Maria Aurora Mendes

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Contact screening, as a strategy to identify recently infected individuals, is part of the tuberculosis (TB) elimination strategy. It follows risk stratification concerning the infectiousness of the index patient, the duration and proximity of exposure, and the susceptibility of the contact [1, 2]. For its optimisation it is important to know which risk(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To identify the attributes of the concept 'clinical role of the nurse' in the literature. BACKGROUND The concept of nurses' clinical role is frequently mentioned in literature, but hardly explored in conceptual terms. This has implications for nursing practice and education. DESIGN Qualitative and descriptive study, which corresponds(More)
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