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Carla Goncalves Dias

Current University: Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo
Location: BR
Discipline: Nursing
Research Supervisor: Maria Gaby R. Gutierrez
PICH Mentor: Jennifer Stinson
Member since: December 2013

About me/my research:

I have been a pediatric oncology nurse for the past 27 years and became very concerned about nursing intervention on diagnosis, measurement, management, control and follow up on pediatric cancer pain. My Master Degree research project was named "Pain in children with cancer: the perception of whom live with it". Nowadays as a PhD student, my research project is related to the Knowledge Translation and the knowledge-to-Action Process, proposing a comprehensive analyzes on the nursing pain control and management process in a pediatric oncology institution, in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Representative Publications: Monteiro Caran E, Dias CG, Seber A, Petrilli A. Clinical aspects and treatment of pain in children and adolescents with cancer. Pediatric Blood Cancer. 2005; 45:925-932.