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Care ethics in hospitalized child: a perspective for nursing

Published in:Revista de Pesquisa: Cuidado é Fundamental Online
Creators:Gomes, Ana Paula Rocha
Ciuffo, Lia Leão
VerfasserIn:Rodrigues, Benedita Maria Rêgo Deusdará
Year of Publication: 2014
Language: English
Online Access: SSOAR
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Further titles: A ética no cuidado à criança hospitalizada: uma perspectiva para a enfermagem
Publication Type: Article, Chapter, etc., Electronic
Abstract:
Objective: To apprehend the ethical aspects guiding care provided by nurses to the hospitalized child. Method: A qualitative study focusing on Alfred Schutz sociological phenomenology. In this sense, 10 (ten) nurses crowded in hospitalization units of a municipal hospital located in the city of Rio de Janeiro were interviewed in 2011. Results: For data analysis the phenomenological interview was adopted, with 02 (two) categories: Respecting child's privacy and; respecting hospitalized child's family. Conclusion: The nurse's interaction with the child’s family allows actions of care based on respect and strengthening ties, because family is recognized as an essential element in nursing assistance.