International Journal of Nursing and Health Research

International Journal of Nursing and Health Research


International Journal of Nursing and Health Research
International Journal of Nursing and Health Research
Vol. 1, Issue 1 (2019)

Nursing and humanized care offered to psychiatric patients: An integrative literature review


Bruna de Oliveira Pinheiro, Bruno Vilas Boas Dias, Flavhia Salomão, Rafael Antonio da Silva

Introduction: Changing the model of care in psychiatric care has been a major goal of mental health teams in many countries, as well as in Brazil, despite some resistance. Humanization is today a major theme that has been highlighted in all health services, especially for nursing. Objective: To identify, through a literature review, the main nursing actions that favor humanized care in the treatment of psychiatric patients. Method: the study was conducted through an integrative literature review, using the databases BDENF, LILACS, MEDLINE and Scielo, where three descriptors were defined: Nursing Care, Humanization of Assistance, Psychiatry, associating the term boolean and. The historical cut was from 2014 to 2019. Results: A total of 1,782 articles were found and selected, according to the inclusion criteria, 12 of them. In the study, three main nursing actions on humanized care were identified: the inclusion of family members in care, effective reception and qualified listening, other actions were cited in smaller volume. Final considerations: The humanization of psychiatric patient care is an extremely important issue that needs to be seen by nurses as a particularity to improve the quality of care.
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Bruna de Oliveira Pinheiro, Bruno Vilas Boas Dias, Flavhia Salomão, Rafael Antonio da Silva. Nursing and humanized care offered to psychiatric patients: An integrative literature review. International Journal of Nursing and Health Research, Volume 1, Issue 1, 2019, Pages 24-27
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