCLUSION: the strategic directions corroborate the complex perspective because they value multidimensionality in the challenges for the professional practice of nurses and obstetricians. However, these challenges are also related to contextual, political, and leadership factors. PMID: 33084779 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - October 23, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Silva ÍR, Mendes IAC, Ventura CAA Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Validation of an educational manual for breast cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy.
Abstract OBJECTIVE: to validate the content and appearance of an educational manual for breast cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy. METHOD: methodological research, which had the Theory of Psychometry as a theoretical-methodological reference. The minimum 80% Concordance Index was considered to ensure the adequacy of the material. The sample consisted of 17 experts in the subject area of the educational manual and 12 patients previously submitted to radiotherapy due to the diagnosis of breast cancer. RESULTS: two items of the expert evaluation tool were found to have a concordance index
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - October 23, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Cruz FOAMD, Faria ET, Reis PEDD Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Effectiveness of ginger in reducing metabolic levels in people with diabetes: a randomized clinical trial.
CONCLUSION: the use of ginger can help in the treatment of people with diabetes, and data support the inclusion of this herbal drug in the clinical practice of nurses. RBR-2rt2wy. PMID: 33053078 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - October 20, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Carvalho GCN, Lira-Neto JCG, Araújo MFM, Freitas RWJF, Zanetti ML, Damasceno MMC Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Effect of a breastfeeding educational intervention: a randomized controlled trial.
Abstract OBJECTIVE: to assess the effect of a breastfeeding educational intervention on the counseling provided to postpartum women. METHOD: this is a randomized controlled trial including 104 postpartum women (intervention group = 52 and control group = 52) from a private hospital, whose educational intervention was based on the pragmatic theory and on the use of a soft-hard technology called Breastfeeding Educational Kit (Kit Educativo para Aleitamento Materno, KEAM). Women were followed-up for up to 60 days after childbirth. Chi-Squared Test, Fischer's Exact Test, and Generalized Estimating Equation were u...
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - October 8, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Souza EFDC, Pina-Oliveira AA, Shimo AKK Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Teaching Basic Life Support to schoolchildren: quasi-experimental study.
Abstract OBJECTIVE: to evaluate the knowledge of basic education students before and after educational intervention on Basic Life Support in a situation of adult cardiorespiratory arrest. METHOD: quasi-experimental study conducted with 335 students from three elementary schools. Data was collected using an instrument that captured sociodemographic data and knowledge about Basic Life Support. Subsequently, they were analyzed by descriptive and analytical statistics. RESULTS: students' knowledge in the post-test (p
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - October 8, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Tony ACC, Carbogim FDC, Motta DS, Santos KBD, Dias AA, Paiva ADCPC Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Breastfeeding self-efficacy in adult women and its relationship with exclusive maternal breastfeeding.
CONCLUSION: It was identified that the type of delivery, complications in the postpartum period, religion, and assistance with baby care corroborate to increase maternal confidence in the ability to breastfeed. PMID: 33027402 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - October 8, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Monteiro JCDS, Guimarães CMS, Melo LCO, Bonelli MCP Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Economic and epidemiological evaluation of text message-based interventions in patients with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus.
CONCLUSION: weekly sending messages in association with the standard treatment can reduce the circulating viral load due to its effect in decreasing new infections, in addition to reducing health costs. PMID: 33027403 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - October 8, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Santos WMD, Primeira MR, Paiva LG, Padoin SMM Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Nursing research priorities in critical care in Brazil: Delphi Study.
CONCLUSION: this study provides an important guideline for nursing research in critical care in Brazil, guiding for future research efforts in the area. PMID: 33027404 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - October 8, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Acosta ADS, Barbosa SFF, Dal Sasso GTM Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Development and validation of an interactive educational technology on spotted fever.
CONCLUSION: the trajectory followed for the construction of the Interactive Laboratory on spotted fever gave academic and scientific support to the product, offering an innovative educational resource with pedagogical potential that values significant learning. PMID: 33027405 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - October 8, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Bragagnollo GR, Camargo RAA, Guimarães MDN, Santos TSD, Monteiro ELM, Ferreira BR Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Efficacy of the complementary therapies in the management of cancer pain in palliative care: A systematic review.
CONCLUSION: while the evidence from the studies evaluating the use of massage therapy or the use of progressive muscle relaxation and guided imaging for the management of cancer pain in these patients demonstrated significant benefits, the other two studies that evaluated the use of acupuncture as a complementary therapy showed contradictory results, therefore, needing more research studies to elucidate such findings. PMID: 33027406 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - October 8, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Lopes-Júnior LC, Rosa GS, Pessanha RM, Schuab SIPC, Nunes KZ, Amorim MHC Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Professional interaction in management of the triad: Permanent Education in Health, patient safety and quality.
CONCLUSION: the professional interaction in the hospital organizational structure requires the creation of new management models with an emphasis on more participative management, in order to improve the care processes in hospital institutions. PMID: 33027407 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - October 8, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Koerich C, Erdmann AL, Lanzoni GMM Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Effectiveness of auriculotherapy on anxiety during labor: did the authors switch outcomes or salami slice their trial?
PMID: 33027408 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - October 8, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Gray R, Mackay B, Waters A, Brown E Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Guided imagery relaxation therapy on preoperative anxiety: why did the authors omit pain data?
PMID: 33027409 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - October 8, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Gray R, Brown E Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Commitment to integrity and transparency in research.
io EC PMID: 33027410 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - October 5, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Lima RAG, Cárnio EC Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

