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Nursing Care for People with Intellectual Disability and Deafness: Integrative Literature Review

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.7, No. 12)

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Page : 388-394

Keywords : People with disabilities; Nursing; Care; Deafness; Assistance;

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To analyze the published scientific production about nursing care for people with intellectual disabilities and deafness. Integrative literature review with search in the Virtual Health Library Platform, in Portuguese, English and Spanish. Three hundred and seventy three articles emerged for analysis, and nine articles composed the sample. Difficulty on the part of professionals to establish effective communication with people with intellectual disability and deafness was evidenced. The studies indicated the importance of sign language training to favor the interaction. Most scientific productions are related to the care of hearing impairment, with a shortage of articles addressing the care of intellectual disability.

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