Profile of critical patients with risk of dry eye: a cross-sectional study
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Síndromes do olho seco
Unidades de Terapia Intensiva
Diagnóstico de Enfermagem
Enfermagem. Dry Eye Syndromes
Intensive Care Units
Nursing diagnosis
Nursing Síndromes del ojo seco
Unidades de Cuidados Intensivos
Diagnóstico de Enfermería

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Aim: characterize the sociodemographic and clinical profile of patients with the diagnosis of dry eye risk nursing in intensive care unit. Methods: this is a cross-sectional study carried out at the intensive care unit of a university hospital located in the northeastern region of Brazil between January and July 2016. Results: it was observed that 51% of the patients were male, the mean age was 59.5 years, and 65.6% had a partner. Regarding the reasons for hospitalization, 53.1% were in the postoperative period and 46.9% were clinical patients; 49% were on invasive mechanical ventilation. Conclusion: to know the characteristics of patients with the diagnosis of dry-eye risk nursing in an intensive care unit becomes important in order to direct care for the prevention and early detection of the problem in order to reduce ocular complications
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