TITLE

FATORES DE RISCO CARDIOVASCULAR EM UMA UNIDADE DE CARDIOLOGIA INTENSIVA

AUTHOR(S)
Freitas, Etiane de Oliveira; Pitthan, Luiza de Oliveira; Guido, Laura de Azevedo; da Costa Linch, Graciele Fernanda; Umann, Juliane
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Journal of Nursing UFPE / Revista de Enfermagem UFPE;1/1/2010, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p188
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Objectives: to identify the epidemiological profile, factors of cardiovascular risk, clinical manifestations, and coronary angiography findings in patients hospitalized in a Cardiology Intensive Care Unit, after a coronary event. Methods: this is a transversal study. Data were collected through a questionnaire. The criteria of inclusion were: diagnosis of the acute coronary syndrome, conduction of a coronary angiography, age >21 years old, both gender, conscious and able to interact, and with a minimum time hospitalized of 24 hours. In the analysis, the category variables were expressed with percentages or an absolute value, and the data on the average and standard deviation. The Ethics in Research of the Federal University of Santa Maria approved this study (0010.0.243.000-09). Results: the population was constituted by 30 patients, 63.33% male, the age average was 62.3 years. The most prevalent risk factors were SAH (83.3%) and obesity (63.3%). 40% of the patients were diagnosed with angina and coronary lesion of a vessel. They were submitted to PTCA 46.6% of the patients. Conclusions: knowing the characteristics of the patients in a Cardiology Intensive Care Unit enables the nursing team to plan and/or intensify the actions of education in health in order to change life habits of this population.
ACCESSION #
52490461

 

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