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The health-disease process and the family health strategy: the user's perspective.

Santos Dde S, Tenório Ede A, Brêda MZ, Mishima SM - Rev Lat Am Enfermagem (2014)

Bottom Line: The first is a group of elderly people and the second of pregnant women.The Group of young pregnant women signified health as the ability for self-care and disease as the disability for that purposes, considering the Primary Health Care service as responsible for the recovery of individual and family health. the users demonstrated dissatisfaction with bureaucratic and vertical relations present at the health services.In each group, it was observed that the meanings for health and disease and meanings of the health service the users elaborated can be related.

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Affiliation: Universidade Federal de Alagoas, Maceió, AL, Brazil.

ABSTRACT

Objective: to analyze the meanings Primary Health Care users attribute to their health-disease process and the services used.

Methods: this qualitative research uses the focus group technique to interview two groups of users the service monitors. The first is a group of elderly people and the second of pregnant women. To analyze the meanings, the discourse analysis technique and the reference framework of health promotion are used.

Results: the group of elderly, being mostly female arterial hypertension and diabetes mellitus patients, visualizes the health-disease process as the evolution of human existence controlled by divine power, signifying the health service as a blessing in the control of the disease. The Group of young pregnant women signified health as the ability for self-care and disease as the disability for that purposes, considering the Primary Health Care service as responsible for the recovery of individual and family health.

Final considerations: the users demonstrated dissatisfaction with bureaucratic and vertical relations present at the health services. In each group, it was observed that the meanings for health and disease and meanings of the health service the users elaborated can be related.

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Mentions: The discourse analysis followed the logic of the production of meaning(10): first, words and expressions the participants used were identified, basedon which the figures and themes were apprehended in thematic phrases. For the thematicphrases to make sense, however, as recommended in Discourse Analysis, the thematicphrases were related with the group they emerged in, in the time and space they wereproduced in, with the participating users and their power relations reproduced in thediscourse. Figure 1 summarizes the meaningsapprehended in each focus group:


The health-disease process and the family health strategy: the user's perspective.

Santos Dde S, Tenório Ede A, Brêda MZ, Mishima SM - Rev Lat Am Enfermagem (2014)

Synthesis of the meanings emerged in the focus groups. Maceió, AL, Brazil,2011
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f01: Synthesis of the meanings emerged in the focus groups. Maceió, AL, Brazil,2011
Mentions: The discourse analysis followed the logic of the production of meaning(10): first, words and expressions the participants used were identified, basedon which the figures and themes were apprehended in thematic phrases. For the thematicphrases to make sense, however, as recommended in Discourse Analysis, the thematicphrases were related with the group they emerged in, in the time and space they wereproduced in, with the participating users and their power relations reproduced in thediscourse. Figure 1 summarizes the meaningsapprehended in each focus group:

Bottom Line: The first is a group of elderly people and the second of pregnant women.The Group of young pregnant women signified health as the ability for self-care and disease as the disability for that purposes, considering the Primary Health Care service as responsible for the recovery of individual and family health. the users demonstrated dissatisfaction with bureaucratic and vertical relations present at the health services.In each group, it was observed that the meanings for health and disease and meanings of the health service the users elaborated can be related.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Universidade Federal de Alagoas, Maceió, AL, Brazil.

ABSTRACT

Objective: to analyze the meanings Primary Health Care users attribute to their health-disease process and the services used.

Methods: this qualitative research uses the focus group technique to interview two groups of users the service monitors. The first is a group of elderly people and the second of pregnant women. To analyze the meanings, the discourse analysis technique and the reference framework of health promotion are used.

Results: the group of elderly, being mostly female arterial hypertension and diabetes mellitus patients, visualizes the health-disease process as the evolution of human existence controlled by divine power, signifying the health service as a blessing in the control of the disease. The Group of young pregnant women signified health as the ability for self-care and disease as the disability for that purposes, considering the Primary Health Care service as responsible for the recovery of individual and family health.

Final considerations: the users demonstrated dissatisfaction with bureaucratic and vertical relations present at the health services. In each group, it was observed that the meanings for health and disease and meanings of the health service the users elaborated can be related.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus