Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem
Print version ISSN 0104-1169
BACHION, Maria Márcia; ROBAZZI, Maria Lúcia do Carmo Cruz; CARVALHO, Emília Campos de and VEIGA, Eugênia Velludo. Clientele with cardiac alterations: a diagnosis profile elaborated by nursing students . Rev. Latino-Am. Enfermagem [online]. 1995, vol.3, n.2, pp. 83-92. ISSN 0104-1169. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0104-11691995000200007.
The present study aimed at searching patterns of human responses and diagnoses categories identified by 16 undergraduate nursing students in 22 patients with cardiac alterations admitted in a School Hospital. 77 Nursing Diagnoses (ND) were found, 72,7% in the pattern of EXCHANGING, 7,7% in the pattern of MOVING, 6,4% in the pattern of FEELING and 2,5% in the pattern of RELATING. The predominant diagnoses categories were: knowledge deficit (9%), decreased cardiac output (7,7%), fluid volume excess (6,4%), altered nutrition less than body requirements (6,4%) and high risk for infection (5,1%).
Keywords : diagnosis; teaching; cardiac alterations.