Integrative review of literature: nursing care to aged people with HIV

Rev Bras Enferm. 2018;71 Suppl 2:884-892. doi: 10.1590/0034-7167-2017-0264.
[Article in Portuguese, English]


Objective: To identify evidences in scientific Brazilian literature on nursing care to aged people with HIV.

Method: Integrative review of literature from databases: Latin American and Caribbean Literature on Health Sciences (LILACS), Scientific Eletronic Library Online (SciELO), Cochrane and the Nursing Database (BDENF). The applied inclusion criteria were publications that were fully available from 2001 to 2015 and answered to the guiding question of this study.

Results: We included 13 studies; and the categories that allowed a better presentation of the scientific evidence on nursing care to aged people with HIV carrier were: Epidemiological profile, perceptions and experiences of aged people with HIV and nursing care to aged people with HIV.

Conclusion: The studies address nursing care from a clinic that follows NANDA diagnoses of strong individualizing approach and low consideration of social aspects.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Brazil
  • Female
  • HIV Infections / nursing*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Nursing Care / methods*
  • Nursing Care / trends