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Walk or be driven? A study on walking patients to the operating theatre.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16372779     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The objective of this study was to determine patients' perception on the possibility of changing a tradition-based practice to a more patient-empowering service, thus demonstrating that nurses can make a difference in providing a more patient-centred environment. The study revealed that the patients themselves wanted to be included in the decision-making process and actively embrace change.
Authors:
Mary Keegan-Doody
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of perioperative nursing : the journal of the National Association of Theatre Nurses     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1467-1026     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Perioper Nurs     Publication Date:  2005 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-12-23     Completed Date:  2006-03-28     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100935999     Medline TA:  Br J Perioper Nurs     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  529-31, 533-6     Citation Subset:  N    
Affiliation:
Bon Secours Hospital, Galway, Ireland.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Great Britain
Operating Rooms*
Patient-Centered Care
Preoperative Care*
Walking*

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