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Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem

Alana Gomes de Araujo Almeida, Lívia Maia Pascoal, Francisco Dimitre Rodrigo Pereira Santos, Pedro Martins Lima, Simony Fabíola Lopes Nunes, Vanessa Emille Carvalho de Sousa
OBJECTIVE: to evaluate the respiratory status of postoperative adult patients by assessing the nursing outcome Respiratory Status. METHOD: descriptive, cross-sectional study developed with 312 patients. Eighteen NOC indicators were assessed and rated using a Likert-scale questionnaire and definitions. Descriptive and correlative analysis were conducted. RESULTS: the most compromised clinical indicators were coughing (65.5%), auscultated breath sounds (55%), and respiratory rate (51...
December 4, 2017: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Diequison Rite da Cunha, Geraldo Magela Salomé, Marcelo Renato Massahud, Bruno Mendes, Lydia Masako Ferreira
OBJECTIVE: To develop and validate an algorithm for laser wound therapy. METHOD: Methodological study and literature review. For the development of the algorithm, a review was performed in the Health Sciences databases of the past ten years. The algorithm evaluation was performed by 24 participants, nurses, physiotherapists, and physicians. For data analysis, the Cronbach's alpha coefficient and the chi-square test for independence was used. The level of significance of the statistical test was established at 5% (p<0...
December 4, 2017: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Deborah Hein Seganfredo, Beatriz Amorim Beltrão, Viviane Martins da Silva, Marcos Venícios de Oliveira Lopes, Stela Maris de Jezus Castro, Miriam de Abreu Almeida
OBJECTIVE: to analyze the manifestation of the defining characteristics of the nursing diagnoses of ineffective breathing pattern and impaired spontaneous ventilation, of the NANDA International and the defining characteristics identified in the literature for the concept of "ventilation" in adult patients hospitalized in an intensive care unit with use of oxygen therapy. METHOD: clinical diagnostic validation study, conducted with 626 patients in intensive care using oxygen therapy, in three different modalities...
December 4, 2017: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Cristobal Felipe Padilla Fortunatti
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the impact of the implementation of insertion and maintenance bundles on the rates of catheter-related bloodstream infection in an intensive care unit. METHOD: This is a quasi-experimental, before-and-after study with a non-equivalent control group. During a six-month period, insertion and maintenance bundles for the central venous catheters were implemented. Supervision guidelines were developed to assess compliance with the bundle and catheter characteristics...
December 4, 2017: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Ana Izabel Oliveira Nicolau, Thaís Marques Lima, Camila Teixeira Moreira Vasconcelos, Francisco Herlânio Costa Carvalho, Priscila de Souza Aquino, Ana Karina Bezerra Pinheiro
OBJECTIVE: to test the efficacy of the behavioral and educational interventions undertaken by telephone, for women's attendance at the consultation to receive the Pap test report. METHOD: a randomized clinical trial, with a sample randomized in three groups: telephone call - educational (n=171), telephone call - reminder (n=171) and comparison (n=169). The inclusion criteria were to be of legal age, to have become sexually active, to undertake the preventive examination during the study and to have a mobile or fixed telephone...
December 4, 2017: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Denisse Parra Giordano, Vanda Elisa Andres Felli
OBJECTIVE: to analyze the work process of nursing professors. METHOD: descriptive, exploratory and qualitative study, developed with a focus on critical epidemiology, carried out at a School of Nursing in Chile. The research subjects consist of 17 nursing professors, with whom individual semi-structured interviews were carried out and nine participated in a focus group. The Ethics Committee approved this study. RESULTS: 88.2% were female, mean age of 42 years, 47% were married, 94% were Chilean, average length of service in the institution of 2...
December 4, 2017: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Renata Marques de Oliveira, Jair Lício Ferreira Santos, Antonia Regina Ferreira Furegato
OBJECTIVE: To estimate the degree of tobacco addiction and identify independently associated factors by comparing the psychiatric population of secondary and tertiary care with the general population of the primary healthcare network. METHOD: This is a cross-sectional epidemiological study, conducted in a municipality of São Paulo, with 134 smokers of a Mental Health Outpatient Unit (MHOU), a Psychiatric Hospital (PH), and a Primary Healthcare Unit (PHU). Data were collected by means of individual interviews, recorded on a mobile device...
December 4, 2017: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Maria da Graça Pereira
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December 4, 2017: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Rafael Lima Rodrigues de Carvalho, Camila Cláudia Campos, Lúcia Maciel de Castro Franco, Adelaide De Mattia Rocha, Flávia Falci Ercole
OBJECTIVE: to estimate the incidence of surgical site infection in general surgeries at a large Brazilian hospital while identifying risk factors and prevalent microorganisms. METHOD: non-concurrent cohort study with 16,882 information of patients undergoing general surgery from 2008 to 2011. Data were analyzed by descriptive, bivariate and multivariate analysis. RESULTS: the incidence of surgical site infection was 3.4%. The risk factors associated with surgical site infection were: length of preoperative hospital stay more than 24 hours; duration of surgery in hours; wound class clean-contaminated, contaminated and dirty/infected; and ASA index classified into ASA II, III and IV/V...
December 4, 2017: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Maria Itayra Coelho de Souza Padilha
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November 6, 2017: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Mayara Sousa Vianna, Patrícia Aparecida Barbosa Silva, Cíntia Vieira do Nascimento, Sônia Maria Soares
OBJECTIVE: to analyze the self-care competence in the administration of insulin performed by older people aged 70 or over. METHOD: cross-sectional study carried out with 148 older people aged 70 or over, who performed self-administration of insulin. Data collection was carried out using a structured questionnaire and an adapted guide for the application of the Scale to Identify Self-Care Competence of Patients with Diabetes, at the participants' home. Data analysis included descriptive and inferential statistical tests, with forward logistic regression...
