Global Journal of Nursing


Actions of the Nurse to the Old Patient of Cataractor

Research Article of Global Journal of Nursing Actions of the Nurse to the Old Patient of Cataractor Queiroz, W.Q1, Lavra, F.M.B2, Silva, A.S3, Justino, M.J4, Ferreira, R.G5, Pitangui, A.C.R6 1Mestranda pelo Programa Associado de Pós-Graduação em Enfermagem da Universidade de Pernambuco e Universidade Estadual da Paraíba. E 2Mestranda pelo Programa Associado de Pós-Graduação em Enfermagem da Universidade de Pernambuco e Universidade Estadual da Paraíba e Docente da Faculdade de Ciências Humanas de Olinda-FACHO, 3,4,5Enfermeira Graduada pela Faculdade de Ciências Humanas de Olinda-FACHO, 6Docente do Programa Associado de Pós-Graduação em Enfermagem da Universidade de Pernambuco e Universidade Estadual da Paraíba. Introduction: Cataract is a serious eye disease caused by opacification of the lens, a natural lens of the eye, responsible for focusing the light under the retina and Senile is considered a public health problem due to the large number of people with the disease, which every year increases and demands surgical intervention. With the technological advancement in health services and discourses about the quality of health care, nursing is faced with the need to act through clinical judgment, knowledge and scientific evidence in its practices. Objective: to know the actions of the nurse to the elderly patient with cataract. Methodology: This is a descriptive study, with a qualitative approach, carried out with nurses of the Altino Ventura Foundation in Recife, PE, in November 2015. The text discusses nursing care for elderly patients, emphasizing one of the visual changes which most affects this population, the cataract. Results and Discussion: The sample consisted of 13 nurses. Regarding the nurse’s assistance in the education of the elderly with cataract, 92% (n = 12) stressed that they prepare the patient for pre and postoperative care, while 85% (n = 11) said they prepare the companion to remain with the elderly patient during home care, followed ...

Professor Viroj Wiwanitkit
Special Lecturer, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok Thailand/ University Professor, Visiting University Professor, Hainan Medical University, Hainan China/Honorary professor, Dr DY Patil University, India/ Visiting Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Nis, Serbia/ Adjunct Professor, Joesph Ayo Babalola University.

Dr Ronald J. Burke
Professor Emeritus of Organization Studies, York University

Dr Yau Sui Yu
Assistant Professor (Nursing), The Open University of Hong Kong

Prof. John Victor B. Cabral
Departments of Nursing, Physiotherapy and Nutrition – International College of St. Anthony of Victoria – FAINTVISA

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