Specialist drug misuse nurse's motivation, clinical decision-making and professional communication: an exploratory study.

@article{Grafham2004SpecialistDM,
  title={Specialist drug misuse nurse's motivation, clinical decision-making and professional communication: an exploratory study.},
  author={E Grafham and Catriona Matheson and Christine M. Bond},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing},
  year={2004},
  volume={11 6},
  pages={690-7}
}
UK guidelines advocate a multidisciplinary shared care approach to manage drug-related problems. While general practitioners (GPs), consultants and pharmacists have been researched, there has been little research into the role of nurses in this field. This study examined nurses specialized in the field of substance misuse. It specifically explored their motivation for entering this area, interaction with other health professionals and their role in clinical decision-making. Seventeen face-to… CONTINUE READING

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