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GARCIA, Olga Regina Zigelli  and  LISBOA, Laura Cristina da Silva. Nursing consultation concerning sexuality: an instrument for women's nursing healthcare at the level of primary healthcare. Texto contexto - enferm. [online]. 2012, vol.21, n.3, pp.708-716. ISSN 0104-0707.

Understanding sexuality as a component of health and based on their professional experience as nurses and professors in the context of nursing at the primary healthcare level, the authors present a nursing consultation concerning sexuality. Throughout the paper, they seek to show the importance of apropriating knowledge in this field for the professional practice of nurses at the primary healthcare level. They conclude that deepening the study of human sexuality, especially female sexuality, is one of the demands in the education and practice of nurses. Deepened understanding in this field enables nurses to provide primary heatlhcare congruent with the population's health needs, especially women's health needs, in line with what is recommended by the National Nursing Curricular Guidelines.

Keywords : Sexuality; Nurse; Women's health; Primary health care.

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