Ana Elza de Oliveira Mendonça

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OBJECTIVES To validate an instrument to assess quality of mobile emergency pre-hospital care. METHOD A methodological study where 20 professionals gave their opinions on the items of the proposed instrument. The analysis was performed using Kappa test (K) and Content Validity Index (CVI), considering K> 0.80 and CVI ≥ 0.80. RESULTS Three items were(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify the main factors of the physical domain modified after kidney transplantation and analyze the influence of those aspects in the perception of Overall quality of life (QOL). METHOD Longitudinal study, conducted with 63 chronic kidney patients, evaluated before and after kidney transplant, using the quality of life scale proposed by(More)
5 PhD, Department of Nursing, Health Sciences Center, Federal University of Norte, Natal, RN, Brazil. ABSTRACT Objective: To identify the main factors of the physical domain modified after kidney transplantation and analyze the influence of those aspects in the perception of Overall quality of life (QOL). Method: Longitudinal study, conducted with 63(More)
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/19820194201600069 Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Natal, RN, Brazil. Universidade Federal Campina Grande, Campina Grande, PB, Brazil. Escola de Enfermagem, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil. Conflicts of interest: there are no conflicts of interest to declare. Abstract Objective: To identify the main(More)
Objectives: to investigate if the general and specific physical examination was performed at the first prenatal consultation in the Family Basic Health Units; to identify which stages of the general and specific physical examination were developed by nurses and which instruments are used in the nursing consultations to pregnant women. Method: this is an(More)
Objective: To identify changes on quality of life after the effectiveness of kidney transplantation and verify the influence of sociodemographic factors on quality of life. Methods: This is a descriptive study with study with longitudinal design. Data were collected in a private place, using the World Health Organization Quality of Life (WHOQOL-bref)(More)
This study aimed to identify the time needed for confirmation of brain death and its relation to organ donation. Quantitative, descriptive and retrospective study with 175 patients who had diagnosis of brain death completed between january and december 2013. The time from 11 to 20 hours (38.9%) prevailed, with average of 17.91 hours (SD 17.53). There was(More)
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