Critical care nurses as dual agents: enhancing inter-professional collaboration or hindering patient advocacy?


The role of nurses in advocating for patients and their relatives is well documented (Jamerson et al., 1996; Tammelleo, 2002; Bundgaard et al., 2011) and entrenched in their code of professional conduct by nursing regulatory bodies in several countries (e.g. Council for Nurses and Midwives, 1997). This responsibility is even more pronounced in the critical… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/nicc.12131