Geraldo Magela Salomé

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OBJECTIVE to know the meanings fo the work in an emergency unit for nursing professionals. METHOD qualitative research with phenomenological approach. Data collection was obtained by means of 14 interviews with nursing professionals. RESULTS coexisting feelings of nursing professionals are fatigue, exhaustion, anguish and revolt for the work overload(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and self-esteem in patients with traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI) and pressure ulcers. METHOD This study was a controlled cross-sectional study. HRQoL was assessed using the generic Medical Outcomes Study 36-Item Short Form Health Survey (SF-36) questionnaire and the Rosenberg(More)
Objective : to evaluate pain in patients with lower limb venous ulcer who used non-adherent Ibuprofen foam dressing (IFD). Methods : we conducted a prospective study of patients with lower limb venous ulcers treated from April 2013 to August 2014. We used the Numerical Scale and McGill Pain Questionnaire, performing the assessments at the moment of(More)
To learn about and understand the feelings experienced by nursing students when making bandages during curricular and extracurricular clinical practice. This is a qualitative study, with a phenomenological framework. The guiding question used was: What did you feel while making the bandage? This study revealed that nursing students feel unprepared for(More)
This study aimed at understanding the structure and the dynamics of the family of couples constituted by people of the same sex, approaching the basis of its experience. The phenomenological approach was used with interviews. From analysis of the testimonies added to our experiences and readings resulted in two thematic categories: "the meaning of the(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate levels of spirituality and hope in patients with diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) according to sociodemographic factors. DESIGN This was a primary, prospective, descriptive, analytical, and clinical study. Questionnaires assessing sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of the patients, the Spirituality Self-rating Scale (SSRS), and(More)
AIM To assess feelings of powerlessness in patients with either venous or diabetic foot ulcers. METHODS This was an exploratory, descriptive, cross-sectional study conducted from May 2010 to August 2012. Two hundred adult patients with either venous leg ulcers (N=100) or diabetic foot ulcers (N=100) were consecutively recruited from an outpatient wound(More)
AIM To evaluate self-esteem in individuals with diabetes mellitus (DM) and foot ulcers. METHODS This was a controlled, cross-sectional, analytical study. We selected 50 individuals with DM and foot ulcers (study group), as well as 50 with DM and without foot ulcers (control group). Self-esteem was evaluated using the Federal University of São(More)
UNLABELLED OBJECTIVE To assess self-esteem in patients with venous leg ulcers treated with Unna's boot. • METHOD A descriptive, analytic, clinical study was conducted from June 2010 to May 2011 in an outpatient wound care clinic in São Paulo, Brazil. Patients of both sexes, aged ≥18 years, who had had a venous leg ulcer for more than one year and a(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the performance and effectiveness of a hydrocolloid dressing (HD) and a transparent polyurethane film (PF) in preventing pressure ulcer (PU) development. METHOD The study was conducted in the intensive care unit, coronary care unit and medical clinic of the Holy House of Mercy of Passos, Brazil. Data were collected 48 hours after(More)