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Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem

Gilmara Holanda da Cunha, Maria Amanda Correia Lima, Marli Teresinha Gimeniz Galvão, Francisco Vagnaldo Fechine, Marina Soares Monteiro Fontenele, Larissa Rodrigues Siqueira
OBJECTIVES: to verify the prevalence of arterial hypertension and its risk factors among people with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome under antiretroviral therapy. METHOD: cross-sectional study with 208 patients. Data collection was conducted through interviews using a form containing data on sociodemographic, clinical and epidemiological aspects, hypertension risk factors, blood pressure, weight, height, body mass index and abdominal circumference. Mean, standard deviation, odds ratio and confidence interval were calculated, t-test and Chi-square test were used, considering P < 0...
October 25, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Angela da Costa Barcellos Marques, Ana Paula Szczepanik, Celina Angélica Mattos Machado, Pâmella Naiana Dias Santos, Paulo Ricardo Bittencourt Guimarães, Luciana Puchalski Kalinke
OBJECTIVE: to evaluate the quality of life of adult patients with hematological cancer comparing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation modalities during the first year of treatment. METHOD: this is an observational and longitudinal research with 55 participants. Data collection was performed in six steps: before transplantation, pancytopenia, before hospital discharge, after 100, 180 and 360 days, in a reference hospital in Brazil for this treatment. The international instruments Quality of Life Questionnaire - Core 30 and Functional Assessment Cancer Therapy - Bone Marrow Transplantation were validated and translated into Portuguese (Brazil)...
October 25, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Maria Lúcia do Carmo Cruz Robazzi
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 25, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Wezila Gonçalves do Nascimento, Severina Alice da Costa Uchôa, Ardigleusa Alves Coêlho, Francisco de Sales Clementino, Maria Valéria Beserra Cosme, Rayone Bastos Rosa, Isabel Cristina Araújo Brandão, Claudia Santos Martiniano
OBJECTIVE: To carry out a documentary study on the rules, guidelines, policies and institutional support for the nurse to prescribe medicines and request tests with a view to the advanced practice in the scope of Primary Health Care. METHODS: Documentary research using open-access institutional documents - Federal Nursing Council (COFEN), its regional representations in the respective Brazilian states (COREN) and the Brazilian Nursing Association (ABEN). RESULTS: Most of the news/notices were issued by the Regional Nursing Councils in the different Federative Units...
October 25, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Fernanda Berchelli Girão Miranda, Alessandra Mazzo, Gerson Alves Pereira-Junior
OBJECTIVE: to build and validate competency frameworks to be developed in the training of nurses for the care of adult patients in situations of emergency with a focus on airway, breathing and circulation approach. METHOD: this is a descriptive and methodological study that took place in three phases: the first phase consisted in a literature review and a workshop involving seven experts for the creation of the competency frameworks; in the second phase, 15 experts selected through the Snowball Technique and Delphi Technique participated in the face and content validation, with analysis of the content of the suggestions and calculation of the Content Validation Index to assess the agreement on the representativeness of each item; in the third phase, 13 experts participated in the final agreement of the presented material...
October 25, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Francely Tineli Farinha, Fábio Luiz Banhara, Gesiane Cristina Bom, Lilia Maria Von Kostrisch, Priscila Capelato Prado, Armando Dos Santos Trettene
OBJECTIVE: to correlate spirituality and religiosity with quality of life of adolescents with and without cleft lip and palate. METHODS: cross-sectional and correlational study involving two groups: case group (n = 40) and comparison group (n = 40). The Duke University Religion Index (DUREL) and the World Health Organization Quality of Life Bref were used for data collection. The Mann-Whitney, Chi-Square, Student's t-test and Pearson's correlation tests were used in the statistical analyses, with a significance level of 5% (p ≤ 0...
October 25, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Cibele Cristina Tramontini Fuganti, Edson Zangiacomi Martinez, Cristina Maria Galvão
OBJECTIVE: to evaluate the effect of preheating on the maintenance of body temperature of patients submitted to elective gynecological surgeries. METHOD: eighty-six patients were randomized, without blinding, to receive usual care (heating with a cotton sheet and blanket) or preheating with a forced air system for 20 minutes (38°C). All patients were actively heated during the intraoperative period. Data were collected from admission of the patient in the surgical center until the end of the surgery...
October 25, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Gisele Hespanhol Dorigan, Edinêis de Brito Guirardello
OBJECTIVE: to propose and analyze a theoretical model to measure the effect of nurses' perceptions about the practice environment on safety climate, job satisfaction, intention to stay employed and in the profession, and burnout syndrome. METHOD: correlational study with probabilistic sample of 465 nurses. In the theoretical model, the dimensions of the nursing practice environment were considered as independent variables and job satisfaction, safety climate, intention to stay employed and in the profession, and burnout were considered the outcome variables...
October 25, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Léia Alves Kaneto, Elaine Buchhorn Cintra Damião, Maria de La Ó Ramallo Verissimo, Lisabelle Mariano Rossato, Aurea Tamami Minagawa Toriyama, Regina Szylit
OBJECTIVE: to evaluate the effectiveness of an educational workshop using games to improve self-monitoring of blood glucose techniques for school children with type 1 diabetes. METHOD: a quasi-experimental study was conducted with school children who attended two outpatient clinics of a university hospital. Data were collected by systematic observation of the self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) technique before and after the intervention. Data analysis consisted of verifying changes while performing the technique, using pre- and post-intervention compliance rates using statistical tests...
