All publications of “José Carlos Amado Martins”

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Theoretical and practical knowledge of Nursing professionals on indirect blood pressure measurement at a coronary care unit

Juliana Pereira Machado, Eugenia Velludo Veiga, Paulo Alexandre Camargo Ferreira, José Carlos Amado Martins, Ana Carolina Queiroz Godoy Daniel, Amanda dos Santos Oliveira, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082014ao2984

Objective To determine and to analyze the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nursing professionals on indirect blood pressure measurement.Methods This cross-sectional study included 31 professionals of a coronary care unit (86% of the Nursing staff in the unit). Of these, 38.7% of professionals were nurses and 61.3% nurse technicians. A validated questionnaire was used to theoretical evaluation and for practice assessment the auscultatory technique was applied in a simulation environment, under a non-participant observation.Results To the theoretical knowledge of the […]