Objective: To characterize the disseminated studies in online journals about nursing care in the preoperative and postoperative of the bariatric surgery.
Method: It’s about a research of an integrative review of literature, a method that aims to classify and synthesize results of researches on a topic. Between a survey of 405 articles, after passing the exclusion criteria remained 07 articles for analysis.
Results: The selected publications were arranged in three thematic categories: nursing care to patient which made bariatric surgery; Systematization of nursing care for patients of bariatric surgery; the importance of communication between patients which made bariatric surgery and the whole team.
Conclusion: The analysis of these studies shows the importance of the nurse as active and indispensable member in the process of bariatric surgery to which the patient makes. Highlighted the systematization of nursing care is essential for a good recovery of these customers.
from International Archives of Medicine