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Assessment of the Acutely Ill Patients in the Criminal Justice System

Bennett, Clare and Perry, Jane and Lapworth, Tracy (2009) Assessment of the Acutely Ill Patients in the Criminal Justice System. Nursing Standard, 24 (41). pp. 35-41.

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Abstract

This article, the third in a five-part series, explores the difficulties that nurses experience when dealing with an offender who becomes acutely ill within the prison setting. The authors compare and apply the recommendations from the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, the National Patient Safety Agency and the Department of Health to offender health care. The article also explores how educationand simulation can be used to equip nurses to deal with any difficulties they experience.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: acute illness, patient assessment, prison nursing
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: Academic Departments > Institute of Health and Society
Depositing User: Leonie Shuck
Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2011 11:00
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2011 11:00
URI: https://eprints.worc.ac.uk/id/eprint/1217

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