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PERACA VIEIRA, Flávio; HECKLER DE SIQUEIRA, Hedi Crecencia; SOSA SILVA, José Richard de  and  CECAGNO, Diana. Promotion and prevention of the health beside the services of beauty and aesthetics centers: insertion of the nurse. Enferm. glob. [online]. 2014, vol.13, n.36, pp.70-79. ISSN 1695-6141.

Objective: is to evaluate the knowledge of professional service Grooming Hands and Feet on the mode of transmission of Hepatitis B and C and check the use of personal protective equipment. To get the information we used the method descriptive exploratory qualitative approach. Methodology: The study was conducted in seven "salons" chosen randomly by drawing lots. The subject, identified by pseudonyms, were active professionals being selected the oldest of seven "salon". The data collection was processed, after approval of the Ethics Committee No 186/2010, by the method of semi-structured interview. Results: The data showed that the majority does not use personal protective equipment and expose the user to the transmission of diseases through ignorance of the transmission channel. It is inferred to be of paramount importance in the preparatory courses to enter these professional topics addressed by health professionals, especially by the nurse on the promotion and prevention of these diseases.

Keywords : Health Promotion; Beauty and Aesthetics Centers; Nurse's Role and Protective Devices.

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