Self-neglect in older people has an established medical literature but receives surprisingly little attention in the nursing literature.
Hospital and community nurses were interviewed using a semistructured questionnaire.
All the nurses were able to identify patients who had shown features of'gross self-neglect'Poor nutrition was a prominent feature : links with the literature are explored.
Mots-clés Pascal : Infirmier, Perception sociale, Pratique professionnelle, Diagnostic, Personne âgée, Homme, Royaume Uni, Europe, Personnel sanitaire, Négligence
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Nurse, Social perception, Professional practice, Diagnosis, Elderly, Human, United Kingdom, Europe, Health staff
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 99-0048613
Code Inist : 002B30A05. Création : 31/05/1999.