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Experience of patients in use of probe for enteral nutrition

Vivências de pacientes em uso de sonda para nutrição enteral
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Sartori, Taisa; Rosanelli, Cleci de Lourdes Schmidt Piovesan; Stumm, Eniva Miladi; Kolankiewicz, Adriane Cristina Bernat; Loro, Marli Maria

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Abstract Objective: To Know the experiences of adult patients hospitalized on the use of nasogastric tubes or nasoentérica Enteral Nutrition. Method: Qualitative, descriptive, involving eight patients. Results: Information obtained from the subjects who joined the research emerged from an analytical category that talks about the condition of using the probe of positive adaptation, discomfort, loss of taste, food monotony, loss of autonomy, thirst and dry mouth. Besides these, it was reported that denote feelings suffering, despair, grief, shame, embarrassment and rejection. Conclusion: This study may contribute to professionals and students in the health area, to reflect and enhance the service to users of probes.
Keywords patient; hospital; nutrition; medical technology
Classification Medicine, Social Medicine
Free Keywords enteral nutrition; catheters delay; feelings; hospitalization; adult.
Document language Portugese
Publication Year 2013
Page/Pages p. 3276-3284
Journal Revista de Pesquisa: Cuidado é Fundamental Online, 5 (2013) 1
ISSN 2175-5361
Status Published Version; peer reviewed
Licence Free Digital Peer Publishing Licence