Emiliane Nogueira de Souza

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PURPOSE To compare the obliquity of the palpebral fissures of three different racial populations. METHODS Prospective observational study. Frontal views of the palpebral fissures of three different groups of subjects (Brazilian whites, Brazilian Japanese, and Brazilian Indians from the Upper Rio Negro Basin of the Amazonas State) were acquired with a(More)
This was a consensus study with six cardiology nurses with the objective of selecting nursing diagnoses, outcomes and interventions described by NANDA International (NANDA-I), Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC), Nursing Intervention Classification (NIC), for home care of patients with heart failure (HF). Eight nursing diagnoses (NDs) were pre-selected(More)
Adherence to chronic Oral Anticoagulant Therapy (OAT) is directly related to patients' understanding of the therapy. This study verified the knowledge of patients with mechanical valve prostheses concerning OAT. This is a contemporary cross-sectional study, the sample is composed of patients with mechanical valve prostheses (MVP) in outpatient follow-up. A(More)
OBJECTIVE To verify the effect of an educative nursing intervention composed of home visits and phone calls on patients' knowledge about the disease, self-care and adhesion to the treatment. METHODS Randomized clinical trial with patients with recent hospitalization caused by decompensated heart failure. There were two groups: the intervention group,(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of the study is to evaluate the effectiveness of nursing interventions (NIC) using nursing outcomes (NOC) and based on NANDA-I nursing diagnoses in patients with heart failure in home care. METHOD In this longitudinal study, 23 patients with heart failure were followed for 6 months, in four home visits. During the visits, nursing(More)
OBJECTIVE To adapt and validate a Brazilian Portuguese version of the European Heart Failure Self-Care Behavior Scale. METHODS The cross-cultural adaptation (translation, synthesis, back-translation, expert committee review, and pretesting) and validation (assessment of face validity, content validity, and internal consistency reliability) were carried(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate nursing professionals' theoretical knowledge of cardiopulmonary arrest (CPA) treatment before specific training, immediately after, and six months later. METHODS Cohort study, performed in a cardiology hospital in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul (November/2005 to May/2006), Brazil. Nurses, nursing technicians and assistants were(More)
Knowledge about the prevalence of nursing diagnosis (ND) helps to provide the necessary care and to guide continuing education programs. This cross-sectional study aimed to identify the main nursing diagnosis (ND) prescribed in intensive care units (ICU) and to compare them with medical and surgical patients. Data analysis was performed according to the(More)
The nursing records are essential to generate benefits to individualized care planning, once data collection is the first step of the Nursing Process. The purpose of this study is to analyze the records made by nurses during each physical patient examination in critical care units (CCU) and hospitalization units (HU). This is a transverse and retrospective(More)
AIMS Home-based interventions for heart failure (HF) patients might be particularly effective in middle-income countries, where social, cultural, and economic constraints limit the effectiveness of HF treatment outside the hospital environment. METHODS AND RESULTS HELEN-II was a randomized clinical trial conducted in Brazil designed to evaluate the(More)