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Investigación y Educación en Enfermería

Alejandro Orgambídez, Helena Almeida
OBJECTIVES: This work sought to assess the predictor role of work engagement and social support from the supervisor and coworkers on affective commitment with the organization in nursing staff from southern Portugal. METHODS: A cross-sectional study was conducted with participation from 215 nursing professionals from three public hospitals in southern Portugal. RESULTS: Of the respondents, 77.21% were women. Statistically significant and positive correlations were observed between affective organizational commitment and the three dimensions of engagement: vigor (r=0...
February 2018: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
Zahra Molazem, Zahra Shahabfard, Alireza Askari, Majid Najafi Kalyani
OBJECTIVES: To investigate the effect of the peer group education on the fear, anxiety and depression levels of the patients undergoing angiography. METHODS: In this clinical trial, 70 patients referred to Vali-E-Asr clinic of Fasa (Iran) for undergoing coronary angiography were selected by random sampling and divided into experimental and control groups. The experimental group (n=35) received the necessary instructions about coronary angiography by those in a trained peer group (Two former patients, having experienced in the procedure), while in the control group (n=35) the routine instructions were presented by the department's nurses...
February 2018: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
Consuelo Martínez Villa, Yesica Rangel Flores
OBJECTIVES: This work sought to learn which and how are the professional experiences that influence upon significance processes of obstetric care in nurses working in toco-surgery rooms. METHODS: This was a qualitative study with grounded theory approach. Individual interviews were conducted with 16 nurses who work in two public hospitals in a border city in northern Mexico. Data analysis was performed according to that proposed by Strauss and Corbin. RESULTS: Four categories were identified that explain the relationship established among the professional experiences and the significance processes of obstetric care; these are: Dilution of borders and demand for interculturality, Modification in the scale of values associated to care, Institutional and public policy crises, and Violence endured within the work setting...
February 2018: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
Olga Lucía Cortés, Luz Dary Salazar-Beltrán, Yudi Andrea Rojas-Castañeda, Andrea Alvarado-Muriel, Aracelly Serna-Restrepo, Doris Grinspun
OBJECTIVES: This work sought to evaluate the association between using preventive hydrocolloid dressings and the onset of pressure ulcers in hospitalized patients. METHODS: Retrospective cohort study that included adult patients with high risk of pressure ulcers (PU) evaluated according to the Braden scale and who had been admitted with preventive purposes to a skin care program. The preventive care prescribed by the nursing staff included using hydrocolloid dressing plus conventional care (HD+CC) or only conventional care (CC), in a tier IV hospital in Bogotá, Colombia...
February 2018: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
Sailaxmi Gandhi, Vijayalakshmi Poreddi, Nagarajaiah, Marimutthu Palaniappan, S Sai Nikhil Reddy, Suresh BadaMath
OBJECTIVES: To assess nurses' knowledge, attitude and practice towards using physical restraints among psychiatric patients. METHODS: A descriptive cross sectional survey was carried out among conveniently selected sample of nurses working in psychiatry departments at a tertiary care center. The data was collected using self reported questionnaires of Suen. RESULTS: The findings revealed that nurses had good knowledge (7.2±1.7, maximum posible=11), favorable attitudes 30...
February 2018: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
Ali Khani Jeihooni, Seyyed Hannan Kashfi, Mina Bahmandost, Pooyan Afzali Harsini
OBJECTIVES: To determine the effect of educational program based on Health Belief Model (HBM) on promoting preventive behaviors of nosocomial infections in nurses. METHODS: In this randomized controlled trial study, 120 nurses working in a hospital in Fasa City, Fars (Iran). Intervention group (n=60) received an educational program based on HBM while control group (n=60) did not received it. A questionnaire consisting of demographic information, HBM constructs (knowledge, perceived susceptibility, perceived severity, perceived benefits, perceived barriers, self-efficacy, performance and cues to action) was used to measure changes toward the prevention of nosocomial infections before, immediately after intervention and four months later (of the end of the intervention)...
