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Scores TISS-28 versus NEMS to size the nursing team in a pediatric intensive care unit

Kelly Dayane Stochero Velozo, Pedro Celiny Ramos Garcia, Jefferson Pedro Piva, Humberto Holmer Fiori, Daiane Drescher Cabral, Paulo Roberto Einloft, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082017AO4028

ABSTRACT Objective: To estimate the workload and size the nursing team using the scales TISS-28 and NEMS in a pediatric intensive care unit. Methods: An observational prospective study with a quantitative approach was conducted at the pediatric intensive care unit of a university hospital from Jan 1st, 2009 to Dec 31st, 2009. All children who remained hospitalized for more than 8 hours were included, with length of stay of 4 hours in case of death. Clinical data were collected and […]

Creating and validating an instrument to identify the workload at an oncology and hematology outpatient service

Lelia Gonçalves Rocha Martin, Raquel Rapone Gaidzinski

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082014ao2996

Objective Construct and to validate an instrument for measuring the time spent by nursing staff in the interventions/activities in Outpatient Oncology and Hematology, interventions based on Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC), for key areas of Pediatric Oncology and Oncology Nursing.Methods Cross-sectional study divided into two steps: (1) construction of an instrument to measure the interventions/Nursing activities and (2) validation of this instrument.Results We selected 32 essential interventions from NIC for Pediatric Oncology and Oncology Nursing areas. The judges agreed with removing […]

Determining workload and size of nursing team in the pediatric emergency department

Ana Cristina Rossetti, Raquel Rapone Gaidzinski, Mario Maia Bracco

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082014AO2945

ObjectiveTo identify indicators of required nursing workload for pediatric patients care in an emergency department.MethodsThis cross-sectional quantitative study was carried out in a pediatric short-stay unit at a public hospital in São Paulo (SP), Brazil. The patient classification system and activity times of nursing care proposed by the Brazilian Federal Nurse Council were applied to all patients admitted over a 1-month period. The instruments were applied by two nurses in populations of 500 and 453 patients, respectively. Nursing workload was […]