publication . Article . 2008

Classification of patients seen at a hemodynamics unit according to the degree of dependence on nursing care Clasificación de pacientes atendidos en una unidad de hemodinamia según el grado de dependencia de los cuidados de enfermería Classificação de pacientes atendidos em uma unidade de hemodinâmica segundo o grau de dependência dos cuidados de enfermagem

Hammermüller, Aline; Rabelo, Eneida Rejane; Goldmeier, Sílvia; Azzolin, Karina de Oliveira;
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2008 Journal: Acta Paulista de Enfermagem (issn: 0103-2100, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universidade Federal de São Paulo
Abstract
OBJECTIVE: To classify patients in a hemodynamics healthcare unit, according to the degree of dependence on nursing care. METHODS: Cross-sectional study performed in June/2005 at the Hemodynamics unit of a university hospital. Data were collected during the first hour post-procedure, using Perroca's instrument of patient classification. RESULTS: Among 164 patients, 52% were female, aged 60 ± 14.8 years. The average score of classification was 31.9 ± 4.8, rated as intermediate. As for instrument indicators, patients submitted to gastroenterological procedures presented a significant difference regarding their level of consciousness (P<0.0001); as for motility, pa...
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free text keywords: Determinación de necesidades de cuidados de Salud, Cuidados de enfermería, Recursos humanos de enfermería en el hospital, Determinação de necessidades de cuidados de saúde, Cuidados de enfermagem, Recursos humanos de enfermagem no hospital, Assessment of needs, Nursing care, Nursing staff, hospital, Nursing, RT1-120, Advanced and Specialised Nursing, Medical–Surgical, Medicine, business.industry, business, Humanities
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