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Investigación y Educación en Enfermería

Nydia Stella Caicedo Martínez, Marcela Carrillo Pineda, Joaquín Guillermo Gómez Dávila
OBJECTIVE: This work sought to analyze how educational processes have been developed for breastfeeding in a health institution, starting from the meanings mothers, families, and health staff construct thereon. METHODS: This was qualitative research of ethnographic approach, which included observations during the group educational activities of the programs, focal groups, and interviews of mothers, their families, and the health staff of a hospital unit in the city of Medellín, Colombia...
June 2016: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
Érick Igor Dos Santos, Jéssica Grativol Aguiar Dias de Oliveira
OBJECTIVE: To identify the social representations by nurses about professional autonomy in the care of patients with wounds and analyze their interfaces with the constant incorporation of technologies in this care. METHODS: This is a qualitative research, outlined from the Theory and method of social representations in its procedural approach and performed with 31 nurses. The interviews were submitted to thematic content analysis software NVivo instrumentalized by 10...
June 2016: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
Larissa Soares Mariz, Carla Campos Muniz Medeiros, Bertha Cruz Enders, Caroline Evelin Nascimento Kluczynik Vieira, Kaio Keomma Aires Silva Medeiros, Alexsandro Silva Coura
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the risk factors associated with treatment abandonment by overweight or obese children and adolescents. METHODS: A cross-sectional study, conducted in 2011, at the Childhood Obesity Center, in Campina Grande, Brazil, with the records of 208 children and adolescents, between three and 18 years of age, divided into two groups: Group I included those who abandoned treatment, and Group II included those who did not abandon treatment. RESULTS: Non-adherence was significantly associated with higher income (OR=5...
June 2016: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
Josefina Gallegos-Martínez, Jaime Reyes-Hernández
OBJECTIVE: This work sought to determine the social representations conferred by caregivers, teachers, and children to food, health, and nutrition and the school breakfast program for children from three to seven years of age in the city of San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí, Mexico, through identifying a) knowledge and practices and b) meanings attributed on health and nutrition of children from three to seven years of age and on the school breakfast program. METHODS: This was a qualitative health study...
June 2016: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
Luis Álvaro Bolívar Montes, Amparo Montalvo Prieto
OBJECTIVE: This work sought to determine the factors associated to uncertainty in parents of preterm newborns hospitalized in neonatal intensive care units (NICU). METHODS: This was a cross-sectional analytic study with 117 parents (79 mothers and 38 fathers) of preterm newborns hospitalized in three NICUs of Cartagena (Colombia). Sociodemographic information was included; the biophysical profile of the preterm infant (PTI) and the results from the Mishel Uncertainty in Illness Scale...
June 2016: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
Luana Santos Vital Alves Coelho, Felipe Roner Vilanova Novais, Giulia Armaneli Macedo, Júlia Nunes Neves Dos Santos, Vinícius Lara Sousa, Luis Augusto Mattos Mendes, Daniel Morais Dos Reis, Márcia Christina Caetano Romano
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effects of educational software to improve first grade school students' knowledge about prevention of overweight and obesity. METHODS: This non-controlled trial with a before-and-after evaluation was carried out in an school located in the municipality of Divinópolis (Brazil) among 71 students aged 6 to 10 years. The educational software about prevention of overweight and obesity was designed and then validated. The educational intervention comprised the use of the software...
June 2016: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
Monica Maria de Jesus Silva, Eliana Peres Rocha Carvalho Leite, Denismar Alves Nogueira, Maria José Clapis
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the occurrence of depression during pregnancy and its associated factors. METHODS: Epidemiological, quantitative, descriptive and cross-sectional study, conducted from January to May 2013 with 209 pregnant women in the city of Alfenas, State of South Minas Gerais, Brazil. The Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HASD) of Zigmond y Snaith and a form for characterization of participants were used for data collection. RESULTS: Depression was present in 14...
