Nursing as Therapy

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The first edition of this ground breaking book was acclaimed for identifying the role of nursing in the healing process, and, therefore, as a major therapeutic force in patient care. Contemporary health care requires nursing to be an active force for helping patients regain health or come to terms with injury, disability and dying. In order to achieve this, practitioners must be reflective and provide care which is perspective. in a readable style, by acknowledged experts in the field. The Second edition has both...
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Overview

The first edition of this ground breaking book was acclaimed for identifying the role of nursing in the healing process, and, therefore, as a major therapeutic force in patient care. Contemporary health care requires nursing to be an active force for helping patients regain health or come to terms with injury, disability and dying. In order to achieve this, practitioners must be reflective and provide care which is perspective. in a readable style, by acknowledged experts in the field. The Second edition has both anticipated and kept pace with change, with many new and rewritten chapters. Examining therapeutic nursing from an international perspective, this edition has new chapters on practice, quality, education and the politics of nursing as therapy.

Disc. theory & practice; patient education, philosophical approaches, research priorities.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780412354403
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 1/1/1991
  • Edition description: 1991
  • Pages: 218

Table of Contents

CONTENTS: Addresses changes in health care and the implications for therapeutic nursing * Gives a clear overview on the concepts, benefits and restraints of reflective practice * Discusses the implementation of therapeutic nursing in practice and the implications for the quality of care.
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