Kathleen Blanchfield

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Telephone nursing practice is becoming a major nursing activity in ambulatory care settings, yet little is known about the type and extent of nursing interventions that occur during telephone interactions. A pilot study was conducted in two sites to see whether nursing diagnoses and interventions could be captured and related to nursing care during(More)
Power and politics need to be translated into practice through development of authority and autonomy within the staff nurse role. The purpose of the research described was to identify and compare aspects of agreement or disagreement between nurse leaders and staff about staff nurses' authority and autonomy to deliver patient care. Findings indicated that(More)
In 1985, the Bishops' Committee on Priestly Life and Ministry recommended bishops form holistic health boards for their priests based on the results of a 1982 U.S. survey of Catholic priests. In 1995, a holistic health committee was formed under the office of the vicar for priests for the archdiocese of Chicago. One of the committee's first actions was to(More)
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