Patient’s choice showed me the power of ‘little things’
Grant Byrne Third-year nursing student, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh
When a patient declined to eat toast because it was cut the wrong way, it challenged a student to reassess his ideas about nutrition and care
It was my first day on a new placement, and John (not his real name) wouldn’t eat his breakfast.
Nursing Standard. 34, 3, 51-52. doi: 10.7748/ns.34.3.51.s16