Use of symbolic interactionism in the research of nursing pediatric

Lucimeire Santos Carvalho, Climene Laura de Camargo, Cátia Andrade Silva, Ana Carla Petersen de Oliveira Santos


This article has for objective to revise the reference of Symbolic Interactionism and to evidence your theoretical-methodology use in the qualitative approach of researches that you/they involve children and nursing interventions. It is a bibliographical study, embracing the period from 1977 to 2005. It was ended that that research methodology is adapted for the research in pediatric nursing and, therefore, it can be used broadly by the interested male nurses in looking for in the experience of the infantile population, information not documented and capable to address the nursing attendance.


Nursing; Qualitative Research; Methodology

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