Resultados: 152

The Idealized Brazilian Health System versus the real one: contributions from the nursing field

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 22 (6), 2014
OBJECTIVE: to identify the perceptions of professionals working in a facility connected with the Brazilian Unified Health System - SUS in regard to what they know, think and talk about public health policy. METHOD: this exploratory-descriptive study with a qualitative nature was conducted with 28 profess...

Quality of life, clinical characteristics and treatment adherence of people living with HIV/AIDS

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 22 (6), 2014
OBJECTIVES: to assess the quality of life of people living with HIV/AIDS and verify its association with clinical characteristics and treatment adherence. METHOD: cross-sectional study conducted in a hospital in the state of Paraíba, Brazil. A questionnaire was used to collect socio-demographic and clin...

Factors associated with reporting of abuse against children and adolescents by nurses within Primary Health Care

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 22 (6), 2014
OBJECTIVE: to analyze the factors associated with the underreporting on the part of nurses within Primary Health Care of abuse against children and adolescents. METHOD: cross-sectional study with 616 nurses. A questionnaire addressed socio-demographic data, profession, instrumentation and knowledge on th...

Adaptation and validation of the Inventory of Family Protective Factors for the Portuguese culture

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 22 (6), 2014
OBJECTIVES: to adapt and validate the Inventory of Family Protective Factors (IFPF) for the Portuguese culture. This instrument assesses protective factors that contribute to family resilience. Studies addressing resilience are embedded within the salutogenic paradigm, i.e. it addresses protective factor...

The health-disease process and the family health strategy: the user's perspective

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 22 (6), 2014
OBJECTIVE: to analyze the meanings Primary Health Care users attribute to their health-disease process and the services used. METHODS: this qualitative research uses the focus group technique to interview two groups of users the service monitors. The first is a group of elderly people and the second of p...

Discomfort and unease of the subject in the interpretation movement of a Tuberculosis questionnaire

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 22 (6), 2014
OBJECTIVE: to propose a discussion about traces of the derivation of meanings, the subjects' discomfort and resistance when they are called upon to signify a questionnaire on the transfer of the Directly Observed Treatment of Tuberculosis policy, in order to reveal the limitations of closed questionnaire...

Applying Nightingale charts to evaluate the heterogeneity of biomedical waste in a Hospital

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 22 (6), 2014
OBJECTIVES: to evaluate the heterogeneity of biomedical waste (BW) using Nightingale charts. METHOD: cross-sectional study consisting of data collection on wastes (direct observation of receptacles, physical characterisation, and gravimetric composition), development of a Management Information System, a...

Medication adherence and quality of life among the elderly with diabetic retinopathy

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 22 (6), 2014
METHOD: one hundred (n=100) elderly outpatients with diabetic retinopathy taking antihypertensives and/or oral antidiabetics/insulin were interviewed. Adherence was evaluated by the adherence proportion and its association with the care taken in administrating medications and by the Morisky Scale. The Na...
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Quality of life/spirituality, religion and personal beliefs of adult and elderly chronic kidney patients under hemodialysis

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 22 (6), 2014
OBJECTIVE: to assess the quality of life of chronic kidney patients undergoing hemodialysis, using the WHOQOL-bref and WHOQOL-SRPB. METHOD: a descriptive and cross-sectional study was undertaken at a kidney replacement therapy service in the interior of the state of SP. The 110subjects who complied with ...