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|Title: ||Humor intervention in the nurse-patient interaction|
|Other Titles: ||A intervenção humor na interação enfermeiro-paciente|
La intervención humor en la interacción enfermero-paciente
|Authors: ||Sousa, Luís Manuel Mota|
Marques-Vieira, Cristina Maria Alves
Antunes, Ana Vanessa
Severino, Sandy Silva Pedro
Wit and Humor as Subject
Patient Outcome Assessment
|Issue Date: ||19-Aug-2019|
|Publisher: ||Associação Brasileira de Enfermagem|
|Citation: ||Sousa, L. M. M., Marques-Vieira, C. M. A., Antunes, A. V., Frade, M. D. F. G., Severino, S. P. S., & Valentim, O. S. (2019). Humor intervention in the nurse-patient interaction. Revista brasileira de enfermagem, 72(4), 1078-1085.|
To describe the factors influencing the use of humor in nursing care, its applicability and benefits.
A scoping review was performed using the Arksey and O’Mally methodology. A search for articles published between 2008 and 2018 was performed using the platforms EBSCO Host, Virtual Health Library and Google Scholar.
From the initial 465 articles found, 17 were included for final revision. Data allowed to retrieve information on humor definition; its applicability as a nursing intervention; humor as a tool to improve nurse-patient communication and relationship; influence factors; type of humor interventions; humor benefits in health care context and; limitations and precautions of humor intervention.
The use of humor promotes both communication and human interaction; it promotes well-being; helps deal/cope with difficult and unpleasant situations, reduces tension, discomfort and stress; and strengthens the immune system. This intervention should be used with caution.|
|Appears in Collections:||ENF - Publicações - Artigos em Revistas Internacionais Com Arbitragem Científica|
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