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Nursing educational intervention by comic book: knowledge of kids and parents

Grant number: 19/16950-4
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): February 01, 2020
Effective date (End): January 31, 2021
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Nursing - Medical-Surgical Nursing
Principal Investigator:Marla Andréia Garcia de Avila
Grantee:Vanessa Natsumi Mizobata
Host Institution: Faculdade de Medicina (FMB). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Botucatu. Botucatu , SP, Brazil


Considering that children are not accompanied by their parents during surgery, the preoperative visit also aims to prepare and encourage the child and his / her family members for surgery. In planning the preoperative assessment of pediatric patients, it is necessary to use a suitable language, and playful is a possibility. Aim: To elaborate and validate a playful educational booklet with a view to developing a resource to assist the preoperative visit of the nurse. To verify if the preoperative visit of the nurse using a playful educational booklet A randomized clinical trial will be conducted to check the anxiety of parents and anxiety of children. Participants will be children aged 7 to 12, physical status ASA I and II, according to the classification of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), to undergo elective surgical procedures with surgery expected up to 02 hours. The inclusion criteria of the parents are: child must meet the inclusion criteria, be 18 years or older, be literate and communicate verbally. We will first apply a questionnaire composed by the sociodemographic characterization of children and parents and knowledge about surgery. The sample calculation was determined in 30 children and their respective parents. Expected Results: It is hoped that the educational material will be a simple and freely accessible didactic tool to be used. Also, that educational material can be incorporated into nursing care for pediatric patients and subsidize new studies. (AU)

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