volume 22, issue 1, P150-157 2014
DOI: 10.1590/0104-1169.3032.2381
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Abstract: Objectiveto identify the direct and indirect nursing care time in an Intensive Care Unit.Methoda descriptive/exploratory study conducted at a private hospital. The Nursing Activities Score classification system was used to estimate the direct care time, and electronic health records were used to estimate the indirect care time. The data were collected from March to June 2011.Resultsthe findings indicate that the average nursing care time was 29.5 hours, consisting of 27.4 hours of direct care and 2.1 hours of …

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