Managing Risk in Community Practice - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780702026034

Managing Risk in Community Practice

1st Edition

Nursing, risk and decision making

Author: Andy Alaszewski
Paperback ISBN: 9780702026034
Imprint: Bailièrre Tindall
Published Date: 23rd October 2000
Page Count: 208

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This book provides an accessible account of the key issues involved in risk assessment and management. It focuses on how nurses make decisions about clients and risk, which are essential to quality, safe nursing care.

Table of Contents

  1. Risk in nursing practice: developing and sustaining trust. 2. Risk: empowerment or control? 3. Service users, informal carers and risk. 4. Decision making and risk in individual practice. 5. Risk, decisions and teamwork. Improving the quality of risk management and decision making in practice. 7. Risk, trust and nursing: towards an ethical basis for risk assessment and management in practice. References. Index


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23rd October 2000
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About the Author

Andy Alaszewski

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Health Studies Centre for Health Services Studies University of Kent Canterbury UK