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Ontological insecurity of inattentiveness: Conceptualizing how risk management practices impact on patient recovery when admitted to an acute psychiatric hospital (2023)
Journal Article
Deering, K., Wagstaff, C., Williams, J., Bermingham, I., & Pawson, C. (2024). Ontological insecurity of inattentiveness: Conceptualizing how risk management practices impact on patient recovery when admitted to an acute psychiatric hospital. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 33(2), 420-430. https://doi.org/10.1111/inm.13245

Risk management which assesses and mitigates risks such as suicide and violence is under scrutiny, particularly within psychiatric inpatient settings. Restrictive practices, which result from risk assessment, such as observations, physical restraint... Read More about Ontological insecurity of inattentiveness: Conceptualizing how risk management practices impact on patient recovery when admitted to an acute psychiatric hospital.

Giving a voice to patient experiences through the insights of pragmatism (2020)
Journal Article
Deering, K., Williams, J., Stayner, K., & Pawson, C. (2021). Giving a voice to patient experiences through the insights of pragmatism. Nursing Philosophy, 22(1), Article e12329. https://doi.org/10.1111/nup.12329

As a philosophical position, pragmatism can be critiqued to distinguish truth only with methods that bring about desired results, predominantly with scientific enquiry. The article hopes to dismiss this oversimplification and propose that within ment... Read More about Giving a voice to patient experiences through the insights of pragmatism.