Clinical skills for nurses in medical assessment units.

  title={Clinical skills for nurses in medical assessment units.},
  author={Lisa Carroll},
  journal={Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)},
  volume={18 42},
  • Lisa Carroll
  • Published 2004 in
    Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…
AIM To identify the skills possessed by nurses working in medical assessment units (MAUs) and those that are needed to enable them to undertake a detailed, holistic assessment of the patient. METHOD A qualitative study was undertaken using mixed methods to obtain data. A postal survey using Delphi methodology was sent to a group of advanced nurse practitioners educated at master's degree level. Four focus groups were conducted with 38 qualified nurses working in a MAU. FINDINGS The first… CONTINUE READING

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