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Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem

Eliabe Rodrigues de Medeiros, Danielle Gonçalves da Cruz Rebouças, Alany Carla de Sousa Paiva, Camila Priscila Abdias do Nascimento, Sandy Yasmine Bezerra E Silva, Erika Simone Galvão Pinto
OBJECTIVE: to identify and analyze the available evidence on the strategies used in the studies evaluating health interventions at school. METHOD: this is an integrative review searching in LILACS, CINAHL, CUIDEN, ScienceDirect, and PubMed. From the pre-defined inclusion and exclusion criteria, there were 121 articles chosen to compose the sample. RESULTS: english studies (97.5%), with a quantitative approach (80.2%), related to the interventions carried out in the Region of the Americas (54...
July 16, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Marina Sayuri Yakuwa, Sarah Neill, Débora Falleiros de Mello
OBJECTIVE: to appreciate the strategies promoted by nurses in the context of child health surveillance relevant to early childhood development. METHOD: this is a qualitative study with an inductive thematic analysis of the data, based on the conceptual principles of child health surveillance, and developed through semi-structured interviews with Brazilian nurses working with families in primary health care. RESULTS: the nurses' strategies in favor of child health surveillance focus on actions that anticipate harm with continuous follow-up and monitoring of health indicators...
July 16, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Cristiane Chaves de Souza, Tânia Couto Machado Chianca, Welfane Cordeiro Júnior, Maria do Carmo Paixão Rausch, Gabriela Fontoura Lana Nascimento
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the reliability of the Manchester Triage System to determine the priority of patients in emergency services. METHOD: This is a reliability study with a sample of 361 nurses. The data were collected in three stages and the questionnaires were applied using the electronic software. The agreement was measured by the evaluation of clinical cases. The outcomes evaluated were agreement with the gold standard and intra-observer in the indication of the flowchart, discriminator, and level of risk...
July 16, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Rafael Fernandes Bel Homo, Antônio Fernandes Costa Lima
OBJECTIVE: to identify the average direct cost of maintaining the patency of totally implanted central venous catheter with heparin at a Day Hospital of a public hospital of high complexity specialized in the treatment of cancer patients, and estimate the average direct cost of replacing heparin with sodium chloride 0.9%. METHOD: quantitative, exploratory-descriptive study, with a sample of 200 non-participant observations of the maintenance of totally implanted central venous catheters with heparin...
July 16, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Gilcilene Oliveira Gadelha, Hémilly Caroline da Silva Paixão, Patricia Rezende do Prado, Renata Andréa Pietro Pereira Viana, Thatiana Lameira Maciel Amaral
OBJETIVE: to identify risk factors for death in patients who have suffered non-infectious adverse events. METHOD: a retrospective cohort study with patients who had non-infectious Adverse Events (AE) in an Intensive Care Unit. The Kaplan Meier method was used to estimate the conditional probability of death (log-rank test 95%) and the risk factors associated with death through the Cox regression. RESULTS: patients over 50 years old presented a risk 1...
July 16, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Evelyn Carla Borsari Mauricio, Maria Carolina Barbosa Teixeira Lopes, Ruth Ester Assayag Batista, Meiry Fernanda Pinto Okuno, Cássia Regina Vancini Campanharo
OBJECTIVES: to identify the care measures performed after cardiorespiratory arrest (CRA) and to relate them to the neurological status and survival at four moments: within the first 24 hours, at the discharge, six months after discharge, and one year after discharge. METHOD: retrospective, analytical and quantitative study performed at the Emergency Department of a university hospital in São Paulo. Eighty-eight medical records of CRA patients who had a return of spontaneous circulation sustained for more than 20 minutes were included and the post-CRA care measures performed in the first 24 hours were identified, as well as its relationship with survival and neurological status...
July 16, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Yolanda López-Benavente, José Arnau-Sánchez, Tania Ros-Sánchez, Mª Beatriz Lidón-Cerezuela, Araceli Serrano-Noguera, Mª Dolores Medina-Abellán
OBJECTIVE: to identify difficulties and motivations for the practice of physical exercise in women older than 65 years. METHOD: qualitative study based on the phenomenological theory, with focus groups and in-depth interviews. The nursing staff selected 15 women by intentional sampling using the following criteria: age, time dedicated to physical exercise, independence, and absence of cognitive impairment and contraindication for this activity. Two focus groups were formed (one of them did physical exercise for less than 150 minutes per week and the other at least 150 minutes per week) in addition to conducting five in-depth interviews...
July 16, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Maria de Fátima Araújo, Nilza Nogueira Caldevilla, Candida Maciel, Felicidade Malheiro, María Aurora Rodríguez-Borrego, Pablo Jesús López-Soto
OBJECTIVE: to determine the diagnosis of the situation regarding documentation of falls and risk of falls in people older than 75 years in basic health units in Spain and Portugal. METHOD: mixed exploratory study in two stages: (i) quantitative descriptive of randomly selected fall records produced in one year (597 records; 197 Spanish and 400 Portuguese); and (ii) qualitative, with the purpose of knowing the perception of health professionals employing semi-structured interviews (72 professionals, 16 Spanish and 56 Portuguese)...
July 16, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Antônio Fernandes Costa Lima
OBJECTIVE: to analyze the mean direct cost of the constituent procedures of conventional hemodialysis, performed in three public teaching and research hospitals. METHOD: quantitative, exploratory-descriptive study, of the multiple case study type. The mean direct cost was calculated by multiplying the time (timed) spent by nursing professionals, on the execution of procedures, by the unit cost of direct labor, added to the cost of materials and solutions/medications...
