Index de Enfermería
versión impresa ISSN 1132-1296
Objective: To characterize the articles published in CUIDEN database from 2000 to 2009 to study the relationship between family and culture. Methodology: The systematic review started with 288 papers. Only 24 items analyzed the issue and adjusted the criteria for inclusion. Results: 66.7% was research; 20.5% reviews of subject; 8.3% were experiences and fieldwork and 4.2% were reflections. The analysis was grouped into three emergent categories: family and culture as a guide for health care; the family as a risk factor for their members and the family from health problems. Conclusion: It is an emerging topic in Literature. It makes clear the relationship between family and culture. This can be seen in the popular care lived, built, shared and transmitted from the family from generation to generation according to the culture.
Palabras clave : Family; Culture; Care; Research.