Why nurses kill: unthinkable, unacknowledged and unexplained - John Field discusses the murder of patients by nurses

Field, John (2008) Why nurses kill: unthinkable, unacknowledged and unexplained - John Field discusses the murder of patients by nurses. Nursing Standard, 23 (9). pp. 24-25.

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[Extract] Nurses kill patients. Sometimes they kill them out of compassion, as in cases of mercy killings or euthanasia, to end unbearable suffering. Sometimes they kill them accidentally out of sheer exasperation. And sometimes, they intentionally kill patients in premeditated acts of malice.

Item ID: 24970
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
ISSN: 0029-6570
Date Deposited: 13 Feb 2013 06:25
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1199 Other Medical and Health Sciences > 119999 Medical and Health Sciences not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9299 Other Health > 929999 Health not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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