Background: When practing care, the nurse is able to apply all technologied possibilities in favor of the demands of the necessities of both patients and their relativies
Objective: To reveal the kinds of light technologies that have been developed by nurses to the families of patients who take care of them.
Method: Integrative literature review conducted by the search in the databases LILACS, MEDLINE, BDENF and Scopus, with the key words “technology”, “nursing”, “care” and “family”, published between 2005 and 2016 with a final selection of 16 items.
Results: The categories developed by similar subject for analysis were: light technologies focused on family care; group technology as a strategy of care for families and educational technologies in nursing care context.
Conclusion: The nurse takes control of soft Technologies based on the development of care for Family members. But there are gaps to consolidate this assistance having the necessity of implementing public policies to ensure, in fact, these necessities.
Keywords: Technology. Caution. Nursing. Family
from International Archives of Medicine