Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem
versão impressa ISSN 0034-7167
PINTO, Júlia Peres; RIBEIRO, Circéa Amália; PETTENGILL, Myriam Mandetta e BALIEIRO, Maria Magda Ferreira Gomes. Family-centered care and its application in pediatric nursing. Rev. bras. enferm. [online]. 2010, vol.63, n.1, pp. 132-135. ISSN 0034-7167. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-71672010000100022.
Family-centered care is a challenge for nursing area, although the home care was described in the professional history since its origins. The definition of this approach, its principles and the discussion about its application in pediatric nursing are described in the text aiming to lead to a reflection about the possibilities of family care, by means of attention to the individual and to the family unit. Among the several areas, the pediatric nursing is highlighted with researches and the development of theoretical assumptions.
Palavras-chave : Family; Family nursing; Pediatric nursing.