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HERRERA GUERRA, Eugenia; CESPEDES CUEVAS, Viviana Marycel  and  FLOREZ FLOREZ, Magda Lucía. The nursing and the care for the cardiovascular health: concept analysis. av.enferm. [online]. 2014, vol.32, n.1, pp.147-153. ISSN 0121-4500.

Abstract The nursing has worried to extend its conceptual frame, being based on the analysis of concepts and the investigation of the own phenomena. According to Morse, "the techniques of concept analysis have become a standard part of the programs of doctorate in infirmary; in spite of these advantages, there is a great amount of conceptual exploration that has still not been obtained". This article argues the analysis of the concepts of cardiovascular health, using like the revision of literature and interviews to professionals of health and people who live in situation of cardiovascular disease in a city of the Cordoba department, Colombia, in order to identify what the people think about this concept, sufficiently to illustrate an analysis that orients to the nurse in the boarding of the care of the cardiovascular health of an effective and in agreement with the needs of the people. For the conceptual exploration, we used the method of Rodgers (2, 3), who proposed the evolutionary point of view for the development of concepts from gross data (published literature or interview), considering context (antecedents, consequences and relations with other concepts). When exploring the analysis of the concepts, it is evident that there is no clarity in the concept cardiovascular health, as much in the group of people who live in situation of cardiovascular disease like in the professionals of the health, which corroborates the importance of the analysis for the unification of concepts. This is a reason why a new definition of the concept is explored, with its main attributes for the understanding from a vision sets out to discipline under the assumptions of the theory of Dorothea Orem.

Keywords : Cardiovascular Diseases; Nursing Care; Concept Analysis.

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