Resultados: 2132

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...

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...

Sociodemographic and clinical factors of women with HPV and their association with HIV

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (1), 2015
OBJECTIVE: to identify the association between HIV-seropositive or HIV-seronegative status and the sociodemographic and clinical variables of women with genital HPV infection. METHOD: cross-sectional, retrospective study in a reference service in Ribeirão Preto. A total of 824 women undergoing HIV testi...

Comparative analysis of non-adherence to medication treatment for systemic arterial hypertension in urban and rural populations

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (1), 2015
OBJECTIVE: to evaluate the indexes and the main factors associated with non-adherence to medication treatment for systemic arterial hypertension between urban and rural areas. METHOD: analytical study based on an epidemiological survey with a sample of 247 hypertensive residents of rural and urban areas,...

Home-based nursing interventions improve knowledge of disease and management in patients with heart failure

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (1), 2015
OBJECTIVE: to assess patient knowledge of heart failure by home-based measurement of two NOC Nursing Outcomes over a six-month period and correlate mean outcome indicator scores with mean scores of a heart failure Knowledge Questionnaire. METHODS: in this before-and-after study, patients with heart failu...

Use of identification wristbands among patients receiving inpatient treatment in a teaching hospital

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (1), 2015
OBJECTIVE: to evaluate the use of identification wristbands among patients hospitalized in inpatient units. METHOD: quantitative, descriptive and transversal research, with a sample of 385 patients. Data collection occurred through the observational method through the filling out of a structured question...

Clinical applicability of nursing outcomes in the evolution of orthopedic patients with Impaired Physical Mobility

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (1), 2015
AIM: to evaluate the clinical applicability of outcomes, according to the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) in the evolution of orthopedic patients with Impaired Physical Mobility METHOD: longitudinal study conducted in 2012 in a university hospital, with 21 patients undergoing Total Hip Arthroplasty...

Interruptions of nurses' activities and patient safety: an integrative literature review

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (1), 2015
OBJECTIVES: to identify characteristics related to the interruption of nurses in professional practice, as well as to assess the implications of interruptions for patient safety. METHOD: integrative literature review. The following databases were searched: Pubmed/Medline, LILACS, SciELO and Cochrane Libr...

Knowledge about breast cancer and hereditary breast cancer among nurses in a public hospital

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (1), 2015
OBJECTIVE: To assess the knowledge of nurses involved in the care of oncology patients in a public university hospital, regarding breast cancer and hereditary breast cancer, and to verify the use of such knowledge in their daily practice. METHODS: This is a descriptive cross-sectional study. Data were ob...