Resultados: 152

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 adaptation problems of patients undergoing hemodialysis: socio-economic and clinical aspects

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 22 (6), 2014
OBJECTIVES: to identify adaptation problems under Roy's Model in patients undergoing hemodialysis and to correlate them with the socioeconomic and clinical aspects. METHOD: a transversal study, undertaken using a questionnaire. The sample was made up of 178 individuals. The Chi-squared and Mann-Whitney U...

Prevalence of metabolic components in university students

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 22 (6), 2014
OBJECTIVE: to identify the frequency of components of Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) among university students. METHOD: descriptive study with 550 students, from various courses run by a public university. The socioeconomic data, lifestyle, and components of MetS were filled out using a questionnaire. Blood s...

"The group facilitates everything": meanings patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus assigned to health education groups

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 22 (6), 2014
OBJECTIVE: to interpret the meanings patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus assign to health education groups. METHOD: ethnographic study conducted with Hyperdia groups of a healthcare unit with 26 informants, with type 2 diabetes mellitus, and having participated in the groups for at least three years. ...

Nurses' workload and its relation with physiological stress reactions

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 22 (6), 2014
OBJECTIVE: to analyze the relation between the workload and the physiological stress reactions among nurses working at a hospital service. METHODS: cross-sectional, correlational, quantitative study, involving 95 nurses, in 2011 and 2012. Spearman's bivariate Correlation Test was used. RESULTS: most subj...