Primary vs. Team Nursing Care Research Proposal by The Research Group

Primary vs. Team Nursing Care
Research proposal to compare effectiveness & appropriateness of types of care, advantages & disadvantages.
# 17927 | 1,350 words | 7 sources | 1989 | US
Published on Mar 10, 2003 in Medical and Health (Nursing) , Research Designs (General)

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"The history of nursing in the United States and around the world has been a search for professionalism. The search has grown out of the need to provide quality health care to patients, that is, provide them with care which meets their physical, behavioral, as well as mental needs. The nurse, therefore, functions as an instrument; how to best perform this duty is
the subject of debate. The debate is based on assumptions about human motivation and learning. The purpose of this study is to compare the relative effectiveness of primary nursing care versus team nursing care on surgical patients.

Team nursing was first introduced after WWII to accommodate the increasing demand for health care supplied by an increase in auxiliary nursing staff and a scarcity of registered nurses. Team nursing is defined as a group of auxiliary nursing staff, (...)"

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