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Enfermería Global

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SOUZA SANTO, Fernanda et al. Nursing care in prison by Waldow: between the profesional and the affectionate. Enferm. glob. [online]. 2013, vol.12, n.31, pp.290-315. ISSN 1695-6141.

Nursing care can develop in various areas, such as the Units of the Penal System. This is a literature review, qualitative analysis of information held with papers, periodicals located in the Virtual Health Library (VHL), the bases Database of Nursing (BDENF), Latin American and Caribbean Health Sciences Health (LILACS) and Scientific Electronic Library Online (SciELO), published between the years 2000-2010, using the descriptors: nursing, psychiatric nursing and prisons, resulting in the finding of 04 articles with full text in Portuguese, which contributed to the development of 03 developed categories, classified from Waldow studies on human care. The objective was to raise with the Brazilian scientific production in nursing care administered to the internal situation in prison. The discussion showed that 75% of the texts mentioned the Care Professionals and Care 25% Expressive as nursing actions. To conclude, nursing by means of using physical-mental stimuli, seeks to make the subject of care feel supported and valued in their needs.

Keywords : Nursing; Psychiatric Nursing; Prisons.

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