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Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem

Carla Suellen Pires de Sousa, Régia Christina Moura Barbosa Castro, Ana Karina Bezerra Pinheiro, Escolástica Rejane Ferreira Moura, Paulo César Almeida, Priscila de Souza Aquino
OBJECTIVE: translate and adapt the Condom Self-Efficacy Scale to Portuguese in the Brazilian context. The scale originated in the United States and measures self-efficacy in condom use. METHOD: methodological study in two phases: translation, cross-cultural adaptation and verification of psychometric properties. The translation and adaptation process involved four translators, one mediator of the synthesis and five health professionals. The content validity was verified using the Content Validation Index, based on 22 experts' judgments...
January 8, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Cristina Silva Arruda, Juliana de Melo Vellozo Pereira, Lyvia da Silva Figueiredo, Bruna Dos Santos Scofano, Paula Vanessa Peclat Flores, Ana Carla Dantas Cavalcanti
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effect of the orientation group on therapeutic adherence and self-care among patients with chronic heart failure. METHOD: Randomized controlled trial with 27 patients with chronic heart failure. The intervention group received nursing consultations and participated in group meetings with the multi-professional team. The control group only received nursing consultations in a period of four months. Questionnaires validated for use in Brazil were applied in the beginning and in the end of the study to assess self-care outcomes and adherence to treatment...
January 8, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Lidia G Compeán-Ortiz, Laura Elena Trujillo-Olivera, Ana María Valles-Medina, Eunice Reséndiz-González, Beatriz García-Solano, Beatriz Del Angel Pérez
OBJECTIVES: Determine prevalence of obesity / overweight, physical activity (PA) and prediabetes in adult children of parents with type 2 diabetes; identify differences according to sociodemographic variables, and describe the relationship of obesity/overweight with fasting glucose (FG) and glycosylated hemoglobin (A1C). METHODS: Cross-sectional study in 30 Mexican families with 53 participating adult children. Obesity / overweight was determined with Body Mass Index (BMI), Waist Circumference (WC) and body fat percentage (BFP); PA with the short International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ), and prediabetes with FG...
January 8, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Ana Lúcia Siqueira Costa, Rodrigo Marques da Silva, Fernanda Carneiro Mussi, Patrícia Maria Serrano, Eliane da Silva Graziano, Karla de Melo Batista
GOAL: validate a short version of the Instrument for assessment of stress in nursing students in the Brazilian reality. METHOD: Methodological study conducted with 1047 nursing students from five Brazilian institutions, who answered the 30 items initially distributed in eight domains. Data were analyzed in the R Statistical Package and in the latent variable analysis, using exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses, Cronbach's alpha and item-total correlation...
January 8, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Jaqueline Betteloni Junqueira, Vera Lúcia Conceição de Gouveia Santos
OBJECTIVES: to analyze the prevalence of urinary incontinence and its associated factors in hospital patients. METHOD: this is a cross-sectional epidemiological study whose data were collected using the instruments Sociodemographic and Clinical Data, Characteristics of Urinary Leakage and International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaire - Short Form. Prevalence was surveyed on a single day for four consecutive months. Data were analyzed using Chi-square test, Fisher's exact test, Student t-test, Mann-Whitney test and logistic regression (forward stepwise)...
January 8, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
José Wicto Pereira Borges, Thereza Maria Magalhães Moreira, Dalton Franscisco de Andrade
OBJECTIVE: to elaborate an instrument for the measurement of the interpersonal relationship in nursing care through the Item Response Theory, and the validation thereof. METHOD: methodological study, which followed the three poles of psychometry: theoretical, empirical and analytical. The Nursing Care Interpersonal Relationship Questionnaire was developed in light of the Imogene King's Interpersonal Conceptual Model and the psychometric properties were studied through the Item Response Theory in a sample of 950 patients attended in Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Health Care...
January 8, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Ana Carolina Lima Ramos Cardoso, Diego Dias de Araújo, Tânia Couto Machado Chianca
OBJECTIVES: to estimate the prevalence of impaired tactile sensory perception, identify risk factors, and establish a risk prediction model among adult patients receiving antineoplastic chemotherapy. METHOD: historical cohort study based on information obtained from the medical files of 127 patients cared for in the cancer unit of a private hospital in a city in Minas Gerais, Brazil. Data were analyzed using descriptive and bivariate statistics, with survival and multivariate analysis by Cox regression...
January 8, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Varinia Rodríguez Campo, Tatiana Paravic Klijn
OBJECTIVE: to determine the perception of verbal abuse and mobbing and the associated factors of paramedic technicians (nursing assistants) and professionals (nurses, midwives, kinesiologists) in the pre-hospital care areas of three regions in the south of Chile. METHODS: descriptive and correlational study was performed within the professional community and a two-stage sample of the paramedic technician population in three regions. The questionnaire "workplace violence in the health sector" (spanish version) was applied after signing the informed consent...
January 8, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Patrícia Louise Rodrigues Varela, Rosana Rosseto de Oliveira, Emiliana Cristina Melo, Thais Aidar de Freitas Mathias
OBJECTIVE: to analyze the prevalence of pregnancy complications and sociodemographic profile of puerperal patients with complications, according to the form of financing of the childbirth service. METHOD: cross-sectional study with interview of 928 puerperal women whose childbirth was financed by the Unified Health System, health plans and private sources (other sources than the Unified Health System). The sample was calculated based on the births registered in the Information System on Live Births, stratified by hospital and form of financing of the childbirth service...
