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Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem

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TORRES, Gilson de Vasconcelos; DAVIM, Rejane Marie Barbosa  and  NOBREGA, Maria Miriam Lima da. Application of the nursing process based in OREM'S theory: a case study with a pregnant adolescent. Rev. Latino-Am. Enfermagem [online]. 1999, vol.7, n.2, pp.47-53. ISSN 1518-8345.

This is a descriptive study with a qualitative approach that aimed at applying the nursing process based in Orem Self-Care Theory, through a case study with a pregnant adolescent in order to identify the nursing diagnosis in the above mentioned clients, based on NANDA'S nursing diagnoses. Results obtained identified three nursing diagnoses: prejudiced adaptation, sleep disturb and familiar change process. The application of the nursing process based in Orem and the importance of the diagnosis identified for clients nursing care were evidenced.

Keywords : nursing's diagnosis; pregnant adolescent; self-care theory.

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