Nursing praxis, compassionate caring and interpersonal relations: an observational study.

  title={Nursing praxis, compassionate caring and interpersonal relations: an observational study.},
  author={Margaret Fry and Casimir MacGregor and Kate Ruperto and Kate Jarrett and Janet Wheeler and Jacqueline Fong and Wendy Fetchet},
  journal={Australasian emergency nursing journal : AENJ},
  volume={16 2},
BACKGROUND The Clinical Initiative Nurse (CIN) is a role that requires experienced emergency nurses to assess, initiate diagnostic tests, treat and manage a range of patient conditions. The CIN role is focused on the waiting room and to 'communicate the wait', initiate diagnostics or treatment and follow-up for waiting room patients. We aim to explore what emergency nurses' do in their extended practice role in observable everyday life in the emergency department (ED). The paper argues that… CONTINUE READING
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