Deborah Ribeiro Carvalho

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Clinical guidelines are documents that assist healthcare professionals, facilitating and standardizing diagnosis, management, and treatment in specific areas. Computerized guidelines as decision support systems (DSS) attempt to increase the performance of tasks and facilitate the use of guidelines. Most DSS are not integrated into the electronic health(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify, with the assistance of computational techniques, rules concerning the conditions of the physical environment for the classification of risk micro-areas. METHODS Exploratory research carried out in Curitiba, Southern Brazil, in 2007. It was divided into three phases: the identification of attributes to classify a micro-area; the(More)
This study aims to identify patterns in maternal and fetal characteristics in the prediction of infant mortality by incorporating innovative techniques like data mining, with proven relevance for public health. A database was developed with infant deaths from 2000 to 2004 analyzed by the Committees for the Prevention of Infant Mortality, based on(More)
OBJECTIVE To develop a proposal for a nursing panel of indicators based on the guiding principles of Balanced Scorecard. METHOD A single case study that ranked 200 medical records of patients, management reports and protocols, which are capable of generating indicators. RESULTS We identified 163 variables that resulted in 72 indicators; of these, 32(More)
The present study aims to validate 15 terms and definitions for submission to the International Classification for Nursing Practice ICNP<sup>®</sup>. The terms were extracted from 148,299 narratives of the evolution of nursing care, free texts from Electronic Health Records, in a Brazilian university hospital. These terms were mapped with ICNP<sup>®</sup>(More)
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