Joan Deegan

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Objective The purpose of this paper is to highlight some observations of clinical decision making processes made by culturally and linguistically diverse nurses (CALD), in relation to elderly patients in particular. It will explore some of the potentially serious professional and legal implications for nurses when there is an over reliance on experiential(More)
  • J Deegan
  • Environmental science & technology
  • 1987
In the first part of this series (ES&T April 1987, pp. 328-31), it was pointed out that the methods and conclusions of EPA's Love Canal Study were the subject of some controversy in the environmental community (I, 2). Others defended the agency's approaches and methods (3). wrt 2 makes no attempt to resolve the controversy; its purpose is to present the(More)
  • J Deegan
  • Environmental science & technology
  • 1987
Since August 1978, when New York State health authorities and President' J i y Carter declared that a major chemical emergency existed at Love Canal (Niagara Falls, N.Y.), there have been numerous commentaries, conferences, documents, recriminations, and lawsuits. One of the principal documents is a three-volume report issued in 1982, which describes the(More)
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