International Journal of Virology and Diseases


Teenagers vulnerabilities in relation with HIV/AIDS: an integrative revision

Review article of International Journal of Virology and Diseases Teenagers vulnerabilities in relation with HIV/AIDS: an integrative revision Marques, M. J1 -; Gomes, Y. M. J. 2; Farias, T. B. 3; Santos, A. N. 4; Leite, K. S. G. S. 5; Abrão, F. M. S. 6 1,2,3Nursing undergraduate in Faculdade de Enfermagem Nossa Senhora das Graças from University of Pernambuco; 4Pediatric nursing and neonatology post graduation student in group CEFAPP; 5Masters student of Associate Program of nursing post graduation of UPE/UEPB; 6Teacher of do Associate Program of nursing post graduation of UPE/UEPB. Introduction: The infection of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome is a global phenomenon which incidence depends on political, economical, social and cultural factors; being an huge challenge of health. The adolescence is characterized by intense changes. The teenager starts to consolidate values and concepts, being influenced by culture, media and the society. The HIV vulnerability covers coletive and individual aspects, favoring the transmission of the virus by several ways. Objective: Describe the teenagers vulnerability to HIV/AIDS. Method: It is an integrative revision, of descriptive type. The data was collected from the scientific works in the databases: LILACS BDENF and MEDLINE. The used descriptors were: Vulnerability, HIV, AIDS, Teenagers. The inclusion criteria used were: papers published in portuguese, english and spanish, with full availability, in the original paper format, and published in the period of 2007-2016. To develop the research was defined the guiding question: Which are the vulnerabilities of teenagers to HIV/AIDS? Results: With the use of the descriptores 151 articles were found, after the use of the filters 21 articles remained, however 15 were excluded due duplicity, due to not attend to the research objective, remaining 6 articles to using in the development of the research. Discussion: The articles showed that the vulnerabilities to HIV of the teenagers are due: ...

Importance of the nurse in the specialized assistance service for people living with HIV/AIDS

Research article of International Journal of Virology and Diseases Importance of the nurse in the specialized assistance service for people living with HIV/AIDS Ferreira, F. M. S 1; Silva, A. K. S P. 2; Cabral, J. R 3; Moraes, D. C. A 4; Oliveira, R. C 5. 1,2 Estudantes do Curso de Enfermagem da Universidade de Pernambuco –UPE, Recife-PE-Brasil;3 Enfermeira. Mestranda em Enfermagem pelo Programa Associado de Pós-graduação UPE/UEPB, Recife-PE, Brasil. 4 Enfermeira. Doutoranda em Enfermagem pelo Programa Associado de Pós-graduação UPE/UEPB, Recife-PE, Brasil. 5 Enfermeira. Pós-Doutorado pela Escola de Enfermagem de Ribeirão Preto. Professora adjunta da Universidade de Pernambuco. Vice-coordenadora do Programa Associado de Pós-graduação UPE/UEPB. Recife-PE, Brasil. Introduction: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is considered a public health problem and is characterized as a chronic disease. In this sense, the Specialized HIV / AIDS Assistance Service (SAE) was created to assist people living with HIV / AIDS (PLHA) in relation to antiretroviral therapy (ART) and prevention of comorbidities. In the context, it is understood the complexity of PLHA care and relates the importance of nursing, for the integrality of care and interventions according to the needs of the individual. Objectives: To describe aspects about the importance, characteristics and functioning of SAE, which is unique in the treatment of PLHIV. Methodology: This is a descriptive study of the experience report on nursing care to PLHA, lived in the SAE of the metropolitan region of Recife-Pernambuco, by the nursing scholars of the University of Pernambuco (UPE). Results: Currently, this service has 142 active registered patients. It is composed of a multiprofessional team of 05 professionals; being 01 coordinator psychologist, 01 doctor, 01 nurse, 01 nursing technician and 01 administrative assistant. In SAE, PLHAs are welcomed, evaluated, oriented, monitoring exams are also carried out, distribution of preventive inputs regarding safe sexual practices ...

Dr. Bogdan-Ioan COCULESCU
Center for Medical-Military Research, Bucharest, Romania, and “Titu Maiorescu” University, Faculty of Medicine, Bucharest, Romania

Dr Tan Seok Tyug
Department of Healthcare Professional, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Management and Science University

Dr Pavan Kumar R Panchavati
Department of Family Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Dr Shashi Kant Tiwari
Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine, Biomedical Research Facility II (Health Sciences)

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