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Assessment of selected quality fields of nursing care in neurosurgical wards

Authors Vieira R, Teixeira M, Paiva W

Received 4 December 2014

Accepted for publication 5 December 2014

Published 5 February 2015 Volume 2015:9 Pages 245—247


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Editor who approved publication: Dr Johnny Chen

Rita Cassia Vieira,1 Manoel Jacobsen Teixeira,2 Wellingson Silva Paiva2

1School of Nursing, 2Division of Neurological Surgery, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil

We read with great interest the recent study by Ślusarz et al1 published in the Patient Preference and Adherence journal. The nurse has a key role in caring for the human being in a comprehensive and holistic manner, providing a systematic assistance in promotion, prevention, protection, and rehabilitation of patients.2 Patient satisfaction about the care provided by the nursing staff is an important aspect to evaluate the quality of care and contributes in the improvement of treatment processes.3,4 In the study by Ślusarz et al1 the importance of evaluation of nursing care and its influence on the quality of care were emphasized.

View original paper by Ślusarz and colleagues.

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