Resultados: 150

Association between overweight and characteristics of young adult students: support for nursing care

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (2), 2015
OBJECTIVE: to verify associations between overweight and the characteristics of young adult students to support nursing care. METHOD: case-control study conducted with young adults from public schools. The sample was composed of 441 participants (147 cases and 294 controls, with and without excess weight...

Somatic and cognitive-affective depressive symptoms among patients with heart disease: differences by sex and age

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (2), 2015
OBJECTIVE: this study investigated the association of somatic and cognitive-affective symptoms with sex and age, among patients hospitalized with heart disease. METHOD: this study was a secondary analysis of two previous observational studies totaling 531 patients with heart disease, hospitalized from 20...

Cancer patients with oral mucositis: challenges for nursing care

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (2), 2015
OBJECTIVE: to analyze nursing care provided to cancer patients with oral mucositis based on the Nursing Process (NP). METHOD: this exploratory, descriptive, cross-sectional and quantitative study was conducted with 213 patients undergoing chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy in two cancer facilities: one phi...

Psychosocial factors and mental work load: a reality perceived by nurses in intensive care units

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (2), 2015
OBJECTIVE: To analyse the perception of psychosocial factors and mental workload of nurses who work in intensive care units. It is hypothesised that nurses in these units could perceive psychosocial risks, manifesting in a high mental work load. The psychosocial dimension related to the position's cognit...

Coordinated hospital-home care for kidney patients on hemodialysis from the perspective of nursing personnel

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (2), 2015
OBJECTIVE: To examine, from the nursing perspective, the needs and challenges of coordinated hospital-home care for renal patients on hemodialysis. METHODS: A qualitative analysis was conducted with an ethnographic approach in a hemodialysis unit in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Semistructured interviews were...

Family care of people with severe mental disorders: an integrative review

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (2), 2015
OBJECTIVE: to analyze the scientific literature on home-based family care of people with severe mental illness. METHOD: integrative review of 14 databases (CINALH, Cochrane Plus, Cuidatge, CUIDEN, Eric, IBECS, EMI, ISOC, JBI COnNECT, LILACS, PsycINFO, PubMed, SciELO, and Scopus) searched with the key wor...

A comparison of the level of fear of death among students and nursing professionals in Mexico

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (2), 2015
OBJECTIVE: to compare the level of fear of death in nursing students and professionals. METHOD: this was a comparative-transversal study examining 643 nursing students and professionals from a third-level institution. A random sampling method was employed, and the sample size was calculated by power anal...

Leisure activities and attitude of institutionalized elderly people: a basis for nursing practice

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (2), 2015
Aim: to identify the leisure activities performed in Long-Stay Institutions for the Elderly (LSIEs), registered in the city of Maringá-PR, Brazil, and to analyze the attitude of the elderly people toward leisure promoted by the institutions. METHOD: this was a descriptive and transversal study with a qu...

Combined therapy of Ulmo honey (Eucryphia cordifolia) and ascorbic acid to treat venous ulcers

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (2), 2015
OBJECTIVE: to assess the clinical effect of topical treatment using Ulmo honey associated with oral ascorbic acid in patients with venous ulcers. METHOD: longitudinal and descriptive quantitative study. During one year, 18 patients were assessed who were clinically diagnosed with venous ulcer in differen...

Validation of the Portuguese version of the Evidence-Based Practice Questionnaire

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (2), 2015
OBJECTIVES: to describe the process of translation and linguistic and cultural validation of the Evidence Based Practice Questionnaire for the Portuguese context: Questionário de Eficácia Clínica e Prática Baseada em Evidências (QECPBE). METHOD: a methodological and cross-sectional study was develop...