This article presents a critical review of the concept of patient participation.
The concept of patient participation has become widely accepted in contemporary nursing practice.
It is now part of the vocabulary of professional nurses and has been heralded as a means of enhancing decision making and human dignity and enriching quality of life.
Patient participation in care is emerging as a growing movement wherein patients are assuming more responsibility for the prevention, detection and treatment of health problems in a manner that supplements or substitutes for professional services.
The review concludes with some recommendations for nursing practice, education and research.
Mots-clés Pascal : Participation, Malade, Concept, Historique, Relation soignant soigné, Personnel sanitaire, Infirmier, Synthèse bibliographique, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Participation, Patient, Concept, Case history, Health staff patient relation, Health staff, Nurse, Bibliographic survey, Human
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Code Inist : 002B30A05. Création : 11/09/1998.