Errors in health care are receiving much attention today, although committing such errors is not a new phenomenon. Othopesdic Nursing: 2001. Vol.20, Issue 4.
Whether lawyers and the law are the mortal enemy of labor and delivery nurses, there is an obvious problem: huge verdicts in obstetric and medical negligence cases. Nursing for women's health: 1997. Vol.1, Issue 5.
As registered nurses, we are aware that we must behave in a 'professional' way. We know that we must achieve certain standards of behaviour and that our conduct as registered nurses is constrained by regulation. BJN: 2007. Vol.16, Issue 3.