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Supporting patients dignity in the community

Price, Bob (2009). Supporting patients dignity in the community. Primary Health Care, 19(3) pp. 40–47.

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Abstract

The article discusses the concept of patient dignity in community nursing. Support for the dignity of a patient is integral to community nursing care. The author explores the origins of dignity, conflicts that arise in patient care, integrity, and self compassion. Steps for planning nursing care that is respectful of a patient are also presented.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2009 RCN Publishing
ISSN: 0264-5033
Keywords: patient dignity; integrity; patient support; psychological care
Academic Unit/Department: Health and Social Care > Health and Social Care
Item ID: 35563
Depositing User: Robert Price
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2012 16:12
Last Modified: 28 Nov 2012 16:12
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/35563
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