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Revista Cubana de Enfermería

Print version ISSN 0864-0319On-line version ISSN 1561-2961


CAMPOS DE AZEVEDO, Isabelle; DE SOUZA COSTA, Roberta Kaliny  and  FERREIRA JUNIOR, Marcos Antonio. Profile of scientific production of national nursing on wounds. Rev Cubana Enfermer [online]. 2018, vol.34, n.1, e1440.  Epub Mar 01, 2018. ISSN 0864-0319.


Cutaneous lesions affecting the Brazilian population in general, regardless of age, gender or ethnicity, responsible for a high number of cases related to changes in the integrity of the skin, thus becoming a major public health problem.


To characterize the studies published in electronic databases for Brazilian nurses on wounds.


An integrative review, held in March 2016 in electronic databases LILACS, SciELO, BDENF, PubMed and Web of Science. Inclusion criteria were: full articles available on listed electronic databases that address nursing care for skin lesions.


It was found that Brazil's nursing studies focus especially the topical treatment of lesions in the hospital environment, where also ignores other essential things in care for patients with skin lesions, such as care in primary care, the emotional aspects, the nutritional support, treatment costs, professional training and the construction of protocols that guide the systematization of care production.

Keywords : Nursing care; Nursing; Wounds and injuries; Wound healing.

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