Biopsychosocial pediatric nursing interventions in the adolescente diagnosed with type 1 diabetes mellitus




adolescent, family, nursing care, pediatric nursing, type 1 Diabetes Mellitus


Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (DM1) influences the self-perception of adolescents, their behaviour, and their integration into the social environment. The practice of Nursing Specialists in Children and Pediatric Health promotes their adaptation to the disease. The aim of the current study was to reflect on the interventions of these specialist nurses with adolescents with DM1 and their families. We performed an integrative literature review of the literature about the impact of DM1 on adolescents and the relevance of Specialist Nurses in Children and Pediatric Health in providing care to adolescents and their families. The nurse's intervention must contemplate the adolescent and macrosystem. Since diagnosis, it is crucial that the specialist nurse recognizes the adolescent's difficulties, combining technical care with constant emotional support. The nurse's intervention enables the adolescent and family to manage feelings, adjust the therapeutic regimen and integrate new routines into their daily lives.


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How to Cite

Vieira, E., Fernandes, R., Viveiros, A., Fonseca, J. ., Marques, G., & Barcelos, O. . (2023). Biopsychosocial pediatric nursing interventions in the adolescente diagnosed with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Child Studies, (3), 75–94.