Camila Isabela Bessa de Souza, Isabel CF da Cruz


Currently, non-communicable diseases are responsible for 17.7 million deaths per year and represent nearly 60% of deaths worldwide. The objective of the study is to verify using the PICO strategy and through evidence, which methods or techniques increase the benefits and reduce the complications in emergency care of cardiac patients? This study is a literature with data collection from 10/10/2012 to 04/02/2013 in the bases (Scielo, Lilacs and Medline). The effectiveness of therapy for acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is dependent on the quick decision of patients to seek treatment. There are still large gaps in emergency care can be said to be high demand for the limited number of professionals, lack expertise to emergency calls that require rapid decision-making needs. However the nurse must be able to host, identifying the symptoms of various cardiac emergencies, classify the severity of the clinical, ensure continuity of care in accordance with established time required for the onset of symptoms and manage the flow of patients and the need for patient be reclassified.


Emergency Nursing; Cardiac Diseases; Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care);

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