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Revista Gaúcha de Enfermagem

On-line version ISSN 1983-1447

Abstract

VERSA, Gelena Lucinéia Gomes da Silva et al. Assessment of user embracement with risk rating in emergency hospital services. Rev. Gaúcha Enferm. [online]. 2014, vol.35, n.3, pp.21-28. ISSN 1983-1447.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1983-1447.2014.03.45475.

Cross-sectional and quantitative study, conducted in 2013, aiming to evaluate the implementation of User Embracement with Risk Rating (ACCR) in four Emergency Hospital Services. One hundred fifty six nurses participated and answered the questionnaire "User Embracement with Risk Rating". The data were treated through descriptive and inferential statistics, from the Kruskal-Wallis test. The implementation of ACCR was assessed as precarious, mainly due to the lack of referral of low complexity cases to the basic health system, the inadequate physical space for companions and the lack of discussion and periodic assessment of the flow of care in ACCR. The dimension Result of Implementation obtained a slightly higher score and Structure was the dimension with the lowest score. It was concluded that the negative assessments by nursing professionals of the referred dimensions in the investigated sites suggests the need for improvements, especially in the dimension Structure.

Keywords : Rating; User embracement; Emergency nursing.

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