To analyze the profile of registered diabetic patients in the program “Here’s People’s Pharmacy” of a commercial drug store in the municipality of Paraná-RN
Diabetes Mellitus it is a condition that can result from defects secretion and/or insulin action involving specific pathogenic processes. To analyze the profile of registered diabetic patients in the program "Here's People's Pharmacy" of a commercial drug store in the municipality of Paraná-RN, checking the type of diabetes mellitus that is more present, the most commonly used drugs and what other diseases are reported. Study applied, descriptive and quantitative and qualitative, with a questionnaire to registered diabetic patients in the program "Here's People's Pharmacy" in a drug store located in the city of Paraná-RN. The study sample was 50 people. Of the participants, 96 % had diabetes mellitus type 2. The use of medicines, metformin was the most used (52 %), followed by glibenclamide (46 %) and insulin (2 %). With regard to the presence of other diseases hypertension and high cholesterol prevailed about 20 % and 8 %, respectively. It is important the involvement of health professionals in the treatment of diabetes and other chronic diseases, however, it is essential that the patient is aware that the greater responsibility and commitment are in himself, and ultimately with your family or caregiver.
It is offered tools for the assessment of psychological constructs, such as the personality and its disorders, to Mental Health Professionals. Thus, it is pertinent to analyze which instruments / scales have been constructed and available for clinical use and research. Therefore, this study aimed to consult national and international literature about the instruments for Personality Disorders evaluation. Relevant databases were consulted in the area, and the search was restricted to the last 5 years of publication. It has been observed that, of the 14 instruments found, 2 assessed the TP borderline, 5 assessed the TP Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (two with the Portuguese version) and 6 instruments focused on the assessment of all TP groups, and three measures validated for the Brazilian context. One was built in Brazil in 2008 (with psychometric properties verified in 2011) and the other in 2016. This data is consistent with the evidence of lack of instruments to assess pathological personality and those with diagnostic disorders personality purposes in the national context.
To enlighten the benefits of breastfeeding and investigate the influence of breastfeeding preparation and techniques on the frequencies of exclusive breastfeeding
Breastfeeding is internationally promoted as the ideal method of infant nutrition due to its numerous benefits to mothers, children, and communities. To enlighten the benefits of breastfeeding and to investigate the influence of breastfeeding preparation and techniques on the frequencies of exclusive breastfeeding. This systematic literature review was built from a bibliography research of scientific papers, publications and materials available on the Internet in English and Portuguese. From this research, four essencial themes were identified: benefits of breastfeeding, clinical management of breastfeeding, breastfeeding preparation and techniques, pain and discomfort in the practice of breastfeeding and nipple trauma. In the end, it was possible to notice that counseling sections with the mother throughout the pregnancy and after giving birth are fundamental to the effectiveness and exclusivity of breastfeeding.
To analyze the scientific evidences about nursing assistence in the management of oral mucositis in oncology patientes
Oral mucositis is a sequel of citoredutivo treatment induced by radiotherapy and / or chemotherapy, with signs and symptoms ranging from pain, swelling and burning sensation, to ulcerations in the oral mucosa. The nursig staff shoud be able to offer therapies that give the patient better quality of life, once because the professionals devolps closer contact with the patient and family. To analyze the scientific evidences about nursing assistence in the management of oral mucositis in oncology patientes. Integrative Review in databases LILACS, Scopus, SciELO, LILACS and BDENF with complete articles published in the last 10 years, in Portuguese, English and Spanish. It was demonstrated that nurses can provide treatments such as oral hygiene, administration of analgesics, cryotherapy, treatment of xerostomia, chlorhexidine rinses, sodium bicarbonate and other substances that promotes pain control in patients with consequent increase of quality of life. The impact of nurses' actions in improving the patient, control of oral mucositis, as well as studies that generate strong evidence for the development and / or enhancement of new nursing care are aspects to consider this issue.
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