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Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem

On-line version ISSN 1518-8345

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SILVA, Alcione Leite da; PADILHA, Maria Itayra Coelho de Souza  and  BORENSTEIN, Miriam Susskind. Professional image and identity in the construction of nursing knowledge. Rev. Latino-Am. Enfermagem [online]. 2002, vol.10, n.4, pp.586-595. ISSN 1518-8345.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0104-11692002000400017.

Based on a historic qualitative study using documental analysis, we searched dispersions in the construction of knowledge in articles published in the Anais do Congresso Brasileiro de Enfermagem (Proceedings of the Brazilian Nursing Congress) from 1977 through 1987. Dispersions emerged as categories that repeated themselves as subjects of note or as small punctuations. Our analysis converged into two main categories: professional image and professional identity. These categories took the shape of a complex and dynamic network, in which there were two explicit sub-categories: professional status and professional role.

Keywords : knowledge; history; research; nursing.

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