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Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da USP

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ROSSI, Lídia Aparecida et al. Nursing diagnoses of the patient in the immediate post-operative period. Rev. esc. enferm. USP [online]. 2000, vol.34, n.2, pp.154-164. ISSN 0080-6234.

The aim of this study was to identify the nursing diagnoses that are more f requent in patients in immediate post-operative period. Data were collected and recorded on specially cards, through evaluation of 28 patients in the f irst two hours af ter the admission of the patient. The nursing diagnoses were set by one of the authors, based on Taxonomy I, proposed by North American Nursing Diagnosis Association - NANDA. The diagnoses that occurred mostly were: Risk for injury (100,0%), Risk for inf ection (92,8% ), Sensory perceptual al terations (89,2% ), Risk for aspiration (82,1% ), Impaired physical mobility (71,4%), Impaired tissue integrity (82,1%) and Hypothermia (67,8%).

Keywords : Nursing diagnosis; Nursing care; Postoperative care.

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