The care for the persistent family aggressor in the perception of nursing students.
CONCLUSION: there is an acknowledgment that the care for the aggressor should not only be individual but should involve all those affected. For this, multidisciplinary work is important, and the search for knowledge on the subject is essential for culturally significant care. PMID: 32901763 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - September 6, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Fernandes H, Brandão MB, Castilho-Júnior RA, Hino P, Ohara CVDS Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Study of thermo-regulation as a worsening marker of experimental sepsis in an animal model.
CONCLUSION: the variations in body temperature observed in this study showed the dose-dependent effect of lipopolysaccharide and were correlated with the increase in the concentrations of nitrate and plasma lactate biomarkers. The implications of this study are the importance of monitoring body temperature, together with the assessment of these pathophysiological markers, which suggest worsening in the prognosis of sepsis. PMID: 32901764 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - September 6, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Souza ALT, Batalhão ME, Cárnio EC Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Development and testing of a text messaging (SMS) monitoring software application for acute decompensated heart failure patients.
CONCLUSION: the SMS software application was successfully developed and a high response rate and preliminary evidence of improvements in self-management of HF were observed. With this regard, telehealth is a promising alternative in the treatment of chronic diseases. PMID: 32901765 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - September 6, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Pedraza LL, Moraes JRW, Rabelo-Silva ER Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Construction and validation of educational material for the health promotion of individuals with HIV.
CONCLUSION: the booklet has been validated in terms of content, language, and appearance by experts in the field. We believe that through this technology it is possible to contribute to the health literacy and empowerment of individuals living with the human immunodeficiency virus, strengthening their autonomy. PMID: 32901766 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - September 6, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Jesus GJ, Caliari JS, Oliveira LB, Queiroz AAFLN, Figueiredo RM, Reis RK Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Primary Health Care and the Third Sector in the face of violence between intimate adolescent partners.
CONCLUSION: negative and stereotyped conceptions of violence between intimate adolescent partners are marked by gender and generation biases. The study highlights the need to promote networking actions in the professional practices that consider the historical and social understanding of adolescence to cope with the problem. PMID: 32901767 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - September 6, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Lourenço RG, Fonseca RMGSD Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Protective and risk factors for women's mental health after a spontaneous abortion.
CONCLUSION: women in vulnerable situations, such as immigrants, women with a low socioeconomic status, or childless women are particularly vulnerable to mental health problems after a spontaneous abortion. However, beyond those personal and contextual factors, the quality of the conjugal relationship and the level of satisfaction with health care could be important protective factors. PMID: 32901768 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - September 6, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: deMontigny F, Verdon C, Meunier S, Gervais C, Coté I Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Assessment of the quality of a software application for the prevention of skin lesions in newborns.
CONCLUSION: the software has excellent technical quality to meet the needs of nurses in planning the care for the prevention of skin lesions of hospitalized newborns, brings important advances to neonatal care, contributes to the work process, expands knowledge, and promotes the professional's clinical reasoning. PMID: 32901769 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - September 6, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Santos SV, Ramos FRS, Costa R, Batalha LMDC Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Application of the educational method of realistic simulation in the treatment of pressure injuries.
Abstract OBJECTIVE: to evaluate the use of realistic simulation as a strategy to promote teaching about pressure injuries. METHOD: This is a quasi-experimental study. A modified and translated version of the Pieper Pressure Ulcer knowledge test was applied. Kappa statistical analysis was used to assess the professionals' knowledge in the realistic simulation using the SPSS software. A p-value
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - September 6, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Baracho VDS, Chaves MEA, Lucas TC Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

