Observing washing and dressing of stroke patients: nursing intervention compared with occupational therapists. What is the difference?

@article{Booth2001ObservingWA,
  title={Observing washing and dressing of stroke patients: nursing intervention compared with occupational therapists. What is the difference?},
  author={Joanne Booth and Ian E. Davidson and Julie B Winstanley and Karen Waters},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2001},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={98-105}
}
This study sought to compare the interventions of qualified nurses with those of occupational therapists during morning care with the same population of stroke patients. Nonparticipant structured observation was used to identify the activities and interventions carried out by each of the two groups in a naturalistic care setting. Approval for the study was granted by the local ethics committee. In order to allow comparison between pairs, staff-patient interactions during morning care (n=10… CONTINUE READING