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

Managing Risk in Community Practice

1st Edition

Nursing, risk and decision making

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

Description

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

Details

No. of pages:
208
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Bailièrre Tindall 2000
Published:
Imprint:
Bailièrre Tindall
Paperback ISBN:
9780702026034

About the Author

Andy Alaszewski

Affiliations and Expertise

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