Cover Image

Perceptions of adults with spinal cord injury on the skills for daily activities and health indicators in the light of noc: descriptive research

Inacia Sátiro Xavier de França, Alexsandro Silva Coura, Ana Paula Andrade Ramos, Cibely Freire de Oliveira, Francisco Stélio de Sousa

Abstract


Objective: Verify the perception of adults with spinal cord injury (SCI) on their skills for daily activities and pair data with health indicators in the light of NOC. Method: Cross-sectional study, census and quantitative, conducted in 2008 in UBSF's Campina Grande-PB. 47 people have taken part as sample, who answered a form with indicators domain of the Functional Health of NOC and an Questionnaire A, composed by questions about abilities to perform daily activities. It was performed a pairing between the instruments and used the SPSS to analyze data. Results: Cronbach Alpha was 0.752. The items that showed more commitment were: Management of money (80.8%), sexual performance (74%), Leisure (68%), Labor (55%) and ambulation (45%) - p < 0.001. Conclusion: There is impairment on the participants' skills for daily activities. Nurses can help them develop actions of health education and research that contribute to improving public policies for those people.

 


Keywords


Health Sciences; Public Health Nursing; Disabled Persons; Activities of Daily Living; Nursing; Health Sciences

References


Cavalcante KMH, Carvalho ZMF, Barbosa IV, Rolim GA. Vivência da sexualidade por pessoas com lesão medular. Rev. RENE. Fortaleza, 2008; 9(1): 27-35.

Blanes L, Carmagnani MIS, Ferreira LM. Quality of life and self-esteen of persons with paraplegia living in São Paulo, Brazil. Qual Life Res. 2008; 18(1): 15-21.

Wyndaele M, Wyndaele JJ. Spinal Cord. Epub 2006 Jan 3; Incidence, prevalence and epidemiology of spinal cord injury: what learns a worldwide literature survey. 2006; 44(9): 523–9.

Ministério da Saúde (Brasil), DATASUS: Indicadores e Dados Básicos Brasil 2008. [on-line] 2008; [citado 2009 out 12]. Disponível em: .

Benavent A, Pelazon R, Tamayo R, et al. Assessment of disability in spinal cord injury. Disabil Rehabil. 2003; (25): 1065-70.

Ninomya AF. Análise clínica e ultrassonográfica dos ombros de pacientes lesados medulares em programa de reabilitação. Acta ortop. bras. 2007; 15(2) Disponível em: http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S141378522007000200011&nrm=iso&tlng=pt. Acessado em: 13 de out de 2007

Haddad S, Silva PRS, Pereira BAC, et al. Efeito do treinamento físico de membros superiores aeróbio de curta duração no deficiente físico com hipertensão leve. Arq. Bras. Cardiol. 1997; set; 69(3): 169-73

Ditunno JF. Burns AS, Marino RJ. Neurological and functional capacity outcome measures: Essential to spinal cord injury clinical trials. Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development. 2005; may-jun 42(3): 35-42. Available from: http://www.rehab.research.va.gov/jour/05/42/3suppl1/ditunno.html

Johnson, M. Classificação dos resultados de enfermagem. Porto Alegre: Artmed; 2004.

Vall J, Braga VAB, Almeida PC. Estudo da qualidade de vida em pessoas com lesão medular traumática. Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2006; 64 (2-B): 451-5.

Bampi LNS, Guilhem D, Lima DD. Qualidade de vida em pessoas com lesão medular traumática: um estudo com o WHOQOL-bref. Rev Bras Epidemiol. 2008; 11(1): 67-77.

Pflaum C, McCollister G, Strauss DJ, Shavelle RM, DeVivo MJ. Worklife After Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury. J Spinal Cord Med. [on-line]. 2006; [Access: 2011 fev 22]; 29 (4): 377-86.

França ISX, Coura AS, França EG, Cavalcante GMC, Sousa FS. Application of principlist bioethics to public policies for disabled people: systematic review. Online Brazilian Journal of Nursing [online] 2010; [Access: 2011 mar 11]; 9 (1). Available from: http://www.objnursing.uff.br/index.php/nursing/article/view/2893

Cafer CR, Barros ALBL, Lucena AF, Mahl MLS, Michel JLM. Diagnósticos de enfermagem e proposta de intervenções para pacientes com lesão medular. Acta Paul Enferm. 2005; 18 (4): 347-53.

Vasconcelos AS, França ISX, Coura AS, Sousa FS, Souto RQS, Cartaxo HGO. Nursing interventions on the needs of people with spinal cord injury: an integrative review. Online Brazilian Journal of Nursing [online]. 2010; [Access: 2011 mar 10]; 9(2) Available from: http://www.objnursing.uff.br/index.php/nursing/article/view/j.1676-4285.2010.3000/674




DOI: https://doi.org/10.5935/1676-4285.20113285