Accountability: a fundamental component of nursing practice.

  title={Accountability: a fundamental component of nursing practice.},
  author={Jeremy G. Rowe},
  journal={British journal of nursing},
  volume={9 9},
The nursing care of the patient makes great demands on nurses' knowledge and skills; the care given must be competent, efficient and effective. In order to achieve this, nurses must have the necessary authority to manage and control their practice. This article seeks to examine the concept of accountability and relates its relevance to everyday nursing… CONTINUE READING