Hand injuries in children: a reflective case study
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Hand injuries in children: a reflective case study

Tracy Auburn Senior sister, Emergency care and advanced life support provider course instructor at Walsall Hospitals NHS Trust
Jim Bethel Senior lecturer, Emergency care at the University of Wolverhampton

A reflective analysis of the diagnosis and treatment of a boy presenting with a hand injury has enabled TRACY AUBURN and JIM BETHEL to extend their knowledge and improve their practice

Reflection helps nurses to evaluate themselves in order to identify their training needs, build their self confidence and improve their motivation (Brown 1995). It also allows nurses to analyse, discuss and improve their Clinical practice (Burrows 1995).

Emergency Nurse. 14, 9, 30-35. doi: 10.7748/en2007.

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