Corpus ID: 26543044

Nurses and matters of substance.

  title={Nurses and matters of substance.},
  author={Madeline A Naegle},
  volume={53 5},
          58-61, 63
  • M. Naegle
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Imprint
Nursing is a profession in which practitioners encounter people at junctures in their lives when they are most resilient and often at their most vulnerable moments. Like the patients they serve, nurses are constantly facing personal challenges that can test their coping resources. The use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs is commonplace in most cultures and is common among health professionals. For the most part, however, nurses’ knowledge of the professional and personal implications of… Expand
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