publication . Article . Other literature type . 2019

Nursing care and outcome in surgical patients – why do we have to care?

Nestler, Nadja;
Open Access English
  • Published: 18 Dec 2019 Journal: Innovative Surgical Science (issn: 2364-7485, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: De Gruyter
<jats:title>Abstract</jats:title><jats:p>Nurses have an important role in patient care. They continuously work in very close contact with patients and foster the realization of activities of daily living as well as ensure quality medical treatment. For both, a high educational level is needed. A large proportion of patients with complex health situations involving chronic illnesses and multimorbidities are treated in hospitals with shortened hospital lengths of stay, changing the caring needs and the demands on nursing. Nurses must handle complex nursing tasks for which a higher educational level is indispensable, including the ability to implement evidence-base...
free text keywords: nursing competencies, nursing skill-mix, patient outcome, surgical patients, Surgery, RD1-811, Nursing, Medicine, business.industry, business, Nursing care
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