Beatriz Amorim Beltrão

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OBJECTIVE to characterize nutritional status and variables that predict nutritional changes in children with congenital heart disease. METHOD a cross-sectional study undertaken in two health institutions between January and June 2009, using a questionnaire with questions about nutrition, applied to 132 children under two years of age who had congenital(More)
OBJECTIVE The development of operational definitions leads to accurate assessments of health conditions. Many health indicators in the Nursing Outcomes Classification require the development of operational definitions. We sought to determine the validity of operational definitions for indicators of nursing outcomes that assess respiratory status in children(More)
AIM To check the content validity of operational definitions for respiratory indicators of ineffective breathing pattern of children with congenital heart disease. METHODS A methodologic study performed with Brazilian expert nurses that assesses the item-objective congruence and adequacy of criteria of operational definitions for indicators of ineffective(More)
UNLABELLED Clinical indicators of ineffective breathing pattern in children with congenital heart disease. OBJECTIVES To analyze the accuracy of clinical predictors of nursing diagnosis "Ineffective breathing pattern in children with congenital heart disease". METHOD 1:1 case-control study with 30 children with congenital heart disease. Fifteen children(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence of ineffective breathing pattern and the accuracy of its defining characteristics, among children and adolescents with congenital heart disease. BACKGROUND The NANDA International nursing diagnosis, ineffective breathing pattern, has been noted to have high prevalence in different(More)
OBJECTIVE to analyze the accuracy of the defining characteristics of the Impaired gas exchange nursing diagnosis in children with acute respiratory infection. METHOD open prospective cohort study conducted with 136 children monitored for a consecutive period of at least six days and not more than ten days. An instrument based on the defining(More)
The aim of this study was to identify the defining characteristics that allow clinical differentiation of the nursing diagnoses, ineffective breathing pattern (IBP), ineffective airway clearance (IAC), and impaired gas exchange (IGE). A secondary analysis with a cohort design was developed from 1128 records obtained during the hospital stay of 136 children(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to analyze the accuracy of the defining characteristics of ineffective breathing pattern (IBP) in postoperative cardiac patients. METHODS A diagnostic accuracy study was performed with 98 patients. Measures of sensitivity, specificity, predictive values, likelihood ratios, diagnostic odds ratio, and area under the ROC(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the diagnostic accuracy measures of defining characteristics of respiratory nursing diagnoses "impaired gas exchange" and "impaired spontaneous ventilation" in asmathics children in emergency department. METHODS Observational, descriptive transversal study developed between April and September 2013 in a hospital in northeastern(More)
OBJECTIVE to analyze the defining characteristics of the nursing diagnosis "ineffective airway clearance" in children with acute respiratory infection. METHOD cross-sectional descriptive study, developed in two hospitals specialized in care for children. It was held a detailed respiratory evaluation of the child to identify the defining characteristics of(More)