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Nursing consultation: space for creation and use of protocol for patients after myocardial revascularization

A descriptive study aiming to describe a protocol for nursing consultation tested for patients after myocardial revascularization. The protocol is implemented in a hospital cardiac unit, has goals that must be achieved during the consultation period or in between. For reaching each goal have been established that nursing actions should be implemented by the nurse, displayed in three tables: Strategies for nursing consultation relating to the first care; Strategies for nursing consultations regarding the nursing visits nº 2, 3 and 4; Strategies for nursing consultations regarding the nursing visit nº 5 referring to the sixth month after surgery. It is believed that the implementation of the protocol allow a systematic evaluation of the patient, raising their real problems, for planning and implementation of nursing interventions, especially those related to behavioral changes.

Nursing process; Continuity of patient care; Myocardial revascularization

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