Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem
Print version ISSN 0104-1169
LUIS, Margarita Antonia Villar; NOGUEIRA, Maria Suely; DINIZ, Sebastiana and OLIVEIRA, Eliene Reis de. A sample of scientific production in Brazil's Southeast Region - 1987-1991 period. Rev. Latino-Am. Enfermagem [online]. 1993, vol.1, n.spe, pp. 69-83. ISSN 0104-1169. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0104-11691993000300009.
The study’s goal was to investigate the scientific production in Brazil’s southeast region during 1987 to 1991 period. To do that, letters were sent to 15 nursing schools that we had the address or through personal contact with someone from the institutions, asking a list of their scientific production during the period above stated. In order to be included in the study, the article had to meet some criteria that were established as import for a quantitative evaluation and classification. After that, qualitative evaluation and classification. After that, qualitative classification was done by the article’s tile using nine categories. The total of publications found were 2237 articles from which, 1585 were from nursing schools in the state of São Paulo, 222 from hospitals in the city of São Paulo, 296 from Federal University of Minas Gerais' School of Nursing and 134 from nursing schools in Rio de Janeiro.
Keywords : research; nursing.