Knowledge of nurses in primary health care about the indication of special coverage

Authors

  • Cristiano Caveião Centro Universitário Autônomo do Brasil (UniBrasil). http://orcid.org/0000-0003-2664-7542
  • Ana Paula Hey Centro Universitário Autônomo do Brasil (UniBrasil) e Universidade Tuiuti do Paraná (UTP).
  • Willian Barbosa Sales Centro Universitário Autônomo do Brasil (UniBrasil). http://orcid.org/0000-0003-2367-8271
  • Edson Luís Pereira Tavares Centro Universitário Autônomo do Brasil (UniBrasil).
  • Elisangela de Souza Centro Universitário Autônomo do Brasil (UniBrasil).
  • Marly Marton Bittencourt Gervásio da Silva Universidade Positivo (UP).

Keywords:

Nursing, Occlusive healings, Knowledge, Primary health care, Stomatherapy

Abstract

Objective: 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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Author Biographies

Cristiano Caveião, Centro Universitário Autônomo do Brasil (UniBrasil).

Enfermeiro. Doutor em Enfermagem.

Escola de Saúde. Graduação em Enfermagem.

Ana Paula Hey, Centro Universitário Autônomo do Brasil (UniBrasil) e Universidade Tuiuti do Paraná (UTP).

Enfermeira Estomaterapeuta. Mestre em Cirurgia.

Willian Barbosa Sales, Centro Universitário Autônomo do Brasil (UniBrasil).

Biólogo. Doutor em Saúde e Meio Ambiente.

Escola de Saúde. Graduação em Enfermagem.

Edson Luís Pereira Tavares, Centro Universitário Autônomo do Brasil (UniBrasil).

Enfermeiro.

Elisangela de Souza, Centro Universitário Autônomo do Brasil (UniBrasil).

Enfermeira.

Marly Marton Bittencourt Gervásio da Silva, Universidade Positivo (UP).

Enfermeira. Mestre em Enfermagem.

Published

2018-12-06

How to Cite

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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 Jul. 31];16. Available from: https://www.revistaestima.com.br/estima/article/view/562

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