Lúcia Marinilza Beccaria

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AIMS to evaluate the quality of life in severe sepsis survivors, using specific QoL questionnaires: the EuroQol-5 Dimensions and the Visual Analogue Scale (EQ-VAS). METHOD This case-control study was performed in patients discharged from a teaching hospital after being admitted to the ICU with severe sepsis. Medical records from 349 patients were(More)
OBJECTIVES To identify the main causes for hospital admissions and deaths related to systemic arterial hypertension and diabetes mellitus (DM), and to analyze morbidity and mortality trends, in a municipality in São Paulo's countryside, by comparing two three-years periods, 2002 to 2004 and 2010 to 2012. METHODS Cross-sectional study which used secondary(More)
The present study focussed the expectations of 13 nurses from a University hospital regarding to the executive director's managerial style. The Managerial Grid of BLAKE & MOUTON (1987) was used as a theoretical reference and a questionnaire was applied based on the Grid & Leadership in Nursing Instrument elaborated by TREVIZAN (1993). Results evidenced that(More)
Aims: to evaluate the quality of life in severe sepsis survivors, using specific QoL questionnaires: the EuroQol-5 Dimensions and the Visual Analogue Scale (EQ-VAS). Method: This case-control study was performed in patients discharged from a teaching hospital after being admitted to the ICU with severe sepsis. Medical records from 349 patients were(More)
OBJECTIVES To characterize the profile of patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) treated at the emergency department and to verify the time of arrival of each patient (ΔT). Identify how the patient was transported and to correlate Delta-T (ΔT) with the treatment and the prognosis of each patient. METHODS Cross-sectional survey involving 52(More)
OBJECTIVE The understanding of adverse events may simplify the inquiry regarding the quality of nursing care, presuming a foregrounding role in evaluating health services. The aim of the study was to identify adverse events in nursing care in an intensive care unit. METHODS Data were collected using an appropriate form known as problem-oriented record(More)
OBJECTIVE To observe the quality of life of patients with implantable cardioverser-defibrillator (ICD). METHODS Descriptive research with quantitative approach by means of an interview and the analysis of the Questionnaire SF-36 in a cardiovascular outpatient service. Fifty patients users of this device participated in this study during their medical(More)
OBJECTIVE This study assessed the role of the nursing staff in pain management and verified the pain experiences of patients undergoing major surgery and receiving postoperative care in the intensive care unit. METHOD This was a prospective, observational study of postoperative patients who were admitted to the intensive care unit and later discharged to(More)
This is a descriptive and quantitative study, carried out in three hospitals in the Northwest of São Paulo, Brazil. It aimed to verify the existence and use of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) by nursing teams. SOPs describe each critical and sequential step of a task to ensure its expected result. A total of 261 nursing professionals participated in the(More)
OBJECTIVE Verify the changes of endotracheal cuff pressure before and after oral hygiene, head-of-bed elevation at 0º, 30º, and 60º, change in body position, aspiration of the endotracheal tube, and in-bed bathing. METHOD The study sample was composed of 88 patients. We performed 3,696 checks from July to September 2014. RESULTS Pressure values were(More)