Objective: To identify relevant evidence to the peculiarities of nursing care to women in situation of unsafe abortion.
Method: This is a survey of integrative review of literature, where the databases used were LILACS, BDENF, MEDLINE and SCOPUS. The data collection occurred during the months of September and October 2016, articles were in Portuguese, English and Spanish, from 2006 to 2016. The sample was composed of 14 studies.
Results: Studies have shown that nursing care is carried out in a technicist and without quality service; contrary to the norms of the Code of Ethics for nurses. There were willing two thematic categories: reasons that led the women to practice unsafe abortion and the nursing care provided to women in a situation of abortion.
Conclusion: Trials, prejudice, religiosity and moral values of nurses, contribute to the precariousness of quality assistance to these women.
Descriptors: abortion; induced abortion; caused abortion; nursing; nursing care.
from International Archives of Medicine