200 Years of Florence and the challenges of nursing practices management in the COVID-19 pandemic.
CONCLUSION: the pandemic scenario has taken nursing to a position of practical and scientific protagonism as a result of its proactivity and leadership in the search for knowledge based on scientific evidence. PMID: 32901771 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - September 6, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Geremia DS, Vendruscolo C, Celuppi IC, Adamy EK, Toso BRGO, Souza JB Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Factors associated with the use and reuse of face masks among Brazilian individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic.
CONCLUSION: virtually all the participants reported the use of masks, most frequently fabric masks. The findings draw attention to a risky practice, that of reusing surgical and paper masks. Therefore, guidelines, public policies, and educational strategies are needed to promote the correct use of masks to control and prevent COVID-19. PMID: 32901772 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - September 6, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Pereira-Ávila FMV, Lam SC, Góes FGB, Gir E, Pereira-Caldeira NMV, Teles SA, Caetano KAA, Goulart MCEL, Bazilio TR, Silva ACOE Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

The effect of suppressing funeral rituals during the COVID-19 pandemic on bereaved families.
CONCLUSION: alternatives and new ways to celebrate passage rituals in emergencies of strong social commotion such as a pandemic are needed to provide support and comfort to family members, friends, and relatives. These rituals help survivors to overcome the critical moment, decreasing the risk of developing complicated grief. PMID: 32901773 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - September 6, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Cardoso ÉAO, Silva BCAD, Santos JHD, Lotério LDS, Accoroni AG, Santos MAD Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Challenges faced by pediatric nursing workers in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
CONCLUSION: managerial guidelines need to be adopted for properly allocating human and material resources in the health field, including the pediatric services, in addition to providing training on standard precautions. Actions to encourage, value, motivate, and support the nursing staff are needed during and after the pandemic to protect the physical and mental health of these professionals. PMID: 32901774 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - September 6, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Góes FGB, Silva ACSSD, Santos ASTD, Pereira-Ávila FMV, Silva LJD, Silva LFD, Goulart MCEL Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Focus and trends in nurse advocacy in the Pan American Health Region: a bibliometric analysis.
CONCLUSION: our findings are aligned with the Nursing Now Campaign. This bibliographic analysis provides an important benchmark into current policy advocacy activity in PAHO against which future progress in the region can be assessed. There is scope for greater collaboration amongst authors and this could be targeted toward engagement of nurses in member states not-yet or only partially active in this space. PMID: 32876283 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - September 4, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Benton DC, Brenton AS Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Workaholism among stricto sensu graduate nursing professors in Brazil.
CONCLUSION: there is an indication of workaholism in the investigated professors, and the associated factors were related to working conditions and requirements. Universities must adhere to management models that include occupational health promotion. PMID: 32876284 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - September 4, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Almeida LPBM, Barreto MFC, Martins JT, Haddad MDCFL, Galdino MJQ Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

SCHFI 6.2 Self-Care Confidence Scale - Brazilian version: psychometric analysis using the Rasch model.
CONCLUSION: with the exclusion of the first item, the Self-Care Confidence Scale showed good psychometric properties, with caution in interpreting the results of the six-item scale. PMID: 32876285 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - September 4, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Cruz DALMD, Wilson AMMM, Melo MN, Conceição APD, Diaz LJR Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Measurement of wound area for early analysis of the scar predictive factor.
CONCLUSION: the 2D-FlexRuler is a reliable metric platform for obtaining the anatomical limits of chronic wounds. It facilitated the calculation of the wound area under monitoring and allowed to obtain the scar predictive factor of chronic wounds with precocity in two weeks. PMID: 32876286 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - September 4, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Mehl AA, Schneider B, Schneider FK, Carvalho BHK Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

Systematic review and meta-analysis comparing ventilatory support in chemical, biological and radiological emergencies.
CONCLUSION: in the context of chemical, biological or radiological disaster, the insertion of the supraglottic device proved to be faster and more likely to be successful by health professionals. PROSPERO record (CRD42019136139). PMID: 32876287 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - September 4, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Borges IBS, Carvalho MR, Quintana MS, Oliveira AB Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

"It was God's will": Continuing pregnancy after perinatal infection by Zika virus.
CONCLUSION: religiosity and religious beliefs were determinant factors in the women's decision to continue their pregnancies. It becomes necessary to continue investigating this theme to understand their experiences and to generate follow-up and support actions from nursing care. PMID: 32876288 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - September 4, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Laza-Vásquez C, Cortés-Martínez KV, Cano-Rivillas JP Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research

The ethical dimension of problems faced in general medicine: relationship with moral sensitivity.
CONCLUSION: because of the multidimensional nature of moral sensitivity, it trains and enables nurses to recognize and deal with ethical problems faced in clinical practice so that nurses become able to make fair and prudent decisions, improving the quality of nursing care. PMID: 32876289 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem)
Source: Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem - September 4, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Yasin JCM, Barlem ELD, Barlem JGT, Silveira RSD, Dalmolin GL, Andrade GB Tags: Rev Lat Am Enfermagem Source Type: research