Resultados: 152

Deaths from homicides: a historical series

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 22 (6), 2014
OBJECTIVE: to describe mortality from homicides in Itabuna, in the State of Bahia. METHOD: study with hybrid, ecological and time-trend design. The mortality coefficients per 1,000 inhabitants, adjusted by the direct technique, proportional mortality by sex and age range, and Potential Years of Life Lost...

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 ...

Clinical Alarms in intensive care: implications of alarm fatigue for the safety of patients

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 22 (6), 2014
OBJECTIVES: to identify the number of electro-medical pieces of equipment in a coronary care unit, characterize their types, and analyze implications for the safety of patients from the perspective of alarm fatigue. METHOD: this quantitative, observational, descriptive, non-participatory study was conduc...

Factors associated with satisfaction at work in Psychosocial Care Centers

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 22 (6), 2014
OBJECTIVES: to analyze the prevalence of satisfaction at work and identify associated factors in Psychosocial Care Centers. METHOD: cross-sectional study involving 546 workers from 40 Psychosocial Care Centers in the South of Brazil. The satisfaction was identified based on the Assessment Scale of Satisf...

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...

Sociodemographic and health factors associated with chronic pain in institutionalized elderly

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 22 (6), 2014
OBJECTIVES: to characterize chronic pain in institutionalized elderly and verify the associated factors. METHOD: observational, cross-sectional and non-experimental study with a quantitative approach. The study participants were 124 elderly living in Long-Term Care Institutions for the Elderly (LTCIs) in...

Beliefs related to adherence to oral antidiabetic treatment according to the Theory of Planned Behavior

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 22 (4), 2014
OBJECTIVE: to identify salient behavioral, normative, control and self-efficacy beliefs related to the behavior of adherence to oral antidiabetic agents, using the Theory of Planned Behavior. METHOD: cross-sectional, exploratory study with 17 diabetic patients in chronic use of oral antidiabetic medicati...

Influence of the length of institutionalization on older adults' postural balance and risk of falls: a transversal study

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 22 (4), 2014
OBJECTIVE: to ascertain the influence of the length of institutionalization on older adults' balance and risk of falls. METHOD: to evaluate the risk of falls, the Berg Balance Scale and the Timed Get Up and Go test were used; and for measuring postural balance, static stabilometry was used, with acquisit...

Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: determinant factors for immediate survival after cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 22 (4), 2014
OBJECTIVE: to analyze determinant factors for the immediate survival of persons who receive cardiopulmonary resuscitation from the advanced support units of the Mobile Emergency Medical Services (SAMU) of Belo Horizonte. METHOD: this is a retrospective, epidemiological study which analyzed 1,165 assistan...