Implementação de consulta de enfermagem ao adolescente/jovem: diagnósticos e intervenções

Translated title of the contribution: Implementing a nursing consultation for teenagers/young people: diagnostics and interventions

Filipa Andrade, Maria Judite Antunes Vaz, Sílvia Caldeira, Sérgio Deodato

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Introduction: Teenagers/young people's answers towards life processes and illness processes are specific. Implementing a nursing consultation to these patients alowed organizing different nursing diagnoses and interventions. Aim: This article aims to analyze the focus, nursing diagnoses and interventions, resulting from the implementation of the nursing consultation for teen / youth. Materials and Methods: Descriptive and cross-sectional study. A total of 54 consultations to 43 teenagers/young individuals in school year 2013-2014 have beem performed. The consultations were held in schools and in the community. For data analysis we used descriptive statistics and taxonomy of the International Classification for Nursing Practice (ICNP). Results: The results show 23 different focuses of nursing and 62 different interventions. Highlight is the focus of self-esteem and adaptation and interventions, the promotion of hope, the promotion of efficient coping, the listening and promotion of moments to share successful experiences. Conclusion: The focuses and interventions identified are related to the identity crisis and the independence, characteristic of teenagers/young people.
Translated title of the contributionImplementing a nursing consultation for teenagers/young people: diagnostics and interventions
Original languagePortuguese
Pages (from-to)48-53
Number of pages6
Journal Cadernos de Saúde
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2 Jan 2018


  • Nursing consultation
  • Teenager
  • Young
  • Diagnosis
  • Intervention


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