Consuelo Helena Aires de Freitas Lopes

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Pressure ulcers are still considered a serious problem, especially in elderly people and in situations of chronic-degenerative diseases. The purpose of this study was to identify the literature production about actions of prevention and treatment performed by nurses published from 1999 to 2004, describing the knowledge produced about the theme. This is a(More)
This study was aimed at investigating the social representations of families and users of mental health services regarding their participation in the treatment of persons with severe mental disease. The study was based on the Theory of Social Representations. Data collection was carried out through the application of a free association of words test and an(More)
The study aimed at comprehending the meaning of the Nursing Process practice for nurses in an intensive care unit. Symbolic interactionism and thematic analysis were used as the theoretical-methodological reference. Seven nurses from an intensive care unit who experience this practice in a public hospital in the city of Fortaleza, Ceará were part of the(More)
This reflexive and theoretical study presents the basic presuppositions of Symbolic Interactionism, which deals with the signification as the theory's central concept, in which the actions are constructed through the interactions among people. It aims to show the affinity of Nursing with that theory by looking for possibilities for interactive care in(More)
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