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Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem

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REIS, Maria José dos; LOPES, Maria Helena Baena de Moraes; HIGA, Rosângela  and  BEDONE, Aloísio José. Nursing Care of Women Who Suffered Sexual Violence. Rev. Latino-Am. Enfermagem [online]. 2010, vol.18, n.4, pp.740-747. ISSN 1518-8345.

The aim of this study was to characterize the nursing care, provided to women who suffered sexual violence, treated at The Women's Hospital-CAISM/UNICAMP. A retrospective, descriptive study performed using 146 nursing care records of women attended from June 2006 to May 2007. The results showed that the majority of attendances occurred during the day period, that there was consistency between the interventions and the nursing diagnoses identified, and that women reported having received guidance in accordance with the protocol of the program. The nursing consultation time was greater at night (p=0.0227) and the women frequently understood the health risks resulting from sexual violence (p=0.0072), the use of antiretrovirals according to their daily activities (p=0.0397) and they were more focused on the purpose of the serology (p=0.0351). We concluded that the care provided was shown to be appropriate and of a better quality in the nightshift period.

Keywords : Sexual Violence; Nursing Evaluation Research; Nursing Care; Women's Health.

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