January 8, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Gisele de Lacerda Chaves Vieira, Adriana Silvino Pagano, Ilka Afonso Reis, Júlia Santos Nunes Rodrigues, Heloísa de Carvalho Torres
OBJECTIVE: to perform the translation, adaptation and validation of the Diabetes Attitudes Scale - third version instrument into Brazilian Portuguese. METHODS: methodological study carried out in six stages: initial translation, synthesis of the initial translation, back-translation, evaluation of the translated version by the Committee of Judges (27 Linguists and 29 health professionals), pre-test and validation. The pre-test and validation (test-retest) steps included 22 and 120 health professionals, respectively...
January 8, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Carmen Gracinda Silvan Scochi, Márcia de Assunção Ferreira, Francine Lima Gelbcke
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December 21, 2017: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Vanessa Cristina Alves, Weslen Carlos Junior de Freitas, Jeferson Silva Ramos, Samantha Rodrigues Garbis Chagas, Cissa Azevedo, Luciana Regina Ferreira da Mata
OBJECTIVE: to analyze the correspondence between the actions contained in the fall prevention protocol of the Ministry of Health and the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) by a cross-mapping. METHOD: this is a descriptive study carried out in four stages: protocol survey, identification of NIC interventions related to nursing diagnosis, the risk of falls, cross-mapping, and validation of the mapping from the Delphi technique. RESULTS: there were 51 actions identified in the protocol and 42 interventions in the NIC...
December 21, 2017: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Jéssica Caroline Dos Santos, Daniel Nogueira Cortez, Maísa Mara Lopes Macedo, Edna Afonso Reis, Ilka Afonso Reis, Heloísa Carvalho Torres
OBJECTIVE: to compare the adherence and empowerment of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus for self-care practices and glycemic control in group education strategies and home visits. METHOD: Clinical trial with ten randomized clusters, performed with 238 patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus distributed in group education, home visit, and control group. Socio-demographic data, glycated hemoglobin and those obtained from the self-care and empowerment questionnaires were collected...
December 21, 2017: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Lillian Dias Castilho Siqueira, Maria Helena Larcher Caliri, Vanderlei José Haas, Beatrice Kalisch, Rosana Aparecida Spadoti Dantas
OBJECTIVE: to analyze the metric validity and reliability properties of the MISSCARE-BRASIL survey. METHOD: methodological research conducted by assessing construct validity and reliability via confirmatory factor analysis, known-groups validation, convergent construct validation, analysis of internal consistency and test-retest reliability. The sample consisted of 330 nursing professionals, of whom 86 participated in the retest phase. RESULTS: of the 330 participants, 39...
December 21, 2017: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Rafael Silva Marconato, Maria Ines Monteiro
OBJECTIVE: to check the association of the proposed priorities of the institutional protocol of risk classification with the outcomes and evaluate the profile of the care provided in an emergency unit. METHOD: observational epidemiological study based on data from the computerized files of a Reference Emergency Unit. Care provided to adults was evaluated regarding risk classification and outcomes (death, hospitalization and hospital discharge) based on the information recorded in the emergency bulletin...
December 21, 2017: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Marisa Dibbern Lopes Correia, Erika Christiane Marocco Duran
OBJECTIVE: to develop the operational and conceptual definitions of the defining characteristics and related factors of the nursing diagnosis Acute Pain (00132) for nonverbal critically ill patients. METHOD: integrative literature review in the databases/libraries: Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System Online (MEDLINE via Pubmed), Cochrane Library, The Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) and Latin American & Caribbean Health Sciences Literature (LILACS)...
December 21, 2017: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Rafaela Azevedo Abrantes de Oliveira, Márcia Maria Fontão Zago, Sally Elizabeth Thorne
OBJECTIVE: analyze cancer survivors' reports about their communication with health professional team members and describe the similarities and differences in interactional patterns between Brazilian and Canadian health care contexts. METHOD: This study adopted a qualitative health research approach to secondary analysis, using interpretive description as the methodology, allowing us to elaborate a new research question and look at the primary data from a different perspective...
December 21, 2017: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Geórgia Alcântara Alencar Melo, Renan Alves Silva, Francisco Gilberto Fernandes Pereira, Joselany Áfio Caetano
OBJECTIVE: to make the cultural adaptation and evaluate the reliability of the Brazilian version of the General Comfort Questionnaire for chronic hemodialytic renal patients. METHOD: methodological study with the following steps: translation; consensus among judges; back-translation; validation of equivalence (semantic, idiomatic, experimental and conceptual) by 12 judges; and pre-test with 80 chronic renal patients on hemodialysis. Reliability was checked through measures of internal consistency (Cronbach's alpha)...
December 21, 2017: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Raquel Rey Villar, Salvador Pita Fernández, Carmen Cereijo Garea, Mª Teresa Seoane Pillado, Vanesa Balboa Barreiro, Cristina González Martín
OBJECTIVES: to determine the quality of life and anxiety in patients with breast cancer and the changes they experience after treatments. METHOD: prospective study. Breast cancer statistics (n=339, confidence=95%, accuracy= ± 5.32%). The quality of life questionnaires (QLQ) used were QLQ C-30 and QLQ Br23, and the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI) was used for anxiety. A multivariate analysis was performed to identify variables associated with baseline quality of life and anxiety as well as pre- and post-treatment differences...
December 21, 2017: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
María Del Carmen Giménez-Espert, Vicente-Javier Prado-Gascó
OBJECTIVES: to analyze differences in the variables for the object of this study (attitude toward communication, emotional intelligence, and empathy) according to sex; verify correlations among variables between men and women and analyze regression models according to sex. METHOD: the ATC was used to measure attitudes toward communication; the Jefferson Scale of Empathy was used to measure empathy; and the Trait Meta Mood Scale 24 was used to measure emotional intelligence...
December 11, 2017: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
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