February 2018: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
Lina Ximena Jaramillo Santiago, Sandra Patricia Osorio Galeano, Diego Alejandro Salazar Blandón
OBJECTIVES: This work sought to describe the quality of nursing care from the perceptions of parents of children hospitalized in a neonatal unit. METHODS: Descriptive cross-sectional study conducted in an institution with tier III level of care in the city of Medellín (Colombia). Information was gathered by using the CARE-Q instrument, which was answered by the parents of newborns hospitalized in neonatal unit. The sampling was intentional. RESULTS: The study had the participation of 121 individuals; 67...
February 2018: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
Mercedes Rativa Velandia, Sonia Patricia Carreño Moreno
OBJECTIVES: This work sought to determine the family economic burden associated with caring for the child with cancer. METHODS: Descriptive study with quantitative approach. The sample comprised 50 families of children with cancer attending a foundation in Bogotá (Colombia), which accompanies integrally children with lupus and cancer from a vulnerable population (providing food, psychological and spiritual advice, lodging, transportation and education). An identification file was employed to characterize the subjects and the Survey "Financial cost of caring for Chronic illness" by Montoya et al...
February 2018: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
María Paula Bolívar Murcia, Joan Paola Cruz González, Luz Angélica Rodríguez Bello
OBJECTIVES: Evaluate the change over time of psychosocial risk management for the nursing personnel of an intermediate complexity clinic of Bogota (Colombia). METHODS: Descriptive and correlational research performed under the approach of risk management (identification, analysis, assessment and treatment). The psychosocial risk of the nursing personnel was studied through 10-year system dynamics models (with and without the implementation of the policy of good practices on the risk treatment) in two scenarios: when the nursing personnel works shifts of 6 hours (morning or afternoon) and when they work over 12 hours (double shift or night shift)...
February 2018: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
María Alejandra Ortega Barco, Lucy Muñoz de Rodríguez
OBJECTIVES: This work sought to compare the evaluation of the nursing care provided during the parturition process in the intervention group based on Swanson's theory of caring versus that of the control group that received conventional care. METHODS: Preventive-type controlled clinical trial conducted in a tier II hospital in San Gil, Santander (Colombia). During the parturition process, the intervention group received care based on Swanson's theory of caring (n=20) and the control group received conventional care (n=23)...
February 2018: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
Raquel de Castro Figueiredo Pereira Coelho, Sabrina Nunes Garcia, Larissa Marcondes, Flaviane Andreele Jacinto da Silva, Aline de Paula, Luciana Puchalski Kalinke
OBJECTIVES: To compare the general quality of life of women with breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy in a public and a private institution. METHODS: Longitudinal observational study including 115 women with breast cancer in an outpatient chemotherapy treatment at two health institutions, one public and one private, in the city of Curitiba (Brazil). The Quality of Life Questionnaire-C30 and the Quality of Life Questionnaire - Breast Cancer Module instruments were applied at three moments of treatment (onset, 40-50 days, and 85-95 days after initiation)...
February 2018: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
Cristina María Mejía Merino, Lida Faneyra Zapata, Diana Patricia Molina Berrio, Juan David Arango Urrea
OBJECTIVES: This work sought to describe the meanings constructed in the experiences of women in relation to the care received by the healthcare staff at the moment of delivery. METHODS: Qualitative study using the procedures proposed by the Grounded theory for data analysis. The sample comprised 18 women over 14 years of age, between 40 days and 6 months postpartum. Twelve of the participants were selected through convenience and to reach saturation of the categories, six more participants were included by using theoretical sampling...
February 2018: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
Maria Virgínia Filgueiras de Assis Mello, Margareth Angelo
OBJECTIVES: To identify the impact of chronic kidney disease on patients and their families. METHODS: This is a qualitative study conducted by the theoretical and methodological reference of Symbolic Interactionism and Narrative Research. The scenario of the study was the State of Amapá, in the extreme north of Brazil. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 15 patients who experienced hemodialysis therapy and 16 family members. RESULTS: The thematic analysis of the narratives resulted in the identification of two themes: life before the disease and life invaded by the disease...
