Brígida Gimenez Carvalho

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BACKGROUND The reduction in morbidity and mortality rates from diseases of the circulatory system (DCS) is one of the greatest challenges in primary care, and the implementation of the Family Health Program provides access to the multisectoral and integrated measures required for dealing with these diseases. OBJECTIVE To analyze DCS mortality and(More)
Esta reflexão teórica objetiva evidenciar a relação intersubjetiva presente no trabalho em saúde e enfermagem sob o olhar das seguintes vertentes teóricas: Análise Institucional; Psicodinâmica do Trabalho e Teoria do Agir Comunicativo, com aprofundamento da última. A articulação desses referenciais à abordagem marxiana do trabalho em saúde parte do(More)
This theoretical reflection intends to show the inter-subjective relationship that takes place in health and nursing practices under the following theoretical perspectives: Institutional Analysis, Psychodynamics of Labor and the Theory of Communicative Action, with an emphasis on the latter. Linking these concepts to the Marxist approach to work in the(More)
This article discusses the Brazilian scientific literature on nursing work based on Marxist categories, with the aim of investigating their contributions and tendencies. The study is a quanti-qualitative review of 97 articles published between 1981 and 2008, indexed in the LILACS. It is discussed: number and periodical distribution; themes; methodological(More)
Doctor shortage is a constant problem in smaller cities and towns, which tend to be more vulnerable from a social and economic point of view, and located in geographically isolated areas. The goal of this study was to establish the share and characteristics of the small cities and towns in the macro-region of northern Paraná that subscribed to the Mais(More)
The scope of this study was to analyze the decentralization of health management at city level and its implications for comprehensive access and care for users. A "scoping review" located 1,902 references. After being subjected to the criteria of inclusion and exclusion by judges, 27 articles were selected and charted. The research revealed the following(More)
OBJECTIVE To understand the nursing professionals' conceptions of teamwork and their elements. METHOD A qualitative study conducted in an oncological hospital using a semi-structured interview with 21 nursing professionals. RESULTS Two conceptions emerged from the accounts: teamwork restricted to nursing professionals and teamwork with interprofessional(More)
This study aimed to analyze perceptions of conflict between workers and managers in primary healthcare units and to present a typology of conflicts on the job. This was a comprehensive interpretive case study with a critical hermeneutic approach. Data collection techniques included: focus group with managers, workplace observation, and worker interviews,(More)
OBJECTIVE To understand the meaning of care management attributed by faculty members of a nursing course from the viewpoint of complex thinking. METHODS Qualitative and comprehensive research with case studies, and individual interviews with 17 faculty members of a nursing course of a public university in southern Brazil. The data were subjected to(More)
A reflection on Brazil's legislation for primary care helps understand the way health policy is implemented in the country. This study focuses on the legal provisions aimed at strengthening primary care, drawing on an analysis of documents from the Ministry of Health's priority actions, programs, and strategies. A total of 224 provisions were identified, in(More)