Admitting hospital patients: a qualitative study of an everyday nursing task.

@article{Jones2007AdmittingHP,
  title={Admitting hospital patients: a qualitative study of an everyday nursing task.},
  author={Aled Jones},
  journal={Nursing inquiry},
  year={2007},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={212-23}
}
In recent years new modes of nursing work have been introduced globally in response to radical changes in healthcare policies, technology and new ideologies of citizenship. These transformations have redefined orthodox nurse-patient relationships and further complicated the division of labour within health-care. One distinctive feature of the work of registered nurses has been their initial assessment of patients being admitted to hospital, and it is of interest that this area of nursing… CONTINUE READING