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Nursing Technologies in Brazil: A Review


Introduction: The production of new technologies enables greater speed and promotes new processes and the integration of information. In nursing, it becomes an important resource, as it is conceived from the practice of human care combined with scientific knowledge.

Objective: To identify technological productions in articles published in electronic format between the years 1990 and 2019.

Method: Review study with analysis of 29 issues and 149 online editions of the Brazilian Journal of Nursing published from January 1990 to July 2019.

Results: Total of 4,525 publications were identified and, after applying the inclusion and exclusion criteria, 46 articles were included in the analysis. Of these articles, 10 contained “information technologies” and 36 “other technologies”.

Conclusion: Nurses establish partnerships and, based on the needs to provide good care of the human being, produce technologies for the care process, education and research itself.

Inacio Alberto Pereira Costa, Zannis Benevides de Andrade, Anna Carolina Raduenz Huf Souza, Adalia Edna Fernando Chipindo, Debora Batista Rodrigues, Eneida Patricia Teixeira, Katia Cilene Godinho Bertoncello, Stefhanie Conceicao de Jesus, Rita de Cassia Teixeira Rangel,Maria de Lourdes de Souza*

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