When Chicken Soup Isn't Enough
- Editorial. Porter, Heather B. // Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal;Spring2012, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p81
The author discusses non-nursing activities she does during summer including evaluation of individuals applying for educational awards, also focuses on Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology (CANO) Conference.
- An exploration of the relationship between patient autonomy and patient advocacy: implications for nursing practice. Hyland, Deirdre // Nursing Ethics;Sep2002, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p472
The purpose of this article is to examine whether patient/client autonomy is always compatible with the nurse's role of advocacy. The author looks separately at the concepts of autonomy and advocacy, and considers them in relation to the reality of clinical practice from professional, ethical...
- One word, many meanings. Northway, Ruth // Learning Disability Practice;Jun2003, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p3
Discusses how advocacy is important to nurses' work with individual clients and to the nurse's role in promoting change in healthcare systems. Issue related to the way different people view the concept of advocacy; Example of how a failure to acknowledge the existence of different perspectives...
- President's Pen. Nurse Advocates A Patient Voice. Burton, Mattie // Kentucky Nurse;Oct-Dec2011, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p1
The article reports on the role that nurses can play in changing laws and policies related to patient advocacy in the U.S. In the article the author offers her opinions on nurses' involvement in political issues and on efforts that the Kentucky Nurses Association and the Kentucky Association of...
- In search of home study continuing education articles. Dumpel, Hedy // California Nurse;Aug2003, Vol. 99 Issue 6, p9
Addresses important matters impacting healthcare delivery and patient advocacy in the U.S. Conscious sedation; Newborn nursery; Acceptance of assignments/floating; Cosigning of LVN charting.
- Nursing home politics at the state level and implications for quality: The Minnesota example. Freeman, Iris C. // Generations;Winter97/98, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p44
Examines changes in nursing home politics in Minnesota, and discusses the critical role of consumer advocacy groups in the era of antiregulatory fervor. Forces altering nursing home politics in the state; Consumer protection embodied in statutes; Ascendancy of economic concerns and new...
- Nurses Are Tough Patient-Advocates...Always. // NurseZone Newsletter;1/23/2013, p1
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of knowing someone who has mild cognitive impairment (MCI).
- Lean on me. Bates, Jane // Nursing Standard;1/8/2014, Vol. 28 Issue 19, p26
It is difficult to fulfil a key role, writes Jane Bates.
- Speaking 'for' or speaking 'as'? Casey, Anne // Paediatric Nursing;Apr2003, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p3
Deals with the ways in which nurses interpret the advocacy role required in their profession. Factors which should be taken into account when care and treatment decisions are made; Difference between direct advocacy and best interest advocacy; Effort done by the British Department of Health to...