October 30, 2017: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Lucia Tobase, Heloisa Helena Ciqueto Peres, Edenir Aparecida Sartorelli Tomazini, Simone Valentim Teodoro, Meire Bruna Ramos, Thatiane Facholi Polastri
OBJECTIVE: to evaluate students' learning in an online course on basic life support with immediate feedback devices, during a simulation of care during cardiorespiratory arrest. METHOD: a quasi-experimental study, using a before-and-after design. An online course on basic life support was developed and administered to participants, as an educational intervention. Theoretical learning was evaluated by means of a pre- and post-test and, to verify the practice, simulation with immediate feedback devices was used...
October 30, 2017: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Áurea Tamami Minagawa Toryiama, Elizabeth Fujimori, Claudia Nery Teixeira Palombo, Luciane Simões Duarte, Ana Luiza Vilela Borges, Christiane Borges do Nascimento Chofakian
OBJECTIVE: to analyze the changes in prevalence, median duration and correlates of breastfeeding in a small city in São Paulo state, Brazil. METHOD: analysis of two cross-sectional studies, conducted at intervals of one decade, with 261 and 302 children younger than two years, respectively. We used Kaplan-Meier survival analysis for calculation of the median duration of breastfeeding, and Cox regression for correlates analysis, with significance level of 5%. RESULTS: an increase of 33...
October 30, 2017: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Richardson Augusto Rosendo da Silva, Mayara Mirna do Nascimento Costa, Vinicius Lino de Souza, Bárbara Coeli Oliveira da Silva, Cristiane da Silva Costa, Itaísa Fernandes Cardoso de Andrade
OBJECTIVE: to evaluate the accuracy of the defining characteristics of the NANDA International nursing diagnosis, noncompliance, in people with HIV. METHOD: study of diagnostic accuracy, performed in two stages. In the first stage, 113 people with HIV from a hospital of infectious diseases in the Northeast of Brazil were assessed for identification of clinical indicators of noncompliance. In the second, the defining characteristics were evaluated by six specialist nurses, analyzing the presence or absence of the diagnosis...
October 30, 2017: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Graciele Fernanda da Costa Linch, Ana Amélia Antunes Lima, Emiliane Nogueira de Souza, Tais Maria Nauderer, Adriana Aparecida Paz, Cíntia da Costa
OBJECTIVE: to evaluate the impact of an educational intervention on the quality of nursing records. METHOD: quasi-experimental study with before-and-after design conducted in a hospital. All the nurses in the cardiac intensive care unit of the hospital received the intervention, which consisted of weekly meetings during five months. To collect data, the instrument Quality of Diagnoses, Interventions and Outcomes was applied to the patients' charts in two moments: baseline and after intervention...
October 30, 2017: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Fernanda Penido Matozinhos, Mariana Santos Felisbino-Mendes, Crizian Saar Gomes, Ann Kristine Jansen, Ísis Eloah Machado, Francisco Carlos Félix Lana, Deborah Carvalho Malta, Gustavo Velaquez-Melendez
OBJECTIVE: to estimate the prevalence of ideal cardiovascular health indicators in the Brazilian population, according to gender, age, education and region of residence. METHOD: cross-sectional study that used data from 41,134 participants of the Surveillance System of Risk and Protective Factors for Chronic Diseases by Telephone Survey (Vigitel). The ideal cardiovascular health assessment considers four behavioral factors: not smoking; body mass index less than 25 kg/m2; practicing physical activity, eating fruits and vegetables five or more times per day; and two clinical factors (no diagnosis of diabetes or hypertension)...
October 19, 2017: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Maria Alzete de Lima, Lorita Marlena Freitag Pagliuca, Jennara Cândido do Nascimento, Joselany Áfio Caetano
OBJECTIVE: to compare Interrater reliability concerning two eye assessment methods. METHOD: quasi-experimental study conducted with 324 college students including eye self-examination and eye assessment performed by the researchers in a public university. Kappa coefficient was used to verify agreement. RESULTS: reliability coefficients between Interraters ranged from 0.85 to 0.95, with statistical significance at 0.05. The exams to check for near acuity and peripheral vision presented a reasonable kappa >0...
October 19, 2017: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Rosa María Fernández Ayuso, Juan Manuel Morillo Velázquez, David Fernández Ayuso, Julio César de la Torre-Montero
OBJECTIVE: to translate and validate to Spanish the Caring Assessment Scale tool, CAT-V, by Joanne Duffy, within the framework of Jean Watson; as a secondary objective, it is proposed to evaluate its psychometric properties. There are tools designed to measure the patient's perception of provided cares, including CAT-V, the subject of our interest, in a way that it can be used in Spanish-speaking patients. METHODS: to meet the objectives, it was performed sequential translation and retro-translation of the scale to be validated, through a standardized procedure...
October 19, 2017: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Silviane Galvan Pereira, Claudia Benedita Dos Santos, Marlene Doring, Marilene Rodrigues Portella
OBJECTIVE: to identify the prevalence of falls among older adults and the extrinsic factors associated with them. METHOD: population-based cross-sectional study with 350 older adults. A household survey was conducted using a questionnaire addressing socio-demographic, clinical, and environmental characteristics. Data were analyzed using Stata Software V.10. Pearson's chi-square test and logistic regression analysis were used with stepwise criteria for selection of variables in the model, with measures of effect expressed in Prevalence Ratio...
October 19, 2017: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Sabrina de Souza Elias Mikael, Silvia Helena De Bortoli Cassiani, Fernando Antonio Menezes da Silva
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October 19, 2017: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
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