Patient autonomy and the politics of professional relationships

May, Carl (1995) Patient autonomy and the politics of professional relationships. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 21, (1), 83-87. (doi:10.1046/j.1365-2648.1995.21010083.x).


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Debate in the health care professions about the politics of interpersonal relationships between professionals and their patients or clients is increasingly organized around proxy measures of the quality of professional services such as patient satisfaction, or the extent to which the provision of care avoids routines and is genuinely individualized This paper explores some of the problems which arise from this in relation to patients' autonomy and nurses' authority

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 0309-2402 (print)
1365-2648 (electronic)
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Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Health Sciences
ePrint ID: 163357
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2010 10:42
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 19:17

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