A Collaborative Partnership for Wound Care Improvement in Health Services in Brazil

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/148140
Type:
Presentation
Title:
A Collaborative Partnership for Wound Care Improvement in Health Services in Brazil
Abstract:
A Collaborative Partnership for Wound Care Improvement in Health Services in Brazil
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2005
Author:Caliri, Maria Helena Larcher, PhD, RN
P.I. Institution Name:University of Sao Paulo at Ribeirao Preto
Title:Associate Professor
Co-Authors:Emilia Maria Paulina Campos Chayamiti, RN; Terezinha Kinue Yano, RN; Aparecida Mabtum, RN; Carmem Silvia Cascaldi Garcia; Maria Luiza Belloni Garcia, RN; Daniela Soares da Silva Mariano, RN; Sheila Valad?O. Carvalheiro, RN
In Brazil, the public health system consists of institutions affiliated with the federal, state and local governments, ranging from primary health care to secondary health centers and large hospitals, which are arranged hierarchically by level of complexity. Together with 24 other cities, Ribeir?o Preto, a city with an urban population of 534,944 inhabitants, constitutes the XVIII Regional Health DIR of the S?o Paulo State Health Secretary. The municipal health network includes 35 Basic Health Units (BHU), which are responsible for primary and secondary health care delivery to the population covered by its activity area. Furthermore, 18 Family Health Teams deliver preventive and curative home care. At the end of the 1990's, there was a significant increase in the care demands of patients with chronic wounds, both in homecare nursing and in the wound care clinics at the city's BHU, mainly involving patients discharged from hospital with relatively complex home care needs. Nurses of health units observed the need to form a multiprofessional team to improve the quality of care, to update workers knowledge and standardize practices. In order to do that a group of nurses tried to start a close collaborative partnerships among themselves and with a faculty member at the University of S?o Paulo at Ribeir?o Preto College of Nursing who researches on chronic wound area setting up a commission to organize courses and establish protocols with a view to evidence-based practice. Since 2000, the commission has organized courses for health professionals in different cities. To disseminate the protocols to the health professionals, a manual has been elaborated and distributed across the institutions, while the electronic version as a PDF file has been made available on the Health Secretary website. A study is currently in course to examine the nurses' adherence to the care practice recommendations.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleA Collaborative Partnership for Wound Care Improvement in Health Services in Brazilen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/148140-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">A Collaborative Partnership for Wound Care Improvement in Health Services in Brazil</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2005</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Caliri, Maria Helena Larcher, PhD, RN</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">University of Sao Paulo at Ribeirao Preto</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Associate Professor</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">mhcaliri@eerp.usp.br</td></tr><tr class="item-co-authors"><td class="label">Co-Authors:</td><td class="value">Emilia Maria Paulina Campos Chayamiti, RN; Terezinha Kinue Yano, RN; Aparecida Mabtum, RN; Carmem Silvia Cascaldi Garcia; Maria Luiza Belloni Garcia, RN; Daniela Soares da Silva Mariano, RN; Sheila Valad?O. Carvalheiro, RN</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">In Brazil, the public health system consists of institutions affiliated with the federal, state and local governments, ranging from primary health care to secondary health centers and large hospitals, which are arranged hierarchically by level of complexity. Together with 24 other cities, Ribeir?o Preto, a city with an urban population of 534,944 inhabitants, constitutes the XVIII Regional Health DIR of the S?o Paulo State Health Secretary. The municipal health network includes 35 Basic Health Units (BHU), which are responsible for primary and secondary health care delivery to the population covered by its activity area. Furthermore, 18 Family Health Teams deliver preventive and curative home care. At the end of the 1990's, there was a significant increase in the care demands of patients with chronic wounds, both in homecare nursing and in the wound care clinics at the city's BHU, mainly involving patients discharged from hospital with relatively complex home care needs. Nurses of health units observed the need to form a multiprofessional team to improve the quality of care, to update workers knowledge and standardize practices. In order to do that a group of nurses tried to start a close collaborative partnerships among themselves and with a faculty member at the University of S?o Paulo at Ribeir?o Preto College of Nursing who researches on chronic wound area setting up a commission to organize courses and establish protocols with a view to evidence-based practice. Since 2000, the commission has organized courses for health professionals in different cities. To disseminate the protocols to the health professionals, a manual has been elaborated and distributed across the institutions, while the electronic version as a PDF file has been made available on the Health Secretary website. A study is currently in course to examine the nurses' adherence to the care practice recommendations.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T09:40:55Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T09:40:55Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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