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..

Chagas Disease is an anthropozoonosis, caused by a trypanosomatida, of the Trypanosoma cruzi species, characterized by being an endemic, parasitic and biphasic clinical course disease, which may be manifested in undetermined, cardiac, digestive or cardiodigestive forms. To present a literature review about Chagas Disease proposing reflection on nursing attention in this context. This is a literature review, developed from articles indexed in BDENF, MEDLINE, and LILACS databases. Chronic patient has loss in the quality of life. Vector transmission is related to chronic cases. Oral transmission is the most worrying in the North of the country, being açaí the main food…

The increasing world competitiveness has been raising the necessity of evaluating the quality of health care organizations. Due to that, the hospital accreditation process has been born. To spread knowledge about hospital accreditation to students and health professionals. The chosen kind of research was bibliographic, based on literature review of scientific articles, and descriptive, as there have been observation, registration and analysis without affecting the subject. The results have evidenced the trajectory in the search for accredited hospital certification and the inclusion of methods and processes related to providers of health care accredditation services. In order to get hospital accreditation,..

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is a chronic condition, of autoimmune, inflammatory and multisystemic origin, with a higher incidence in women in the reproductive period. This condition can spread abd affect other systems, including psychosomatic dimensions. It can be triggered by environmental, immunological, genetic, and external factors such as drugs. Based on the clinical aspects found in literatures of the classic form of the disease, it is proposed to draw up nursing strategies for coping with it. The coping and self-preservation strategies were: Guidance on the exposure and use of sunscreens, demonstration of well-being positions to ease discomfort (gastric and respiratory), stimulate..

Leprosy is an infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae and is considered one of the oldest diseases described in the literature. The causative bacteria have affinity for cutaneous cells and peripheral nerves. Clinically it is characterized by the presence of whitish or reddish dormant spots located mainly in the face, arms, legs and back regions. Patients may also present neurological lesions expressed by pain and decreased motor power. If not treated early, leprosy can progress to physical disabilities and deformities caused by worsening of clinical manifestations such as, toe claw, lagophthalmos and bone absorptions. In this perspective, leprosy has significant..

O Lúpus Eritematoso sistêmico é uma condição crônica, de origem autoimune, inflamatória e multissistêmica, tendo maior acometimento em mulheres no período reprodutivo. Essa condição pode propagar-se, afetando outros sistemas, inclusive em dimensões psicossomáticas. Pode ser desencadeada por fatores ambientais, imunológicos, genéticos e fatores externos como drogas. Relacionar o Lúpus Eritematoso as estratégias de enfermagem, buscando desmitificar a doença e contribuir no conhecimento e auto-estima de pacientes portadores. Baseado nos aspectos clínicos encontrados em literaturas da forma clássica da doença propõe-se traçar estratégias de enfermagem para o seu enfrentamento. Tais estratégias de enfrentamento e autopreservação foram: Orientações quanto à exposição e..

A hanseníase é uma doença infectocontagiosa causada pelo Mycobacterium leprae e é considerada uma das mais antigas doenças descritas na literatura. A bactéria causadora tem afinidade pelas células cutâneas e pelos nervos periféricos. Clinicamente caracteriza-se pela presença de manchas dormentes esbranquiçadas ou avermelhadas localizadas principalmente nas regiões de face, braços, pernas e costas. Os pacientes podem ainda apresentar lesões neurológicas expressas por dor e diminuição da força motora. Quando não tratada precocemente, a Hanseníase pode evoluir para incapacidades e deformidades físicas ocasionadas pelo agravamento das manifestações clínicas como, garra de artelho, lagoftalmo e absorções ósseas. Nessa perspectiva, ser portador de..

A hanseníase é uma doença infectocontagiosa muito antiga que representa, ainda hoje, um grave problema de saúde pública. Causada pelo Mycobacterium leprae, uma bactéria intracelular obrigatória que tem tropismo pela pele e nervos periféricos. No Brasil a hanseníase é diagnosticada tardiamente, aproximadamente, um ano e meio após o aparecimento dos primeiros sintomas. A falta de informação e a busca tardia pelos serviços de saúde contribuem para o diagnóstico tardio da doença. A Estratégia de Saúde da Família como porta de entrada para os serviços de saúde é responsável pelo diagnóstico, pelo tratamento e por ações educativas para os acometidos com..