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Orlando Coser ; Maria Elisabeth Lopes Moreira ;PhysisRevista de Saúde Coletiva 2014, 24 2

Autor: Olga Luiza Bomfim

Fuente: http://www.redalyc.org/articulo.oa?id=400834034015


Red de Revistas Científicas de América Latina, el Caribe, España y Portugal Sistema de Información Científica Bomfim, Olga Luiza; Coser, Orlando; Lopes Moreira, Maria Elisabeth Unexpected diagnosis of fetal malformations: therapeutic itineraries Physis - Revista de Saúde Coletiva, vol.
24, núm.
2, abril-junio, 2014, pp.
607-622 Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=400834034015 Physis - Revista de Saúde Coletiva, ISSN (Printed Version): 0103-7331 publicacoes@ims.uerj.br Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro Brasil How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage www.redalyc.org Non-Profit Academic Project, developed under the Open Acces Initiative Unexpected diagnosis of fetal 607 malformations: therapeutic itineraries | 1 Olga Luiza Bomfim, 2 Orlando Coser, 3 Maria Elisabeth Lopes Moreira | Abstract: Ultrasonography was a technological breakthrough for obstetrics, allowing visualization of fetal structures.
However, the lack of a systematic approach to obstetric ultrasound examinations causes in Brazil, pregnant women do the exam on their own, which can sometimes lead to unexpected diagnosis of fetal malformation.
In order to describe the reaction of women when surprised by the diagnosis of fetal malformation and therapeutic itineraries that follow, we conducted a study with nine pregnant women after ultrasound confirmation of fetal malformation.
Through semi-structured interviews and content analysis of the narratives, the following categories were identified: motivation to perform ultrasonography; care at the referral; and coping strategies from the confirmation of fetal malformation.
The interviews revealed failure to comply with the correct sequence of the prenatal care process.
Definition of suitable moment for ultrasound test and guidance at each stage of pregnancy now represent a challenge for the improvement of perinatal car...

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