Resultados: 2132

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...

Burnout syndrome among undergraduate nursing students at a public university

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 22 (6), 2014
OBJECTIVE: to investigate the burnout syndrome and its relationship with demographic and academic variables among undergraduate nursing students at a public university in Southern Brazil. METHOD: a quantitative study with 168 students, by applying an adaptation of the Maslach Burnout Inventory - Student ...

Neck circumference as a potential marker of metabolic syndrome among college students

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 22 (6), 2014
OBJECTIVE: to relate neck circumference with metabolic syndrome and its criteria among college students. METHOD: cross-sectional study conducted with 702 college students in Fortaleza, CE, Brazil from September 2010 to June 2011. Socio-demographic data, waist circumference and neck circumference were col...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...