Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem
On-line version ISSN 1984-0446
ROCHA, Edilma Gomes; MACHADO, Ana Larissa Gomes; FIALHO, Ana Virgínia de Melo and MOREIRA, Thereza Magalhães. Analysis of nursing scientific production about family care at home (2000-2005). Rev. bras. enferm. [online]. 2008, vol.61, n.3, pp. 361-365. ISSN 1984-0446. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-71672008000300014.
This study aimed to analyze the nursing's scientific production about the thematic family care at home, through bibliographic research in electronic data bases in wihch nursing journals with QUALIS " C" international evaluation are indexed, and in the bibliographical collection of two universities of Ceará, relative to the period of 2000 to 2005. 33 articles were analyzed. The results permitted the verification that postgraduation students were more interested in the thematic; 85% of the studies were arising from of the Southeast of the Country and of the predominance of qualitative studies (26). We establish also 29 participations of family members in activities of care. In conclusion, the nursing has inserted the family care at home in its researches, however still of incipient way, what shows its inhibited contribution for the preparation of those families for the practical care.
Keywords : Research; Nursing; Family.