Nurse-Patient Relationships Analytical Essay by Top Papers

This paper looks at nurse patient relationships and at when the nurse becomes the patient.
# 130280 | 3,750 words | 15 sources | APA | 2006 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2006 in Medical and Health (Nursing) , Sociology (General)

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In this article, the writer examines the relationship between the nurse and the patient and looks at the problem that arises when the nurse becomes the patient. The writer first notes the importance of the nurse within the health care system. The writer maintains that from the point of view of the patient the nurse is a vital part of the medical care. The writer then discusses when the nurse becomes the patient.

From the Paper:

"Nurses have the primary responsibility of delivering care within hospitals, physicians offices and throughout health care facilities. The nurse is generally viewed as the central contact between physicians and patients and as the leader of the health care team in determining patient care. Patients, understanding this perspective of nurses, call on these health care professionals for treatment, counseling, guidance, and understanding in relation to medical procedures. For this reason the nurse patient relationship is of utmost importance in the health care setting."

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