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Rewarding care : a theory of nurses' care provision

Eggert, Gunhild Marlene

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Australian nurses' job satisfaction has been investigated at intervals since the 1970s. From the year 2000 studies showed for the first time that nurses were dissatisfied with the quality of their care. In the preceding decade Australian State governments undertook reforms to significantly increase public hospitals' productivity. This thesis proposes that the definition of hospitals' product as 'discharged patients' contributed to changing hospitals' operations in such a way that nurses missed...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/150036
DOI: 10.25911/5d61204c53797
Access Rights: Open Access

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