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Is non-judgemental care possible in the context of nurses' attitudes to patients' sexuality?

Hayter, Mark

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Abstract

Developments in nursing practice in the United Kingdom are increasingly focusing on holistic models and approaches to care The recognition of the importance of sexuality and sexual orientation of patients is a significant aspect of holistic care This paper explores and discusses the literature in the arena of nurses' attitudes to patients' sexuality From this discussion the concept emerges that nursing needs to recognize the effect that attitudes towards patients' sexuality has on nursing care, and develop strategies that allow this to be reflected on The use of reflection facilitated by clinical supervision will be presented as a potential way forward.

Citation

Hayter, M. (1996). Is non-judgemental care possible in the context of nurses' attitudes to patients' sexuality?. Journal of advanced nursing, 24(4), 662-666. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2648.1996.02402.x

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Oct 12, 1995
Online Publication Date Jun 28, 2008
Publication Date 1996-10
Journal Journal of Advanced Nursing
Print ISSN 0309-2402
Electronic ISSN 1365-2648
Publisher Wiley
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 24
Issue 4
Pages 662-666
DOI https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2648.1996.02402.x
Keywords General Nursing
Public URL https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/423607
Publisher URL https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1046/j.1365-2648.1996.02402.x