Christine Ceci

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In 2008, the Minister of Health for Iceland issued a new regulation intended to govern assessment practices related to placement in nursing homes. One of the aims of the regulation was to ensure that those with the most severe need would have priority. This would be achieved, in part, by requiring older people to exhaust all available community-based(More)
This paper is concerned with events that were the subject of an inquest (The report of the Manitoba pediatric cardiac surgery inquest: an inquiry into twelve deaths at the Winnipeg Health Sciences Centre in 1994, Provincial Court of Manitoba, Winnipeg) into the deaths of 12 children who died while undergoing or shortly after having undergone cardiac surgery(More)
This paper is concerned with events that were the subject of an inquest into the deaths of 12 children who died while undergoing or shortly after having undergone cardiac surgery at the Winnipeg Health Sciences Centre, Manitoba, Canada, during 1994. A notable finding of the Sinclair Inquest was that nurses involved with the pediatric cardiac surgery program(More)
  • Christine Ceci
  • Nursing philosophy : an international journal for…
  • 2006
Foucault's preoccupation with the visual, specifically his positing of a sort of 'positive unconscious of vision', offers an entry point for examining data generated through a field study of home-care case management practice. In Foucault's work, our attention is directed not so much to what is seen but to what can be seen and to the effects of practices of(More)
This paper examines, and problematises, a well-entrenched conceptualization of how home care case management practice works - that is, that case managers offer alternatives, and clients make choices. This understanding of practice is reinforced by organisational policy that states that clients have the right to live at risk if that is their choice. Analysis(More)
INTRODUCTION Following hip fracture surgery, patients often experience multiple transitions through different care settings, with resultant challenges to the quality and continuity of patient care. Family caregivers can play a key role in these transitions, but are often poorly engaged in the process. We aimed to: (1) examine the characteristics of the(More)
More than merely describing what constitutes a good or truthful interpretation, all judgments about the legitimacy of knowledge claims can be understood as enacting relations of power. That is, our understanding of what it means to make a reasonable claim to knowledge is already caught up in relations of power that privilege some perspectives and(More)
  • Christine Ceci
  • Nursing philosophy : an international journal for…
  • 2003
The paper contrasts understandings of knowledge grounded in Enlightenment norms with the departures from those norms taken by some strands of feminism and hermeneutics, as well as the contributions made by the writing of Michel Foucault. A reading of Foucault's writings on knowledge, power and the discursive constitution of self and world is offered as a(More)
The challenges associated with ageing populations are very much on the policy and research agenda of many nations, with significant discussions focused on establishing appropriate, acceptable parameters of home care for those who are older and frail. This paper develops an analysis of changing justifications of home care in Canada (1990-2010) through(More)