In the Name of Good Intentions: Nurses' Perspectives on Caring for a Pregnant Patient in a Persistent Vegetative State

Abazzia, Christine; Adamo, Frances; Gill, Brittney; Morrison, Rebecca; Volpe, Krista; Prata, Janice
February 2010
Critical Care Nurse;Feb2010, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p40
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the perspective of various nurses concerning the caring for pregnant patient in a persistent vegetative state. In terms of direct care nurses, it stresses that nurses encounter patients throughout their careers who leave an indelible imprint on their lives. They have the opportunity to learn something about themselves and redefine their values as they care for people in differing states of health and social circumstances.


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