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High blood pressure levels and cardiovascular risk among Munduruku indigenous people

Objective: to identify the risk factors associated with prehypertension and arterial hypertension among Munduruku indigenous people in the Brazilian Amazon. Method: a cross-sectional study carried out with 459 Munduruku indigenous people selected by means of stratified random sampling. Sociodemographic ...

Family and community guidance in adolescence: assessment in the family health strategy

Objective: to evaluate family and community guidance in adolescence, within the scope of Primary Health Care. Method: an evaluative and descriptive study with a quantitative approach, developed through the application of the Primary Care Assessment Instrument (PCATool), with 70 professionals from the Fa...

Performance of scores in the prediction of clinical outcomes in patients admitted from the emergency service

Objective: to evaluate the performance of the quickSOFA scores and Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome as predictors of clinical outcomes in patients admitted to an emergency service. Method: a retrospective cohort study, involving adult clinical patients admitted to the emergency service. Analysis ...

Prevalence of pharmacological adherence in patients with coronary artery disease and associated factors

Objective: to assess the prevalence of pharmacological adherence in patients with coronary artery disease and to identify factors associated with adherence. Method: a crosssectional, correlational study, including 198 patients with a previous diagnosis of coronary artery disease. Pharmacological adheren...

Decontamination of stainless-steel bowls with 80% (w/v) alcohol for 30 s and 60 s: randomized experimental study

Objective: to compare the efficacy of 80% (w/v) alcohol, rubbed for 30 and 60 seconds, in the manual processing of stainless-steel wash bowls, after cleaning with running water and neutral detergent. Method: experimental study conducted in a hospital in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, on 50 bowls rando...

Do depressive symptoms among pregnant women assisted in Primary Health Care services increase the risk of prematurity and low birth weight?

Objective: to investigate associations between depressive symptoms during pregnancy, low birth weight, and prematurity among women with low-risk pregnancies assisted in public Primary Health Care services. Method: prospective cohort with 193 pregnant women, using the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale...

Effectiveness of a support intervention for family caregivers and stroke survivors

Objective: to analyze the effectiveness of a support intervention on the burden and stress of family caregivers and on the stroke survivors' independence level, compared to the Control Group. Method: a quasi-experimental study conducted with 37 participants (Intervention Group, n=20; and Control Group, ...

Content analysis of the Global Alliance for Nursing and Midwifery discussion forum: an online community of practice

Objective: to examine the usage and content of the Global Alliance for Nursing and Midwifery (GANM) discussion forum in relation to nursing and midwifery education and practice. Method: a qualitative conventional content analysis was performed. Subject lines from 1689 discussion board threads were extra...

Analysis of the factors related to academic disapproval in the education of nurses: A mixed-method study

Objective: to evaluate the frequency and factors associated to disapproval among nursing students. Method: a descriptive and cross-sectional study, outlined by the convergent mixed method. A total of 88 nursing students of a Brazilian public university took part. The Reduced Academic Experiences Questio...

Evolution of self-care in patients with heart failure at the first outpatient return and three months after hospital discharge

Objective: to analyze the evolution of self-care in hospitalized patients with decompensated heart failure, between the first return after hospital discharge (T0) and three months after this assessment (T1). Method: an observational, analytical and longitudinal study carried out in the cardiology outpat...