Demonstrating nursing care as a social practice

Dirce Stein Backes, Alacoque Lorenzini Erdmann, Andreas Büscher
2009 Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem  
This study aimed to understand the meaning of nursing care as a social practice based on interactions and associations with complex-systemic thinking. Grounded Theory was the methodological framework used and 35 health professionals distributed in different sample groups were interviewed through a semi-structured questionnaire. Simultaneous data codification and analysis permitted the identification of the central category: "Evidencing nursing care as social practice". Nursing care as a social
more » ... g care as a social practice based on complex-systemic thinking constitutes a new paradigm of intervention, capable of strengthening social actions through interactive and associative networks, and of acting in a proactive, innovating and participative manner.
doi:10.1590/s0104-11692009000600010 pmid:20126941 fatcat:mfivmztm2jdnxcqyds6jwfm2lq