n Southern African Journal of Critical Care - A profile of postgraduate critical care nursing research in South Africa
|Article Title||A profile of postgraduate critical care nursing research in South Africa|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||Southern African Journal of Critical Care|
|Author||Juan Scribante and Sats Bhagwanjee|
|Publication Date||Nov 2006|
|Pages||78 - 84|
|Keyword(s)||Body of specialist knowledge, Nursing departments, Nursing research profile, Postgraduate critical care, South Africa and Universities|
It is an accepted premise today, nationally and internationally, that critical care nurses are accountable for setting standards of quality with regard to critical care nursing, and should contribute to the body of critical care nursing practice by undertaking and implementing research. Critical care nursing research contributes to the advancement of critical care knowledge and promotes better patient care and the adoption of best or better practices, 3 all of which address important challenges currently faced by critical care nursing in South Africa.
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