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MEJIA LOPERA, María Eugenia. Reflections on the interpersonal relation nurse - patient in the field the clinical care. Index Enferm [online]. 2006, vol.15, n.54, pp.48-52. ISSN 1699-5988.

The aim of this article displays the nursing like a human relation between a patient and a nurse, by means of which it is possible to recognize and to respond to the necessity of aid and to the problem of the patient.The reflection is based on the thought of Hildegard Peplau, who constructed a model of nursing care about the interpersonal relations with the patients, which the nurse can approach the meaning that patients assign to the disease, to the behaviors and the feelings, in order to incorporate them to the care and to help them to lead their potentialities towards useful forms to bear its illness.  At the professional practice, the author of this article has observed the form in which the unconsciousness, the obligatory sedation or the endotraqueal intubations, take to many patients hospitalized in the intensive cares units, to have interferences in the communication with the surroundings; this aspects suppresses the symbols to interpret the atmosphere and to act consequently. The theoretical proposal like the professional experience, they allow to conclude that if the patients do not have an effective interrelation with the surroundings and the nurses, it is required that the nurses value them integrally to propose sustained alternatives of care in solid scientific knowledge, abilities practical and stop degree of human sensitivity to reach the interpretation of the condition of the patient and for helping it to satisfy its basic necessities with well-being.

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