Resultados: 11

Burden of care and its impact on health-related quality of life of caregivers of individuals with spinal cord injury

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 20 (6), 2012
OBJECTIVE: to analyze the impact and burden of care on the Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQOL) of caregivers of individuals with a spinal cord injury (SCI). METHOD: cross-sectional observational study carried out by reviewing medical records and applying questionnaires. The scale Short Form 36 (SF-36)...

Knowledge on Pressure Ulcer Prevention Among Nursing Professionals

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 18 (6), 2010
This study aimed to describe and to analyze knowledge on pressure ulcer prevention among nursing team members working in direct care to adult and elderly patients at a university hospital. A descriptive and exploratory research was carried out between January and March 2009, after approval by the Researc...

Using the braden and glasgow scales to predict pressure ulcer risk in patients hospitalized at intensive care units

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 16 (6), 2008
Pressure ulcers remain a major health issue for critical patients. The purpose of this descriptive and exploratory study was to analyze the risk factors for the development of pressure ulcers in patients hospitalized at an intensive care unit of a university hospital. Patients were assessed through the B...

Knowledge on diabetes mellitus in the self care process

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 14 (5), 2006
This descriptive study in the interior of São Paulo aimed to verify diabetes mellitus patients' knowledge about the disease, causes and complications, highlighting its importance in self care. Data were collected through interviews with 84 persons and analyzed through descriptive statistics. Average age...

Profile of patients with spinal cord injuries and occurrence of pressure ulcer at a university hospital

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 14 (3), 2006
Pacientes com lesão traumática da medula espinhal (LTME) têm risco elevado para desenvolver úlcera de pressão (UP). O estudo é retrospectivo e, pela revisão dos registros nos prontuários identificaram-se as características dos pacientes atendidos em hospital terciário e das UP. A maioria dos su...

Case management: evolution of the concept in the 80's and 90's

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 10 (4), 2002
Case Management is a term that is present in almost every American health care situation. It is mostly used to coordinate community services with satisfactory results for the patient within a certain period of time, with limited resources. Through time, it has been used for different purposes. The goal o...

Enfermería y gerencia de caso

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 9 (4), 2001
El estudio presenta la gerencia de caso como una modalidad de prestación de servicios que surgió en los ambientes de salud americanos y que consiste en la designación de un profesional o equipo de salud responsable por la atención del paciente, durante todo el proceso clínico, coordinando la atenci...

Gerenciamento de caso: um novo enfoque no cuidado à saúde

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 11 (2), 2003
Trata-se de um artigo de revisão e tem como objetivo apresentar uma nova modalidade de prestacão de servico de saúde conhecido como gerenciamento de caso. Nessa modalidade, destacam-se aspectos básicos, tais como: metodologia de atencão; histórico; objetivos; locais e áreas de prática. Considera-...