Nurses' perceptions of good nursing care.

  title={Nurses' perceptions of good nursing care.},
  author={A Cody and Anne Squire},
  journal={Professional nurse},
  volume={13 9},
Nursing has been described as 'caring for patients'. By telling stories about their experiences nurses may define what they understand to be good nursing care. Nurses' narratives emphasised the importance of building up a rapport with a patient to overcome fears, provide assistance and diffuse difficult situations.