News on brazilian nursing in the covid-19 pandemic

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Objective: To analyze the impact and visibility that journalistic news brought to Brazilian Nursing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Methods: Documentary study developed based on information collected from news sites, news programs, radio programs and written press through clipping; as well as the monitoring of demands performed by the Communication Offi ce of the Federal Nursing Council (Portuguese acronym: COFEN), based on articles of national and international scope. After selection, these were systematized based on the content analysis framework. Results: One hundred and thirty-six news from mass media published from March 16 to May 31, 2020 were selected. Through the analysis, narrative patterns were identifi ed and classifi ed into three thematic categories, namely: Political and Professional Protagonism of Brazilian Nursing; Working Conditions of Nursing Professionals; and Vulnerability, Illness and Death of Nursing Professionals. Conclusion: The news contributed to give greater visibility to the work of the Nursing team, warn of the precarious working conditions to which they are exposed, and raise public awareness of the disease progress among Nursing team professionals.

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Freire, N. P., de Castro, D. A., Fagundes, M. C. M., Neto, F. R. G. X., Olm Cunha, I. C. K., & da Silva, M. C. N. (2021). News on brazilian nursing in the covid-19 pandemic. ACTA Paulista de Enfermagem, 34.

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