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Positive skills, positive strategies : solution-focused nursing

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posted on 06.12.2017, 00:00 by Margaret Mcallister
This chapter outlines a practical philosophy for being strategic, forward-looking, and positivewith clients. Called solution-focused nursing (SFN), it is derived from critical social theoryand positive psychology ideas. The chapter begins with a client's experience of emergencyhealth care. The narrative is analyzed and key lessons are drawn from it, before moving on tointroduce a philosophical framework for nursing that helps clinicians be solution focused andstrategic, rather than reactive and overwhelmed.

History

Parent Title

Caring for the Vulnerable: Perspectives in Nursing Theory Practice and Research.

Start Page

153

End Page

167

Number of Pages

15

ISBN-13

9781449635923

Publisher

Jones & Bartlett Learning

Place of Publication

Burlington, MA

Open Access

No

Era Eligible

No

Edition

3rd ed.

Number of Chapters

42

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