Care study: a patient undergoing major bowel surgery

  • Charleen Newton
Part of the Nursing Models in Action Series book series (NMAS)


This care study describes the nursing care given to a middle-aged lady on a surgical ward from the time of admission to the ward until her discharge fifteen days later. Events leading up to her admission are described briefly to provide a background to the study.


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© Charleen Newton 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Charleen Newton
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  1. 1.Research & Development DepartmentRoyal Hampshire County HospitalWinchesterUK

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