Sílvia Cristina Mangini Bocchi

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This is a qualitative study which uses Grounded Theory as its methodological framework and Symbolic Interactionism as a theoretical base to understand the experience of family caregivers for Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA) patients with regard to social support during their rehabilitation process at home. The components (themes and categories) of the(More)
The objective of this quasi-experimental study was to evaluate the impact of telephone confirmation of attendance on the reduction of absenteeism of patients scheduled for elective surgery. The study was conducted at the Surgical Department of the Botucatu School of Medicine for 30 days and included 89 patients. Results showed the effectiveness of the(More)
This article is part of a more comprehensive qualitative study which used grounded theory and symbolic interactionism as theoretical and methodological frameworks, resulting in the theoretical model entitled, Between suffering and hope: rehabilitation of urinary incontinence as an intervenient component. In order to communicate all the knowledge produced,(More)
This study aimed at understanding the interactional experience between family caregivers and disabled elderly persons supported in a Day Care Center according to the caregiver's perspective. It also aimed at developing a representative theoretical model for the events experienced by such caregiver. The Grounded Theory was used as methodological framework(More)
This study aims to analyse data on hypertensive individuals and their concern about the disease as well as to verify the communication process that took place between the individuals and the health staff working with them. Sixty-six individuals were interviewed and we obtained 73 statements. The majority of them (69 narratives) expressed correlation to high(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate scientific articles published between 1991-1995, in order to identify the compliance in antihypertensive therapy, One hundred seven scientific articles were evaluated. The results showed that 68% were related to patient, 63% to pharmacological treatment, 62% general, 39% non pharmacological treatment, 34% organizational(More)
The objectives of this qualitative study were to understand the experience of the nursing dependent person for the bed-bath and develop a theoretical model of this experience. The Symbolic Interactionism perspective and Grounded Theory methodology were used to develop the study. Observation and interview were the strategies used for data collection. Based(More)
The study deals with a descriptive research, with the aim of assessing the contribution and difficulties expressed by students, utilizing the case study operational model, proposed by the authors as one of the teaching strategies used in Medical-Surgical Courses. In order to implement and perform the answer content analysis given by the students, authors(More)
This study involved newly graduated nurses performing in a public hospital and aimed at apprehending how they interpret the reality of their practice as well as their knowledge and experiences; at identifying and problematizing aspects related to the caregiving practice in terms of compliance with the autonomy bioethical framework and at pointing out ways(More)
The objectives of this study were to investigate the sociodemographic characteristics of informal caregivers of elderly persons who had undergone surgery for hip fractures caused by a fall, explore the level of caregiver's knowledge regarding fall prevention, and assess the relationship between this knowledge and the use of preventative measures in(More)