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Author: Lucy Ward
Date: October 2012
Journal: Nursing Standard
Issue: Volume 27, Number 8
Keywords: Patient history taking
A learning zone article helped Lucy Ward to appreciate and improve a key nursing skill in person-centred care. Reading the learning zone article on taking a patient history encouraged me to reflect on this core clinical skill. I have worked in a variety of different areas of nursing since I qualified as a nurse more than ten years ago, and taking a patient history is a skill that is applicable to all areas of nursing.
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