February 2018: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
Jhon Henry Osorio-Castaño
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February 2018: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
Lara Helk Souza, Zaida Aurora Sperli Geraldes Soler, Maria de Lourdes Sperli Geraldes Santos, Natália Sperli Geraldes Marin Dos Santos Sasaki
OBJECTIVES: To analyze the degree of bonding of puerperae with their babies, both in isolation and associated with experiences during and after labor. METHODS: A cross-sectional study carried out among 200 puerperae in São José do Rio Preto, Brazil. To evaluate the mother-child bond, we used the Mother-to-Infant Bonding Scale (MIBS). RESULTS: The mean age of puerperae was 26.4 years; most women were white (60.0%), were married (87.5%), and had an elementary education (51...
October 2017: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
Claudia Soto Núñez, Lissette Avilés Reinoso, Camila Lucchini Raies, Paz Soto Fuentes
OBJECTIVES: This work sought to unveil the meaning expressed by clinical nurses by being mentors for students from the nursing internship level. METHODS: Phenomenological research. In-depth interviews were conducted with nine clinical nurses from a hospital in Santiago de Chile, who participate as mentors of nursing students in their last stage of university formation. RESULTS: Four comprehensive categories were obtained with their respective units of meaning by nursing: 1) vocation and gratification, 2) personal and professional challenge, 3) big responsibility, and 4) transmission of experience...
October 2017: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
Carolina Antolinez Figueroa, Carlos Julio Saavedra Cantor, Ana Helena Puerto Guerrero, Carol Margeth Calderón Romero
OBJECTIVES: Describe the meaning of parenting as a teenager. METHODS: Study of the qualitative approach with phenomenological approach in the fourth village of San Cristobal (Bogotá, Colombia). The information was obtained by means of semi-structed interviews, participant observation, photos, daily and focal groups field. The information analysis was performed using the phenomenological method of Amadeo Giorgi. RESULTS: The meaning of their parenthood in the adolescents revealed five units of sense: emotional ambivalence, paternity as a process of learning, changes in lifestyle, making a life project and support networks...
October 2017: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
Sandra Olimpia Gutiérrez Enríquez, Luis Fernando Méndez Donjuan, Yolanda Terán Figueroa, Darío Gaytán Hernández, Cuauhtémoc Oros Ovalle, Aracely Díaz Oviedo
OBJECTIVES: The study sought to assess the impact of applying a learning strategy to improve the quality of sample collection during cervical screening by students from the Nursing Degree Program doing social service. METHODS: This was a longitudinal, quasi-experimental study with the participation of 23 interns from the Nursing Degree Program at a public university from San Luis Potosí, Mexico. The work assessed knowledge of practical skills in taking cervical cytology tests and the quality of samples before and after applying a learning strategy that included 10 h of theoretical training and 22 h of practices on themes related to sample collection in cervical screening...
October 2017: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
Marcia Diana Umebayashi Zanoti, Helena Megumi Sonobe, Sidney José Lima Ribeiro, Ana Maria Minarelli Gaspar
OBJECTIVES: To describe the development of the bacterial cellulose coating with anti-inflammatory Ibuprofen (BC/Ibu) and to evaluate the cicatrization process with its use in patients with chronic wounds of venous and diabetic etiology. METHODS: Longitudinal descriptive study. The cellulose membrane, cultivated with bacteria Gluconacetobacter xylinus and with incorporation of Ibuprofen, was used in the treatment of patients with chronic wounds in public health services in a Brazilian municipality...
October 2017: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
Isadora Trinquinato, Rodrigo Marques da Silva, Sonia Betzabeth Ticona Benavente, Camila Cristine Antonietti, Ana Lúcia Siqueira Costa Calache
OBJECTIVES: To identify the gender differences in assessing quality of life of patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment for colorectal cancer. METHODS: This is a cross-sectional investigation conducted with 144 patients (72 men and 72 women) undergoing chemotherapy treatment in a southeastern Brazilian hospital. Data were gathered trough a sociodemographic and clinical information form and the Health-related Quality of Life instrument from the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer...
October 2017: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
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