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Book review: Person-Centred Practice in Nursing and Health Care: Theory and Practice (Second edition)

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Person-Centred Practice in Nursing and Health Care: Theory and Practice (Second edition)

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This book is a good example of how nursing practice and approaches are transferable to others disciplines within healthcare. In this revision, the subject has been expanded to cover healthcare in a broader sense and in non-hospital settings.

The book is well presented and guides the reader clearly through various areas that might need to be considered when thinking about person-centred practice.

The context of person-centred practice sets the basis for the later sections that explore and develop the notion of ‘person- centredness’.

The way in which different approaches of practice, not only clinical, are used to illustrate a person-centred and how this can be integrated into practice is balanced. The reflection of the concept is even-handed and gives an in depth, practical way of

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