TITLE

ENDOTRACHEAL SUCTIONING IN INTENSIVE CARE UNIT: AN INTEGRATIVE REVIEW

AUTHOR(S)
de Oliveira Matias Ferreira, Alexandra; Rosa Silvino, Zenith; Pompeu Christovam, Brbara; Valrio Machado de Lima, Dalmo
PUB. DATE
July 2013
SOURCE
Journal of Nursing UFPE / Revista de Enfermagem UFPE;Jul2013, Vol. 7 Issue 7S, p4910
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Objective: to identify the differences between Brazilian and foreign publications on tracheal suctioning in Intensive Therapy Unit. Method: an integrative review, conducted in the Pubmed CINAHL and LILACS, with the research question << What knowledge produced on tracheal suctioning in Intensive Therapy Unit? >>It was decided by the descriptors suction and Intensive Care Unit and the operator boolean operator and for the junction of the descriptors and mesh terms suction and Intensive Care Unit. To collect data a questionnaire was used. The sample consisted of 16 articles. Results: Brazil still contributes significantly to the scientific production in Latin America and worldwide, but epidemiological studies are weak and descriptive. The studies abroad are robust and with internal and external validity. Conclusion: Brazilian nursing should be further studies that test hypotheses, appropriating epidemiological studies to strengthen the know-how.
ACCESSION #
89455000

 

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