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Power and Nursing Practice By Margaret Miers

Power and Nursing Practice
by Margaret Miers

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To empower either themselves or their clients, nurses must be able to understand the dynamics and nature of power relationships within society.

Taking a sociological perspective, this book introduces readers to methods of analysing power and power relationships while clearly demonstrating the relevance to nursing practice.
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Power and Nursing Practice by Margaret Miers

Nursing is not a powerful profession yet nurses can have considerable power over those they care for. In a changing health service, power relationships between different professionals and clients may undergo significant changes. To empower either themselves or their clients, nurses must be able to understand the dynamics and nature of power relationships within society.

Taking a sociological perspective, this book introduces readers to methods of analysing power and power relationships while clearly demonstrating the relevance to nursing practice.

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About Margaret Miers


GEOFF WILKINSON is Lecturer in the Faculty of Health and Social Care at the University of West of England

MARGARET MIERS is Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Health and Social Care at the University of West of England

Table of Contents


Introduction.- PART 1: UNDERSTANDING POWER.- Theories of Power; G. Wilkinson.- Power and Profesions; G. Wilkinson and M. Miers.- PART 2: NURSES RELATIONSHIPS WITH NURSES.- Power, Gender and Nursing Work; G. Mowforth.- Elitism in Nursing; G. Mowforth.- Nursing Teams and Hierarchies; M. Miers.- PART 3: NURSES IN THE HEALTH CARE TEAM.- Nurses in the Labour Market; M. Miers.- Working with Doctors; S. Porter.- Health Care Teams in the Community; M. Miers.- PART 4: RELATIONSHIPS WITH CLIENTS.- Disempowerment, Empowerment and Older People; D. Thomas.- User Empowerment and Mental Health Nursing; A. Fraher and M. Limpinnian.- Power, Knowledge and Skills in Child Centred Care; M. Miers.- Empowerment and Sexuality; J. Godfrey.- Involving Clients in Decision Making: Breast Care Nursing; M. Miers
Caring for People with Learning Disabilities; M. Godsell.

Additional information

GOR001968501
Power and Nursing Practice by Margaret Miers
Margaret Miers
Sociology and Nursing Practice
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Palgrave Macmillan
1998-12-02
256
0333691962
9780333691960
N/A
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