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Nursing and the Division of Labour in Healthcare : Sociology and Nursing Practice - Davina Allen

Nursing and the Division of Labour in Healthcare

Sociology and Nursing Practice

Paperback Published: December 2002
ISBN: 9780333802298
Number Of Pages: 248

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This title, with illustrative case studies, connects sociological concerns with practical problems affecting the contemporary NHS, such as: skill mix in hospitals, the emergence of new roles, the shifting boundaries between medicine and nursing, and the barriers to change that exist.

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List of contributors
Series editors' preface
Notes on contributors
Nursing and the division of labour: sociological perspectivesp. 1
Time and space on the hospital ward: shaping the scope of nursing practicep. 23
Perceptions of teamwork in acute medical wardsp. 53
Routine' and emergency' in the PACU: the shifting contexts of nurse-doctor interactionp. 75
Expanded nursing roles: different occupational perspectivesp. 99
Continuing professional education and the everyday realities of practicep. 129
Creating a participatory caring context' on hospital wardsp. 151
Negotiating the role of expert carers on an adult hospital wardp. 183
Endnotesp. 207
Referencesp. 209
Name indexp. 231
Subject indexp. 232
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ISBN: 9780333802298
ISBN-10: 0333802292
Series: Sociology and Nursing Practice
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 248
Published: December 2002
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.5 x 14.0  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.31
Edition Number: 1