The Changing Shape of Nursing Practice Davina Allen Routledge £15.99 0415 21649 4 0415216494.

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  title={The Changing Shape of Nursing Practice Davina Allen Routledge £15.99 0415 21649 4 0415216494.},
  author={},
  journal={Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)},
  year={2001},
  volume={15 32},
  pages={27}
}
  • Published 2001 in
    Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…
The title of this slim book gives rise to an expectation that this is an account of how practice is actually changing in hospital settings. However, the actual content, which is essentially the author's doctoral thesis in a condensed, more accessible form, tells a different story. This is an examination from a sociological perspective of the nurse's work and the struggle between the attempted professionalisation of nursing and the realities of occupational work. The rather depressing conclusion… CONTINUE READING