Ruth Natália Teresa Turrini

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This article characterizes hypersensitivity reactions during anesthetic-surgical procedures. This integrative literature review was conducted in the LILACS, CINAHL, COCHRANE and MEDLINE databases including papers published from 1966 to September 2011. A total of 17 case reports, two prevalence studies and one cohort study were identified. Latex reactions(More)
PURPOSE To create and validate educational material for patients undergoing orthognathic surgery. METHODS The design included five phases: (a) a review of the literature regarding surgical complications; (b) gathering information on the needs of patients through blogs and virtual communities; (c) evaluating patient perceptions of the post-operative period(More)
BACKGROUND Compliance with the best surgical antibiotic prophylaxis practice is usually low despite many published guidelines. OBJECTIVE This study investigated compliance with the Hospital Infection Control Committee guideline for antibiotic prophylaxis in a Brazilian hospital using quality indicators. METHODS A retrospective study was carried out from(More)
The aims of the study were to describe nurses' positions on nursing process and their perception of power; and to analyse associations between positions on nursing process, power perception and selected variables. One thousand six hundred and five nurses (86.9% female, mean age=44.12 years, SD=9.55) participated in the study. Mean score on the Positions on(More)
OBJECTIVE estimate the psychometric properties in the adaptation of the instrument Positions on Nursing Diagnosis to assess nursing staff members' attitudes towards the nursing process. METHOD methodological study with a non-probabilistic sample of 973 nursing assistants and 632 baccalaureate nurses from 35 hospitals and outpatient clinics affiliated with(More)
Innovations in minimally invasive surgery have led to more procedures being performed in the interventional radiology suite. It, therefore, is essential that nurses in radiology departments be competent to care for all types of patients. Use of nursing classification systems can improve care by providing standardized language for documentation. We conducted(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify the length of perioperative fasting among patients submitted to gastrointestinal cancer surgeries. METHOD Retrospective cohort study, developed by consulting the medical records of 128 patients submitted to gastrointestinal cancer surgeries. RESULTS The mean of total length of fasting was 107.6 hours. The total length of fasting(More)
Rev Esc Enferm USP · 2015; 49(2):216-220 1 Enfermeira, Comissão de Controle de Infecção Hospitalar, Santa Casa de Misericórdia de Lorena, Lorena, SP, Brasil. 2 Professora Livre-Docente, Escola de Enfermagem, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brasil. 3 Professora Doutora, Escola de Enfermagem, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brasil.(More)
Objective: to evaluate the effectiveness of massage and reiki in the reduction of stress and anxiety in clients at the Institute for Integrated and Oriental Therapy in Sao Paulo (Brazil). Method: clinical tests randomly done in parallel with an initial sample of 122 people divided into three groups: Massage + Rest (G1), Massage + Reiki (G2) and a Control(More)
A retrospective study with 69 deaths occurred at a pediatric hospital in 1993 was undertaken to identify the relationship of nosocomial infection with death. Pneumonia and bloodstream infection were the main site of infection. A higher prevalence of gram-negative bacteria was also observed. The hospital infection was causally related to death in 30.4% and(More)