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|Title:||Through the fog : nursing care of patients who are confused while in ICU / Jane Stein-Parbury.|
|School/Discipline:||Dept. of Clinical Nursing|
|Abstract:||An investigation, using ethnographic methods, of how nurses care for patients who are confused while they are being treated in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Concludes that whilst cultural practices in ICU subvert understanding of the patient perspective, ICU nurses are able to maintain their nursing therapy position.|
|Dissertation Note:||Thesis (Ph.D.) -- University of Adelaide, Dept. of Clinical Nursing, 1999|
|Description:||Bibliography: leaves 206-223.|
x, 223 leaves : ill. ; 30 cm.
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