Nursing planning in complex pediatric neurosurgery procedures in a reference surgery center


  • Allison Roberto da Silva Registered Nurse and Technical Manager of the Surgical Center of the Civil Clinic. University Hospital, Ribeirão Preto Medical School, University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil.



Surgical nursing, Planning nursing, pediatric neurosurgery


Surgical Centers are essential and extremely complex sectors in health institutions, where the teams that compose them must act together so that the main objectives are achieved: that is, the patients' surgeries happen in the best possible way, with the minimization of damages and welcoming patients and their families. The need for a multidisciplinary approach is intensified in surgeries with unique specificities, such as pediatric neurosurgeries, where problems are anticipated and interventions are performed before patients are harmed. The article is an experience report of the activities of the Nurse at the Surgical Center of a Large University Hospital in the interior of the state of São Paulo related to the planning and execution of pediatric neurosurgery procedures. The results include the description of direct and indirect care activities in nursing care planning, the nursing process, the main nursing diagnoses found in pediatric neurosurgery patients.


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2021-04-06 — Updated on 2021-04-09


How to Cite

da Silva AR. Nursing planning in complex pediatric neurosurgery procedures in a reference surgery center. Arch Pediat Neurosurg [Internet]. 2021Apr.9 [cited 2021Oct.18];3(2(May-August):e752021. Available from:

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