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This publication will provide examples to nursing scholars to permit an artistic and cutting edge figuring out of ways the knowledge can be tested within the many contexts the place perform happens with contributors, teams or probably communities.

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Commitment. To act in a way that ensures excellent care and being passionate about this. Absence of value-based care The importance of holding appropriate professional values becomes clear when we examine what happens when this is not the case. Although The NHS Constitution (DH 2009) expresses an ideal of delivering care with care and compassion, reports such as those by the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (2009, 2011), and the King’s Fund (2009) make clear that these ideals are not always realized.

One example taken from the fact sheet is: There are currently 750,000 people in the UK with dementia, which is expected to grow to over one million by 2021. The cost to the UK economy currently stands at £20 billion per annum and is projected to rise to £27 billion per annum by 2018. It is essential to first understand how this information was generated and critically analyse what the figures actually mean. For example, prevalence figures such as this vary as they do not always measure the same thing.

Sam goes online to look at the website and is particularly struck by the following statements: Anorexia is a lifestyle not a disease. Giving in to food shows weakness. Being thin is more important than being healthy. Sam also notes that the site recommends that girls who are ‘pro ed’ (eating disorder) may recognize each other by wearing a red beaded bracelet around their left wrist, and recalls that Chloe is wearing such a bracelet. 4 Consider what you now know about Chloe and take some time to answer the following questions.

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