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SMAD. Revista eletrônica saúde mental álcool e drogas

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PONCE, Talita Dutra et al. Training of nursing teams for the attendance of the alcohol withdrawal syndrome: integrative review. SMAD, Rev. Eletrônica Saúde Mental Álcool Drog. (Ed. port.) [online]. 2016, vol.12, n.1, pp. 58-64. ISSN 1806-6976.

This study aimed to analyze evidence concerning the effectiveness of training strategies for nursing assistance teams related to alcohol withdrawal syndrome. Used as method, the integrative review, with key words indexed on the basis of information MEDLINE, LILACS, Bireme, SciELO, PubMed, Web of Science and CINAHL, without restrictions. The used descriptors are: "Alcohol withdrawal syndrome", "nursing" and "education". The trainings conducted with nursing teams were considered effective, reflecting positively on assistance. All studies included in their training scales as a way to evaluate the patients. The most frequently used are the scale Assessment Clinical Institute Withdrawal for Alcohol, Revised and the CAGE questionnaire. It is concluded that nursing professionals who work with the alcoholic withdrawal syndrome must receive training and updates on the topic.

Keywords : Alcoholism; Alcohol Abstinence; Substance Withdrawal Syndrome; Nursing; Education.

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