October 25, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Ricardo Alexandre Arcêncio
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October 11, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Angelita Costanzi Paganin, Mariur Gomes Beghetto, Maria Karolina Feijó, Roselene Matte, Jaquelini Messer Sauer, Eneida Rejane Rabelo-Silva
OBJECTIVE: to analyze vascular complications among patients who underwent endovascular cardiac procedures in the hemodynamic laboratories of three referral centers. METHOD: a multicenter cohort study was conducted in three referral facilities. The sample was composed of 2,696 adult patients who had undergone elective or urgent percutaneous cardiac procedures. The outcomes were vascular complications, such as: hematoma at the site of the arterial puncture; major or minor bleeding; surgical correction for retroperitoneal hemorrhage; pseudoaneurysm; and arteriovenous fistula...
October 11, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Vanessa Silveira Faria, Ligia Neres Matos, Liana Amorim Correa Trotte, Helena Cramer Veiga Rey, Tereza Cristina Felippe Guimarães
OBJECTIVE: to verify the association between the prognostic scores and the quality of life of candidates for heart transplantation. METHOD: a descriptive cross-sectional study with a convenience sample of 32 outpatients applying to heart transplantation. The prognosis was rated by the Heart Failure Survival Score (HFSS) and the Seattle Heart Failure Model (SHFM); and the quality of life by the Minnesota Living With Heart Failure Questionnaire (MLHFQ) and the Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire (KCCQ)...
October 11, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Ana Maria Miranda Martins Wilson, Maria Angélica Sorgini Peterlini, Mavilde da Luz Gonçalves Pedreira
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the hemolysis biomarkers of packed red blood cells transfused by two different linear peristaltic infusion pumps at two infusion rates. METHOD: An experimental and randomized study was designed simulating the clinical practice of transfusion. Two linear peristaltic infusion pumps from different manufactures were studied in triplicate at 100 mL/h and 300mL/h infusion rates. The chosen hemolysis biomarkers were total hemoglobin, free hemoglobin, hematocrit, potassium and degree of hemolysis...
October 11, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Josimare Aparecida Otoni Spira, Eline Lima Borges, Patrícia Aparecida Barbosa Silva, Mery Natali Silva Abreu, Antônio Carlos Martins Guedes, José Ferreira Pires-Júnior
OBJECTIVE: to identify factors associated with complex surgical wounds in the breasts and abdomen in outpatients. METHOD: observational case-control study involving 327 patients, distributed into 160 cases (complex surgical wound) and 167 controls (simple surgical wound). Data were extracted from the medical records and a binary logistic regression model was used for analysis, considering a significance level of 5%. RESULTS: the factors associated with greater chance of occurrence of complex surgical wound were 18 to 59 years of age (p = 0...
October 11, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Larissa de Carli Coppetti, Nara Marilene Oliveira Girardon-Perlini, Rafaela Andolhe, Maria Gaby Rivero de Gutiérrez, Steffani Nikoli Dapper, Fernanda Duarte Siqueira
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the association between the caring ability of family caregivers of patients on cancer treatment with the demographic and clinical characteristics of the patients, as well as the sociodemographic characteristics of the caregivers and of the care provided. METHODS: A cross-sectional study was conducted with 132 family caregivers of patients on cancer treatment whose data were collected through the Brazilian version of the Caring Ability Inventory and questionnaires characterizing patients, caregivers and the care provided...
October 11, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Aline Costa Cardoso, Débora de Souza Santos, Silvana Martins Mishima, Danielly Santos Cardoso Dos Anjos, Jorgina Sales Jorge, Hiule Perreira de Santana
OBJECTIVE: to analyze elements of the nursing work process in the Street Medical Offices, highlighting the challenges and potentialities of care for homeless people. METHOD: this is an exploratory research of qualitative nature supported by the perspective of the health work process. The study was conducted through semi-structured interviews with nurses from the teams of the street medical offices at the city of Maceió and data were analyzed according to the content analysis technique, approaching issues related to the object, instruments and purposes of the nursing work process...
October 11, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Mirella Castelhano-Souza, Isabel Amélia Costa Mendes, José Carlos Amado Martins, Maria Auxiliadora Trevizan, Valtuir Duarte Souza-Júnior, Simone de Godoy
OBJECTIVE: to perform the semantic validation of the short versions of the Empathy-Systemizing Quotient Scales, intended to measure the empathetic and systemizing profiles of individuals. The scales originated in Cambridge and were validated in Portugal, and were assessed for their psychometric properties. METHOD: methodological study included the scales' semantic validation (content validity) and verification of their psychometric properties (internal consistency)...
October 11, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Debora Cristina Martins, Giovanna Brichi Pesce, Giordana Maronezzi da Silva, Carlos Alexandre Molena Fernandes
OBJECTIVE: to analyze the sexual behavior of the female partners of inmates and estimate the prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases. METHOD: cross-sectional, quantitative study involving 349 female partners of inmates. The Estudo de Comportamento Sexual [Sexual Behavior Study], an instrument validated in Brazil, was used to collect the data. The Statistical Package for the Social Sciences, version 20 was used in the statistical analysis. RESULTS: 41...
October 11, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Leandra Andréia de Sousa, Nelson Filice de Barros
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 17, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Ana Laura García-Martínez, Cristóbal Meseguer-Liza
OBJECTIVE: to review the most relevant evidence on the nurses' attitudes towards witnessed resuscitation, in the inpatient and out-of-hospital spheres. METHOD: integrative literature review, covering the period from 2008 till 2015, using the databases PubMed, Lilacs and SciELO; in Spanish, English and Portuguese. The pediatric context was excluded from the study. RESULTS: the synthesis of the data resulted in the inclusion of 10 articles, categorized as: positive attitudes and negative attitudes...
September 6, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
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