Finnish nurse instructors' view of the core of nursing.

  • Sirpa Janhonen
  • Published 1993 in International journal of nursing studies


The purpose of this article is to describe how nurse instructors understand nursing and the necessary conditions for high quality nursing care. The approach of the study was inductive and based on phenomenology and a sociological field research method, i.e. grounded theory. It emerged that the core of nursing is a process, termed here caring, with three… (More)


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