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Protocol validation for people with venous ulcers: a quantitative study

Isabelle Katherinne Fernandes Costa, Lays Pinheiro de Medeiros, Thalyne Yurí Araújo Farias Dias, Marina de Góes Salvetti, Daniele Vieira Dantas, Gilson de Vasconcelos Torres


Aims:  to  confirm  and  refine  the  multidisciplinary  care  protocolstructure   for   people   with   venous   ulcers   treated   in   primary   care.   Method:   a methodological,  quantitative  study,  carried  out  in  three  steps:  development  of  the instrument from the literature review; and validation of the content, through the Delphi technique  in  two  stages:  one  with  51  judges  and  one  with  35.  The  analysis  used  the K appa index ≥0,81 and C ontent V alidity I ndex (C V I )> 0.80, and the W ilcoxon  test  for comparison  between  the  two  validation  steps.  Results:  it  was  found  that,  from  the  15 categories of the protocol, 12 had better scores in phase Delphi 2. For the assessment requirements of the protocol, it was found that the points awarded by the judges in the second  phase  were  higher  in  nine  of  the  10  items,  confirming  the  validity  of  the instrument. Conclusion: the elaborate and validated version by a professional consists of an approach script for patients with venous ulcer in primary care


Ulcers; Assistence; Validation Protocol; Patient


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