Knowledge of nurses in primary health care about the indication of special coverage
Keywords:Nursing, Occlusive healings, Knowledge, Primary health care, Stomatherapy
AbstractObjective: To identify the knowledge of nurses in primary health care in a municipality about the indication of special coverage. Method: An exploratory, descriptive study with a quantitative approach performed with 101 nurses in 109 health units of primary health care through a structured instrument. The data were statistically analyzed with frequency distribution, percentiles, average, median, standard deviation, coeffi cient of variation, confidence interval, p-value and two-proportion equality test to compare the group that has qualifi cation/improvement in the area with the group do not have. Results: About the indication of the coverage,79.2% reported that it is intended to control exudate and non-viable tissue, and the indication with the highest percentage of correct answers for use in wounds was the silver hydrofi bra coverage and hydrocolloid with silver. Conclusion: Primary care nurses with qualification/improvement courses do not have enough knowledge to indicate the coverage.
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Caveião C, Hey AP, Sales WB, Tavares ELP, de Souza E, da Silva MMBG. Knowledge of nurses in primary health care about the indication of special coverage. ESTIMA [Internet]. 2018 Dec. 6 [cited 2021 Sep. 23];16. Available from: https://www.revistaestima.com.br/estima/article/view/562