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Using research to improve ophthalmic nursing care

McLaughlan, R., Harker, R., MacDonald, H., Waterman, C. and Waterman, Heather 2002. Using research to improve ophthalmic nursing care. Nursing Times 98 (27) , pp. 39-40.

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Abstract

This article focuses on the way in which the nursing care of patients undergoing vitreoretinal surgery was developed as a result of an action research project. The research project is described and the following practice developments are discussed: the preoperative preparation of patients; the physiological effects of posturing; communication between patients, staff and the multidisciplinary team; and the knowledge base and clinical skills of nurses. These developments are evaluated and suggestions for future practice are made.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Healthcare Sciences
Publisher: Nursing Times
ISSN: 0954-7762
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Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 08:20
URI: http://orca-mwe.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/76074

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