The nutritional care during the prenatal and postpartum: perceptions of managers of primary health care

The nutritional care during the prenatal and postpartum: perceptions of managers of primary health care

Title: The nutritional care during the prenatal and postpartum: perceptions of managers of primary health care;
Atenção nutricional no pré-natal e no puerpério: percepção dos gestores da Atenção Básica à Saúde
Author Laporte-Pinfildi, Anna Sylvia de Campos Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Zangirolani, Lia Thieme Oikawa Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Spina, Natalia Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Martins, Paula Andrea Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Medeiros, Maria Angélica Tavares de Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Abstract Objective To evaluate the perception of managers regarding the nutritional care to prenatal and postpartum in Primary Health Units in Southern, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Methods It was conducted a census of 28 Primary Health Units from the insular area, using interviews with managers. The nutritional care was assessed according to infrastructure, work process and food and nutrition surveillance. Results The insertion of dietitians was the main insufficient component of dimension structure, interfering negatively on nutritional care for 60% of managers. It was founded low compliance for the following variables of theprocess dimension: calculate the body mass index (35%), monitoring of nutritional status in body mass index/gestational week curve (46%) and conducting individualized nutritional counseling in antenatal (14%). Conclusion Prenatal and postpartum nutritional care is unsatisfactory to achieve comprehensive care. It is necessary to sensitize local manager's awareness and qualify the health teams to ensure the effectiveness of such actions in Santos, Sao Paulo.
Keywords Health Evaluation
Nutrition Programs And Policies
Postpartum Period
Prenatal Care
Primary Health CareRio-De-Janeiro
Southern Brazil
Quality
City
Units
Language English
Sponsor Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Cientifico e Tecnologico
Date 2016
Published in Revista De Nutricao-Brazilian Journal Of Nutrition. Campinas, v. 29, n. 1, p. 109-123, 2016.
ISSN 1415-5273 (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Pontificia universidade catolica campinas
Extent 109-123
Origin http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1678-98652016000100011
Access rights Open access Open Access
Type Article
Web of Science ID WOS:000369508900011
SciELO ID S1415-52732016000100109 (statistics in SciELO)
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/49618

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