Davies, Nicola
September 2011
Nursing Standard;9/7/2011, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p64
Academic Journal
The article reports on the role that nurses can play in helping patients to become independent. A discussion of standards which Great Britain's Nursing and Midwifery Council has developed on patient autonomy or independence is presented. A nurse-patient ladder of participation for autonomy which was created by medical professional Sherry R. Arnstein is discussed.


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