Lígia Fahl Fonseca

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Cytogenetic studies on mosquitoes collected inside bednets near Bissau City confirmed the presence of Anopheles melas Theobald and An. gambiae Giles sensu stricto, the latter species prevailing in rainy season samples (approximately 80% in average) and the former in dry season samples (> 90%). Seasonal and ecogeographical variations in the frequency of(More)
A theoretical study aimed to analyze the existing knowledge in the literature on the perioperative thirst symptom from the perspective of Symptom Management Theory, and supplemented with the experience of the study group and thirst research. Thirst is described as a very intense symptom occurring in the perioperative period, and for this reason it cannot be(More)
Objective: to analyze the strategies used to relieve the thirst of hospitalized patients. Method: an integrative review, for which the databases PubMed, LILACS, CINAHL and the group of references organized by the Group for Study and Research of Thirst were selected for the search of primary studies, with the keywords: thirst, ice, cold, intervention,(More)
4 Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing, State University of Londrina, Londrina, PR, Brazil. ABSTRACT A theoretical study aimed to analyze the existing knowledge in the literature on the perioperative thirst symptom from the perspective of Symptom Management Theory, and supplemented with the experience of the study group and thirst research. Thirst is(More)
OBJECTIVE To develop a safety protocol for the management of thirst in the immediate postoperative period. METHOD Quantitative, methodological, and applied study conducted in April-August 2012. An extensive literature search and expert consultation was carried out to develop the protocol and its operating manual. Theoretical and semantic analyzes were(More)
OBJECTIVE Developing and validating a scale to assess perioperative thirst discomfort. METHOD A methodological research conducted in 2014 and 2015 at the surgical center of a public hospital in the north of Paraná, Brazil. The scale was developed after literature review, followed by face and content validation, and reliability assessment through its(More)
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