Resultados: 152

Quality of life of men with AIDS and the model of social determinants of health

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (2), 2015
OBJECTIVE: to analyze the quality of life (QoL) of men with AIDS from the perspective of the model of social determinants of health (MSDH). METHOD: cross-sectional study conducted in an outpatient infectious diseases clinic from a Brazilian university hospital over the course of one year with a sample of...

Frequent users of emergency services: associated factors and reasons for seeking care

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (2), 2015
Aim: to identify the profile of frequent users of emergency services, to verify the associated factors and to analyze the reasons for the frequent use of the services. METHOD: An explanatory sequential type mixed method was adopted. Quantitative data were collected from the electronic medical records, wi...

Exclusive breastfeeding practices reported by mothers and the introduction of additional liquids

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (2), 2015
Aim: To assess the concept of exclusive breastfeeding held by nursing women by comparing the period they consider that they perform it and the infants' age at the introduction of additional liquids. METHOD: Cross-sectional descriptive study conducted with 309 women who delivered babies at a university ho...

Care for technology dependent children and their relationship with the health care systems

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (2), 2015
OBJECTIVE: to understand the experience of care delivery to technology dependent children based on the mothers' experience. METHOD: exploratory study with qualitative approach, based on the theoretical framework of medical anthropology and the narrative method. Twelve mothers participated and, as the tec...

Effectiveness of individual and group interventions for people with type 2 diabetes

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (2), 2015
OBJECTIVE: to compare the effectiveness of two educational interventions used by a healthcare provider in the monitoring of individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), regarding knowledge of the disease, impact on quality of life and adoption of self-care actions. METHODS: comparative, longitudinal...

Assessment of nursing care using indicators generated by software

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (2), 2015
OBJECTIVE: to analyze the efficacy of the Nursing Process in an Intensive Care Unit using indicators generated by software. METHOD: cross-sectional study using data collected for four months. RNs and students daily registered patients, took history (at admission), performed physical assessments, and esta...

Social determinants of health, inequality and social inclusion among people with disabilities

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (2), 2015
OBJECTIVE: to analyze the socio-familial and community inclusion and social participation of people with disabilities, as well as their inclusion in occupations in daily life. METHOD: qualitative study with data collected through open interviews concerning the participants' life histories and systematic ...

Clinical factors predicting risk for aspiration and respiratory aspiration among patients with Stroke

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (2), 2015
Objective: to investigate the association of risk factors with the Risk for aspiration nursing diagnosis and respiratory aspiration. Method: cross-sectional study assessing 105 patients with stroke. The instrument used to collect data addressing sociodemographic information, clinical variables and risk f...

Evaluation of the functional performance and technical quality of an Electronic Documentation System of the Nursing Process

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (2), 2015
Objective: To evaluate the functional performance and the technical quality of the Electronic Documentation System of the Nursing Process of the Teaching Hospital of the University of São Paulo. Method: exploratory-descriptive study. The Quality Model of regulatory standard 25010 and the Evaluation Proc...

The causes of bullying: results from the National Survey of School Health (PeNSE)

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (2), 2015
Objective: to identify the characteristics and reasons reported by Brazilian students for school bullying. Method: this cross-sectional study uses data from an epidemiological survey (National Survey of School Health) conducted in 2012. A total of 109,104 9th grade students from private and public school...