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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