Labouring to nurse: the work of rural nurses who provide maternity care.

@article{Mackinnon2008LabouringTN,
  title={Labouring to nurse: the work of rural nurses who provide maternity care.},
  author={Karen Mackinnon},
  journal={Rural and remote health},
  year={2008},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={1047}
}
INTRODUCTION This research takes up the standpoint of nurses who provide maternity care to women and families in six different communities of one geographically isolated area of British Columbia, Canada. This first report (phase one of the study) focuses on describing the complexities of rural nursing work and identifies some possibilities for change that would better support nurses in their work. METHODS This study was guided by institutional ethnography and included both observations of… CONTINUE READING