SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

vol.35 issue1Effectiveness of the Modified Brooke Formula of Hydric Substitution for Management of the Burnt PatientSocial Representations about Health, Disease and Cultural Care in Traditional Musicians author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Services on Demand




  • Have no cited articlesCited by SciELO

Related links

  • Have no similar articlesSimilars in SciELO


Revista Cubana de Enfermería

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


ANTUNES DE ARAUJO FILHO, Augusto Cezar; DA ROCHA, Silvana Santiago  and  DE OLIVEIRA GOUVEIA, Márcia Teles. Possibilities for the Integrality of Care the Child in Primary Care. Rev Cubana Enfermer [online]. 2019, vol.35, n.1, e1765.  Epub July 30, 2019. ISSN 0864-0319.


Child healthcare includes actions for health promotion and prevention of diseases and grievances, which seeks to reduce infant mortality and, above all, provide quality of life to that population through comprehensive and high quality care.


To analyze the way in which the nurses of the Family Health Strategy develop comprehensive care during the nursing consultation to the child.


Descriptive, qualitative study carried out between January and April 2015, using the interview technique for fathering the data. The participants were 14 primary care nurses from Teresina-PI. For the analysis of the data, the content analysis technique was used.


Comprehensive care is understood as a look towards the totality of being, as the attention given to the person considering context and shared with other professionals of different levels of healthcare. In addition, it was noted that some problems impeded the development of comprehensive child care in the primary care scenario.


Comprehensive care benefits and qualifies the assistance offered to the child, producing health actions based on the care guidelines.

Keywords : Child health; primary healthcare; comprehensive healthcare; nursing.

        · abstract in Portuguese | Spanish     · text in Portuguese     · Portuguese ( pdf )