Skip navigation
Skip navigation

The determinants of nurses' therapeutic attitude to patients who use illicit drugs and implications for workforce development

Ford, Rosemary; Becker, Niels; Bammer, Gabriele

Description

Aim. To examine the determinants of generalist nurses' therapeutic attitude to patients who use illicit drugs, and to model workforce development initiatives. Background. Individuals who use illicit drugs rely heavily on healthcare in emergency departments and inpatient hospital wards. Little is known about the determinants of generalist nurses' therapeutic attitude to provide care, therefore limiting our understanding of the important issues for workforce development. Design. The study was a...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/21294
Source: Journal of Clinical Nursing
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2007.02266.x

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Ford_The_determinants_of_nurses'_2008.pdf166.55 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  20 July 2017/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator