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Globalization: grasping the concept within the context of nursing.
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PMID:  23406242     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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KEIGHLEY T. (2013) Globalization: grasping the concept within the context of nursing. International Nursing Review60, 86-87 Globalization is a phenomenon traceable historically from the beginning of time as clans and tribes migrated and learnt from each other. The article in this issue of INR by Grootjans and Newman 'Globalization and nursing: a concept analysis' (pp. 78-85) makes the case for nurses to be educated about globalization as it applies to modern health care. The concept is complex and requires insight not only into health care itself but also fields such as human migration, economics, the significance of English as a universal language and the use and availability of information technology. Writings on the impact of global technology and social capital are also important. In addressing globalization, nurses need to access research and writings well beyond the standard healthcare oeuvre.
Authors:
Tom Keighley
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International nursing review     Volume:  60     ISSN:  1466-7657     ISO Abbreviation:  Int Nurs Rev     Publication Date:  2013 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-02-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7808754     Medline TA:  Int Nurs Rev     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  86-7     Citation Subset:  IM; N    
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© 2013 The Author. International Nursing Review © 2013 International Council of Nurses.
Affiliation:
Independent Consultant, and Frances Bloomberg International Distinguished Visiting Professor, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.
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