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Type: Artigo de Periódico
Title: Nursing care in the immediate postoperative period : a cross- sectional study
Authors: Serra, Maria Aparecida Alves de Oliveira
Silva Filho, Francisco Ferreira da
Albuquerque, Andrea de Oliveira
Santos, Carlos Alberto Andrade dos
Carvalho Junior, José Freire de
Silva, Roberta de Araújo e
Keywords: Cuidados de Enfermagem;Período Pós-Operatório
Issue Date: Mar-2015
Publisher: Online Brazilian Journal of Nursing
Citation: SERRA, M, A, A, O. et al. Nursing care in the immediate postoperative period : a cross- sectional study. Online Brazilian Journal of Nursing, Niterói, v. 14, n. 2, p. 161-7, mar. 2015.
Abstract: Problem: Nursing care requires attention and systematized care in the immediate postoperative period in order to prevent complications. Aim: To characterize the care provided to patients in the immediate postoperative period; to identify the care offered by nurses to patients and correlate the difficulties of nurses in terms of the use of nursing care systematization. Method: This was a cross-sectional study that used a quantitative approach, conducted between May and June 2013 in an Emergency Hospital in Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil. The sample consisted of 13 nurses working in the post-anaesthetic recovery room. Result: There was a predominance of care directed to the respiratory and cardiovascular system. There was an association between the large number of patients and the non-use of nursing care systematization. Conclusion: Care is not fully offered and nurses have difficulties in using nursing care systematization.
ISSN: 1676-4285
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