June 2016: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
Elena Chamorro Rebollo, José Siles González, Cristina Díaz Pérez, Oscar Álvarez López
OBJECTIVE: To describe the work of the Salus Infirmorum Sisterhood in caring for the most underprivileged individuals from the postwar outskirts of Madrid, through the voluntary service of the nurses who were part of that Institution. METHODS: A historical study based on the analysis of primary sources from the Sisterhood's archives. RESULTS: Salus Infirmorum once relied on more than 100 volunteer nurses who treated over 425-thousand people in 21 parish dispensaries located within the neediest neighborhoods of Madrid, providing both preventative and curative medical care...
June 2016: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
Débora Maria Mendonça da Cunha, Thaynara Silva Dos Anjos, Cristiane Franca Lisboa Gois, Maria Cláudia Tavares de Mattos, Luísa Vale Carvalho, Jones de Carvalho, Flávio Aragão Silva, Débora Almeida Silveira Sobral, Kamila de Mendonça Fialho, Eliana Ofélia Llapa Rodriguez
OBJECTIVE: To assess the presence of depressive symptoms in patients with coronary artery disease in the preoperative period for coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) in Aracaju, Sergipe, Brazil. METHODS: A cross-sectional study with 63 hospitalized patients prior to CABG. Two instruments were used for data collection; one for the sociodemographic and clinical characteristics, and the other to evaluate the presence of depressive symptoms, Beck Depression Inventory (BDI)...
June 2016: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
Danielli Teixeira Lima Favaro, Natália Sperli Geraldes Marin Dos Santos Sasaki, Silvia Helena Figueiredo Vendramini, Lilian Castiglioni, Maria de Lourdes Sperli Geraldes Santos
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the impact of an educational group strategy to improve clinical and glycemic parameters in individuals with diabetes and hypertension. METHODS: This descriptive prospective study included 172 individuals living in São José do Rio Preto-SP, Brazil, who were enrolled in a well-integrated educational group called HIPERDIA (Record System for Follow-up of Hypertensive and Diabetic Individuals) coordinated by a qualified multidisciplinary team...
June 2016: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
Caroline Evelin Nascimento Kluczynik Vieira, Larissa Soares Mariz, Dândara Nayara Azevêdo Dantas, Dayane Jéssyca Cunha de Menezes, Márcia Camila Dantas Rêgo, Bertha Cruz Enders
OBJECTIVE: To identify associations between the risk factors for hypertension and the nursing diagnosis of overweight in adolescents. METHODS: Cross-sectional study conducted in 2013 with 347 teenagers attending schools in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, who answered a form about the socioeconomic profile, physical activity, eating habits and family history of disease and who underwent physical examination. For analytical analysis, two groups were formed: students with the Nursing Diagnosis overweight (n=100) and students without this diagnosis (n=247)...
June 2016: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
Francisco Gilberto Fernandes Pereira, Joselany Afio Caetano, Natasha Marques Frota, Maguida Gomes da Silva
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the influence of the use of digital applications in medicament calculation education for nursing students. METHODS: An experimental study was developed with a sample of 100 nursing students, who were divided randomly into two groups (use of the Calculation Medicines - CalcMed application - available free on the Internet, n=50) and control (conventional method of the calculator use and pre-math skills, n=50). Both groups were assessed before and after the application of the teaching strategy through a test with ten specific questions of medicament calculations...
June 2016: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
Jéssica Campos Daniel, Juliana Dias Reis Pessalacia, Ana Flávia Leite de Andrade
OBJECTIVE: The study aimed to understand the health of student experiences to participate in interdisciplinary discussions in bioethics and know the contributions of interdisciplinary methodological resource for the teaching-learning process at graduation. METHODS: Descriptive study of qualitative approach in a public higher education institution of Divinópolis, Minas Gerais, Brazil. RESULTS: Three categories of analysis were identified: ''active methodologies in the training of a professional critic,'' ''interdisciplinary debate as facilitator reflection of bioethics'' and ''feelings and attitudes caused by the interdisciplinary debate...
