Nursing practice draws upon several different ways of knowing

Berragan, Elizabeth ORCID: 0000-0002-3345-6341 (1998) Nursing practice draws upon several different ways of knowing. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 7 (3). pp. 209-217. doi:10.1046/j.1365-2702.1998.00146.x

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This paper explores the proposition that nursing practice draws upon several different ways of knowing. It highlights difficulties often faced by practising nurses in defining what they do and hence what it is that constitutes nursing practice. Following formal definition and analysis of sources of literature regarding nursing knowledge, issues such as the origins of knowledge and the sources of nursing knowledge are addressed. The types of knowledge required to enhance nursing practice are discussed, focusing upon future opportunities and innovations in the generation of knowledge for nursing. Finally, recommendations are made regarding the way forward for nurses endeavouring to communicate the complexities of nursing practice.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Health and Social Care
Research Priority Areas: Health, Life Sciences, Sport and Wellbeing
Depositing User: Liz Berragan
Date Deposited: 03 Mar 2022 13:46
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2022 14:00

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