July 16, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Raphael Dias de Mello Pereira, Neide Aparecida Titonelli Alvim, Claudia Dayube Pereira, Saint Clair Dos Santos Gomes Junior
OBJECTIVES: to evaluate the efficacy of a laser acupuncture protocol developed and applied by nurses in arterial hypertension patients. METHOD: randomized, multicenter, triple-blind and two-armed clinical trial. The sample consisted of 102 participants, 51 per arm, both sexes, aged between 30 and 75 years, undergoing drug therapy for a year or more, with difficulty to control blood pressure, maintaining regular measures >140x90 mmHg. Participants underwent six standard or simulated laser-acupuncture sessions, for 24 minutes, within a period of six weeks...
July 16, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Carolina Frescura Junges, Odaléa Maria Brüggemann, Roxana Knobel, Roberta Costa
OBJECTIVE: to identify the support actions undertaken for the woman during labor, birth, cesarean section and the postpartum period. METHOD: a transversal study, undertaken in three public maternity hospitals, with a sample of 1,147 companions. The data were collected through interviews and were analyzed using descriptive statistics. The support actions were classified in four dimensions: emotional, physical, informational and relating to intermediation. RESULTS: the majority of interviewees were the partner/father of the baby (76...
June 21, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Wang Li, Zhang Chuanlin, Mu Shaoyu, Chao Hsing Yeh, Chen Liqun, Zhang Zeju
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate case series studies that quantitatively assess the effects of catheter-directed thrombolysis (CDT) and compare the efficacy of CDT and anticoagulation in patients with acute lower extremity deep vein thrombosis (DVT). METHODS: Relevant databases, including PubMed, Embase, Cochrane, Ovid MEDLINE and Scopus, were searched through January 2017. The inclusion criteria were applied to select patients with acute lower extremity DVT treated with CDT or with anticoagulation...
June 21, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Brunna Gabrielly Ferreira da Silva Soares, Andréa Pereira Vicentini
OBJECTIVE: to analyze the use of the Adductor Pollicis Muscle Thickness (APMT) as an anthropometric parameter and prognostic indicator in hospitalized or ambulatory patients. METHOD: systematic review carried out the Web of Science, SCOPUS and Lilacs databases. RESULTS: Twenty-three studies were performed on critical, surgical, oncological, nephropathic and hepatopathic patients, collecting data on bibliographic reference, study site, objectives, number of patients, age group, methodology, main results and conclusion...
June 21, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Clodoaldo Tentes Côrtes, Sonia Maria Junqueira Vasconcellos de Oliveira, Rafael Cleison Silva Dos Santos, Adriana Amorim Francisco, Maria Luiza Gonzalez Riesco, Gilceria Tochika Shimoda
OBJECTIVE: to evaluate the impact of the implementation of evidence-based practices on normal delivery care. METHOD: quasi-experimental, before-and-after intervention study conducted in a public maternity hospital, Amapá. Forty-two professionals and 280 puerperal women were interviewed and data from 555 medical records were analyzed. The study was developed in three phases: baseline audit (phase 1), educational intervention (phase 2) and post-intervention audit (phase 3)...
March 8, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Líliam Barbosa Silva, Sônia Maria Soares, Patrícia Aparecida Barbosa Silva, Joseph Fabiano Guimarães Santos, Lívia Carvalho Viana Miranda, Raquel Melgaço Santos
OBJECTIVE: to evaluate the quality of care provided to older people with diabetes mellitus and/or hypertension in the Primary Health Care (PHC) according to the Chronic Care Model (CCM) and identify associations with care outcomes. METHOD: cross-sectional study involving 105 older people with diabetes mellitus and/or hypertension. The Patient Assessment of Chronic Illness Care (PACIC) questionnaire was used to evaluate the quality of care. The total score was compared with care outcomes that included biochemical parameters, body mass index, pressure levels and quality of life...
March 8, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Rafael Tavares Silveira Silva, Richardson Augusto Rosendo da Silva, Iellen Dantas Campos Verdes Rodrigues, Vinicius Lino de Souza Neto, Bárbara Coeli Oliveira da Silva, Francisca Marta de Lima Costa Souza
OBJECTIVE: to identify the coping strategies of people living with aids to face the disease and analyze them according to sociodemographic, clinical and lifestyle variables. METHOD: this is a cross-sectional quantitative study. The sample consisted of 331 people living with aids treated at an outpatient clinic at a referral hospital for treatment of aids. The Coping Strategies Inventory was used to collect the data. RESULTS: emotion-focused coping modes were more frequently mentioned...
March 8, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Kamylla Santos da Cunha, Selma Regina de Andrade, Alacoque Lorenzini Erdmann
OBJECTIVE: to understand the meaning of the university management performed by nurses managers of the nursing undergraduate course of a public university. METHOD: this is a qualitative research, based on the grounded theory. Data collection took place between May and September 2016, with open interviews, in the scenario of a federal public university. The technique of constant comparative analysis of the data was followed, obtaining a theoretical sample with 19 nurses, in two sample groups...
March 8, 2018: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Geórgia Alcântara Alencar Melo, Andrea Bezerra Rodrigues, Mariana Alves Firmeza, Alex Sandro de Moura Grangeiro, Patrícia Peres de Oliveira, Joselany Áfio Caetano
OBJECTIVE: to evaluate the therapeutic effect of music on anxiety and vital parameters in patients with chronic kidney disease when compared to patients receiving conventional care in hemodialysis clinics. METHOD: randomized clinical trial conducted in three renal replacement therapy clinics. Sixty people with chronic kidney disease undergoing hemodialysis were randomly allocated to an experimental group and a control group, 30 persons per group). State anxiety was evaluated in both groups by the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory...
March 8, 2018: 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
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