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Expanded role of the nurse: accountability confusion.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9362637     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Nurses are increasingly taking over the clinical activities once carried out by doctors. In some areas it has now become difficult to distinguish the boundaries between nursing and medical health care. These changes raise important legal issues which will need to be considered by a court when dealing with clinical negligence cases involving the expanded role of the nurse.
J Tingle
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of nursing (Mark Allen Publishing)     Volume:  6     ISSN:  0966-0461     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Nurs     Publication Date:    1997 Sep 25-Oct 8
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-12-11     Completed Date:  1997-12-11     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9212059     Medline TA:  Br J Nurs     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1011-3     Citation Subset:  N    
Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University.
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MeSH Terms
Great Britain
Job Description*
Malpractice / legislation & jurisprudence*
Nursing Care / organization & administration*
Practice Guidelines as Topic*
Professional Autonomy*

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