The Collaborative Partnership Approach to Care - A Delicate Balance

1st Edition

Revised Reprint


  • Print ISBN 9780779699827

Key Features

  • Uses a variety of formats to present ideas about collaboration.

  • Describes ideas about collaboration from the perspective of expert clinicians who have been using collaboration as their approach to nursing care.

  • Integrates quotes from interviews with expert clinicians to illustrate ideas about collaboration.

  • Uses examples from clinical practice to help the reader understand how these theoretical ideas are translated into practice.

  • Describes ideas used in teaching students about collaboration.

  • Raises questions that can guide further research in this area.

Table of Contents

  1. Foundations of Collaborative Partnership

  2. The Essential Ingredients of a Collaborative Partnership

  3. The Spiraling Model of Collaborative Partnership

  4. Factors that Shape the Collaborative Partnership

  5. Nursing Strategies for a Collaborative Partnership

  6. Indicators of Collaborative Partnership

  7. Ask The Experts I: Questions About Collaboration With Different Groups, in Different Settings and Within Different Time Frames (H1)

  8. Ask The Experts II: Questions About Collaboration And The Nurse-Person Relationship


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About the authors

Laurie Gottlieb

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, School of Nursing, McGill University

Nancy Feeley

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, McGill University and senior researcher and Sir Mortimer B. Davis Jewish General Hospital

Cindy Dalton

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Canada