Research Article
Volume 3 Issue 8 - 2021
Clinical and Epidemiological Aspects of Pregnant Women Diagnosed with Syphilis
Katia Feitoza Callera1, Michelli Domingos da Silva2*, Maria das Graças Silva Sarmento3, Grace Kelly De Almeida4, Ane Vieira Cavalcante5, Alisson Rojas Rodriguez6, Charlie Smith Rojas Rodriguez6, Marly Monteiro Lima7 and Thaíse Cardoso Dourado8
1Acadêmica de Enfermagem Pela Universidade Nilton Lins, Manaus - AM, Brazil
2Doutora em Saúde Pública, Universidad de Ciencias Empresariales y Sociales, UCES, Buenos Aires, Argentina
3Mestre em Saúde Pública, Instituto Leônidas and Maria Deana (ILMD) Fiocruz, Manaus - Amazona, Brazil
4Mestranda em Administração de Serviços de Saúde, pela Universidad de Ciencias Empresariales y Sociales, UCES, Buenos Aires, Argentina
5Especialista em Unidade Terapia Intensiva, Faculdade de Ciências da Bahia, Salvador - BA, Brazil
6Acadêmica de Medicina pela Universidade Nilton Lins, Manaus - AM, Brazil
7Especialista em Unidade Terapia Intensiva, Instituto de Ensino Superior de Fortaleza - CE, Brazil
8Mestranda em Administração de Serviços de Saúde, Pela Universidad de Ciencias Empresariales y Sociales, UCES, Buenos Aires, Argentina
*Corresponding Author: Michelli Domingos da Silva, Doutora em Saúde Pública, Universidad de Ciencias Empresariales y Sociales, UCES, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Received: June 04, 2021; Published: July 23, 2021




Abstract

Syphilis is a subject of much discussion involving the incidence and prevalence of cases, being important to update epidemiological studies for the application of conduct and control. In this study, the target aims specifically, the pregnancy and congenital phase of syphilis, allowing the analysis of data and the planning of health education, prevention and treatment actions aimed at reducing the vertical transmission of syphilis and the early treatment of pregnant women. The present study aims to analyze the epidemiological profile of pregnant women diagnosed with syphilis registered and published in Brazilian literature in the period from 2015 to 2019. This is a literature review with a qualitative and quantitative approach to analyze the data, having as theoretical-methodological support descriptive and deductive data analysis. The results obtained from the initial search were 179 articles in the bases: LILACS, BDENF, SCIELO, CAPES, referring to the years 2015 to 2019, where we applied inclusion and exclusion criteria through thorough reading. In addition to the support measures for the care of pregnant women diagnosed with syphilis, it is necessary to discontinue the dissemination of stigma about the infection in society. It is essential that pregnant women, partners, and family members adhere to the guidelines on the effectiveness of treatment in order to effectively and continuously integrate the control of this infection by syphilis in pregnant women and congenital syphilis.

Keywords: Pregnancy; Epidemiological Profile; Syphilis

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Citation: Michelli Domingos da Silva., et al. “Clinical and Epidemiological Aspects of Pregnant Women Diagnosed with Syphilis”. EC Nursing and Healthcare 3.8 (2021): 13-24.

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