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The process of dying/death: intervening conditions to the nursing care management

  • Prado, Roberta Teixeira
  • Leite, Josete Luzia
  • Silva, Ítalo Rodolfo
  • Silva, Laura Johanson da
  • Castro, Edna Aparecida Barbosa de
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2018
Scientific Electronic Library Online - Brazil
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ABSTRACT Objective: To exhibit the factors that influence the Nursing care management in the face of death and the process of dying/death of hospitalized adults in the medical-surgical units for hospitalization. Method: The Grounded Theory was applied with the theorical support of the Complex Thinking Theory. Data have been collected through semi-structured interviews from May, 2015 to January, 2016 with three sample groups totaling 41 participants: nurses, assistant nurses and members of multidisciplinary group. Data analysis followed the steps of open coding, axial coding and selective coding. Results: The category “Pointing out the interfaces of care management to patients in process of death/dying and their families” and its respective subcategories show the complex interactions established by the nurse due to the Nursing care management. Final considerations: Subjective, educational, sociocultural and institutional conditions influence the nurse interactions, causing order/disorder on care management.

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