June 2016: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
Leidy Johanna Rueda Diaz, Diná de Almeida Lopes Monteiro da Cruz, Rita de Cassia Gengo E Silva
OBJECTIVE: To estimate content validity of the diagnosis Caregiver Role Strain. METHODS: Content validation of the defining characteristics according to Fehring's model was undertaken by 6 Colombian nurses and 9 Brazilian counterparts. The relevance of each defining characteristic for the diagnosis was assessed using 5-point Likert type scale. The Mann-Whitney test was used to estimate differences in assessing the relevance of defining characteristics between Brazilian and Colombian nurses...
June 2016: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
Smalyanna Sgren da Costa Andrade, Ana Aline Lacet Zaccara, Kamila Nethielly Souza Leite, Maria Luísa de Almeida Nunes, Hemílio Fernandes Campos Coêlho, Simone Helena Dos Santos Oliveira
OBJECTIVE: Evaluate the knowledge about male and female condoms among women living in subnormal agglomerate and identify sources of information and appropriate care to use. METHODS: Household survey, descriptive, transversal and quantitative study with 300 women over 18 of João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brasil, who began their sexual life. The systematic sampling plan for data collection was used. The interview form included sociodemographic questions and gazed relevant aspects of the use of condoms as a preventive measure of sexually transmitted infections and AIDS...
June 2016: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
Laura Christina Macedo Piosiadlo, Rosa Maria Godoy Serpa da Fonseca
OBJECTIVE: To create and validate an instrument that identifies women's vulnerability to domestic violence through gender subordination indicators in the family. METHODS: An instrument consisting on 61 phrases was created, that indicates gender subordination in the family. After the assessment from ten judges, 34 phrases were validated. The approved version was administered to 321 health service users of São José dos Pinhais (Estado de Paraná, Brasil), along with the validated Portuguese version of the Abuse Assessment Screen (AAS) (for purposes of separating the sample group - the ''YES'' group was composed of women who have suffered violence and the ''NO'' group consisted of women who had not suffered violence)...
June 2016: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
Alexandrina Aparecida Maciel Cardelli, Tai Li Marrero, Rosângela Aparecida Pimenta Ferrari, Júlia Trevisan Martins, Deise Serafim
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the perception of primiparous women about prenatal care in Basic Health Units in a municipality in southern Brazil. METHODS: This is a qualitative research from the perspective of Social Representation Theory, from the following question: How has been the pre-natal care for you? Eighteen pregnant women were interviewed. RESULTS: The analysis resulted in three categories: Expectation representation about prenatal care; Rescuing the care offered in prenatal consultation; Unveiling the (dis) satisfaction with prenatal consultation...
June 2016: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
Vijayalakshmi Poreddi, Sailaxmi Gandhi, Rohini Thimmaiah, Suresh Bm
OBJECTIVE: To understand the views of medical and nursing undergraduates regarding consumer involvement in mental health services. METHODS: A descriptive cross sectional survey was conducted in Bangalore, South India, among medical (n=155) and nursing (n=116) undergraduates using self-reported the Mental Health Consumer Participation Questionnaire of Happell et al. ''Mental health consumer'' or ''consumer'' is defined as a person who is currently using mental health services as either an in-patient or out-patient...
June 2016: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
Isabel Patricia Gómez Palencia, Dina Cantillo Banquett, Melisa Coronado Quintana, Arlys López Villamizar, Yecica Vergara Mendoza
OBJECTIVE: This work sought to explore the relationship between spirituality and religiosity in elderly adults with chronic disease. METHODS: This was a cross-sectional cohort study with a representative sample of 229 elderly adults with chronic disease registered in 12 life centers in the city of Cartagena. Reed's Spiritual Perspective and Francis' Religiosity scales were applied. RESULTS: Mean age was 74.4 years, 62.9% were women, and the most frequent occupations were: unemployed (45...
June 2016: Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
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