Multiprofessional care towards the crack-related hospital admissions

Eliany Nazare Oliveira, Roberta Magda Martins Moreira, Lycelia da Silva Oliveira, Anny Caroline dos Santos Olimpio, Rita Wigna de Souza Silva, Paulo Jorge de Almeida Pereira

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Abstract

Objective: The study's purpose has been to analyze the relationship of multiprofessional care offered in a Psychosocial Care Center for Alcohol and other Drugs [Centros de Atencito Psicossocial Alcool e outras Drogas (CAPS-AD] with the number of hospitalizations directly related to the consumption of drugs by crack users. Methods: It is a documentary study with a quantitative approach, which was through the assessment of 213 medical records of crack users of a CAPS-AD, concerning the socioeconomic profile, individual care, in group and hospital admissions. Data were processed on SPSS, version 22. Results: It was observed the predominance of men (76.5%), within the age group from 11 to 47 years old, who were single (60.8%), and had incomplete elementary education (53.5%). The most statistically significant interventions were nursing, psychiatry, medical clinic and nursing technician care, as well as groups of physical activity, art therapy and relapse prevention. Conclusion: Therefore, it is necessary to provide continuous and comprehensive assistance to the crack user, with a multiprofessional team acting in a complementary manner aiming to minimize drugrelated hospitalizations.
Translated title of the contributionO cuidado multiprofissional na prevenção de internações relacionadas ao uso de crack
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1293-1299
JournalRevista de Pesquisa : Cuidado é Fundamental Online
Volume11
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Keywords

  • Mental health
  • Crack cocaine
  • Treatment centers for abuse substance users
  • Health care

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