Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem
Print version ISSN 0104-1169
VIERA, Cláudia Silveira and ROSSI, Lídia Aparecida. Nursing diagnoses from NANDA's taxonomy in women with a hospitalized preterm child and King's conceptual system . Rev. Latino-Am. Enfermagem [online]. 2000, vol.8, n.6, pp. 110-116. ISSN 0104-1169. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0104-11692000000600016.
This study aimed at identifying nursing diagnoses presented by mothers with a hospitalized preterm child in an NICU by the use of King's Conceptual System and Taxonomy I of NANDA's nursing diagnoses. The case-study methodology was applied to 35 puerperal women. Eight diagnoses were identified, the frequency of which was over 50%, as follows: Risk of Infection, Risk of Injury, Impaired Tissue Integrity, Altered Health Maintenance, Risk of Inefficient Breast-feeding; Risk of Altered Parent/Infant Attachment; Fear; Parental Role Conflict and Impaired Social Interaction.
Keywords : nursing diagnosis; preterm newborn; puerperium.