Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem
Print version ISSN 0034-7167
MAZONI, Simone Roque et al. International Classification for Nursing Practice and the Brazilian contribution. Rev. bras. enferm. [online]. 2010, vol.63, n.2, pp. 285-289. ISSN 0034-7167. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-71672010000200018.
The study aimed to identify the scientific productions about the International Classification for Nursing Practice - ICNP® and its national contribution, using integrative review as research for approaching of the investigation object. In total 111 scientific productions were identified in the period from 1994 to 2008, 45,5%, were Brazilian studies. The average world scientific production per year was 7.3, including Brazil with 3.3 annual productions in average. The predominance of quantitative correlation descriptive studies was verified. Clinical-individual model and researches related to ICNP use in States of Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, Paraná and Paraíba, as well as the important contribution of the Brazilian Nursing Association with the project International Classification for Nursing Practice Collective Health.
Keywords : Classification; Nursing; Nursing care; Public health.