Resultados: 2132

Changes and events over life course: a comparative study between groups of older adults

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (1), 2015
OBJECTIVE: to identify the changes which had occurred over the last year in the life of older adults, as well as the values attributed to these changes. METHOD: this is a multicentric, cross-sectional study, of the inquiry type, undertaken in three cities of the Brazilian Northeast, investigating two dis...

Nursing leadership in intensive care units and its relationship to the work environment

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (1), 2015
AIM: To establish whether there is any relationship between the work environment and nursing leadership at intensive care units (ICUs). METHOD: Correlational study conducted at four ICUs in southern São Paulo (SP), Brazil. The study population was comprised of 66 pairs (nurses and nursing technicians) e...

Barriers for the inclusion of sexuality in nursing care for women with gynecological and breast cancer: perspective of professionals

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (1), 2015
AIM: qualitative study, which aimed to identify the barriers that influence nursing care practices related to the sexuality of women with gynecological and breast cancer. METHODS: the study was conducted with 16 professionals of the nursing area (nurses, nursing technicians and nursing assistants) from t...

A validation of the construct and reliability of an emotional intelligence scale applied to nursing students

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (1), 2015
OBJECTIVE: The current study aimed to validate the construct and reliability of an emotional intelligence scale. METHOD: The Trait Meta-Mood Scale-24 was applied to 349 nursing students. The process included content validation, which involved expert reviews, pilot testing, measurements of reliability usi...

Survival and mortality among users and non-users of hydroxyurea with sickle cell disease

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (1), 2015
OBJECTIVE: to estimate survival, mortality and cause of death among users or not of hydroxyurea with sickle cell disease. METHOD: cohort study with retrospective data collection, from 1980 to 2010 of patients receiving inpatient treatment in two Brazilian public hospitals. The survival probability was de...

Evaluation of the pressure ulcers risk scales with critically ill patients: a prospective cohort study

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (1), 2015
AIMS: to evaluate the accuracy of the Braden and Waterlow risk assessment scales in critically ill inpatients. METHOD: this prospective cohort study, with 55 patients in intensive care units, was performed through evaluation of sociodemographic and clinical variables, through the application of the scale...

Quality of life of coronary artery disease patients after the implementation of planning strategies for medication adherence

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (1), 2015
OBJECTIVE: to compare the general and specific health-related quality of life (HRQoL) between the Intervention (IG) and Control (CG) groups of coronary artery disease patients after the implementation of Action Planning and Coping Planning strategies for medication adherence and to verify the relationshi...

The contribution of distance learning to the knowledge of nursing lecturers regarding assessment of chronic wounds

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (1), 2015
OBJECTIVE: to identify the contribution made by a refresher course on the assessment of chronic wounds, offered through the Moodle virtual learning environment (VLE), to the knowledge relating to this issue of nursing lecturers and nurses linked to higher education. METHOD: a prospective, quasi-experimen...

Adaptation and validation of indicators concerning the sterilization process of supplies in Primary Health Care services

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (1), 2015
OBJECTIVES: to adapt and validate, by expert consensus, a set of indicators used to assess the sterilization process of dental, medical and hospital supplies to be used in PHC services. METHOD: qualitative methodological study performed in two stages. The first stage included a focal group composed of ex...

Napping during the night shift and recovery after work among hospital nurses

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 23 (1), 2015
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the association between the length of napping during the night shift and the recovery after work among nurses. METHOD: Cross-sectional epidemiological study involving 1940 nurses from 18 public hospitals in the City of Rio de Janeiro. A multidimensional and self-applied questionnair...