Mapping of nursing activities related to diagnosis: delayed growth and development

  • Evair Barreto da Silva Universidade da Integração Internacional da Lusofonia Afro-Brasileira
  • Flávia Paula Magalhães Monteiro Universidade da Integração Internacional da Lusofonia Afro-Brasileira
  • Sabrina Silva dos Santos Universidade da Integração Internacional da Lusofonia Afro-Brasileira
  • Emanuella Silva Joventino Universidade da Integração Internacional da Lusofonia Afro-Brasileira
  • Emília Soares Chaves Rouberte Universidade da Integração Internacional da Lusofonia Afro-Brasileira
Keywords: Growth and Development, Child Health, Nursing.

Abstract

Objective: to map nursing activities related to the NANDA-I “delay in growth and development” diagnosis and to compare them with the activities recommended by the Nursing Intervention Classification. Methods: this is a quantitative study performed with primary care nurses. Professional identification variables and a list of defining characteristics of the diagnosis under study were collected for nurses to list nursing activities. Results: all participants were female, mean age of 42.2 years old, and 8.2 years of exercise in primary care. A total of 42 nursing activities were compared with four nursing interventions: 1) improvement of child development; 2) care for development; 3) developmental improvement: adolescent; 4) orientation to parents: raising children. Conclusion: most of the nursing activities developed by the participants correspond to those recommended by the Classification of Nursing Interventions.
Published
2017-06-13
Section
Research Article