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Risk and Nursing Practice

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 240
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Sociology and Nursing Practice

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29 June 2006

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Risk and Nursing Practice introduces the reader to a range of sociological theory that has arisen about the 'risk society'. Theories about risk and society are specifically related to aspects of health care and nursing...

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Risk and Nursing Practice introduces the reader to a range of sociological theory that has arisen about the 'risk society'. Theories about risk and society are specifically related to aspects of health care and nursing practice that have become highly thematic, such as violence against nurses, techniques of risk assessment and risk management.

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Relates the subject of risk specifically to health and illness
Part of the well-established and popular Sociology in Nursing Practice series
Features contributions from key academics in the field

Introduction; P.Godin
Managing Risk in Community Practice: Nursing Risk and Decision Making; A.Alaszewski
A 'Risk of the Job'? Violence Against Nurses from Patients and the Public As An Emerging Policy Issue; M.A.Elston, J.Gabe & M.O'Beirne
The Rise of Risk Thinking in Mental Health Nursing; P.Godin
Different Understandings of Risk Within a Forensic Mental Health Care Unit: A Cultural Approach; P.Godin, J.Davies, B.Heyman & M.Shaw
The Very LOUD Discourses of Risk in Pregnancy; K.MacKinnon & L. McCoy
Exploring the Issues of Risk and Freedom for Parents of Children with Life Limiting, Life Threatening and Chronic Health Problems; D.Pontin
The Tension Between Autonomy and Safety in Nursing Adults with Learning Disabilities; B.Heyman & J.Davies
Balancing Risk and Independence in Nursing Older Adults; K.Horton
Managing Risk The Case of Sexualities and Sexual Health; A.Pryce
Final Thoughts; P.Godin.

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PAUL GODIN is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the St. Bartholomew School of Nursing and Midwifery at City University, UK. He teaches Sociology, Health and Social Policy to a range of pre-registration, post-registration, diploma, degree and post-graduate students. He has over ten years of experience in teaching Sociology to pre and post-registration nursing students and other health care professionals at diploma, degree and masters level. He currently runs MSc modules on the History of Mental Health Care and Community Care. He also teaches Risk Theory to students of a MSc module on the Sociology of Public Health.

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PAUL GODIN is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the St. Bartholomew School of Nursing and Midwifery at City University, UK. He teaches Sociology, Health and Social Policy to a range of pre-registration, post-registration, diploma, degree and post-graduate students. He has over ten years of experience in teaching Sociology to pre and post-registration nursing students and other health care professionals at diploma, degree and masters level. He currently runs MSc modules on the History of Mental Health Care and Community Care. He also teaches Risk Theory to students of a MSc module on the Sociology of Public Health.

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