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Medsurg Nurs. 2005 Oct;14(5):282-9; quiz 290.

Barriers to addressing patient sexuality in nursing practice.

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School of Nursing, Oakland University, Rochester, MI, USA.

Abstract

Sexuality assessment and counseling are part of the nurse's professional role, but few nurses integrate this awareness into practice. Findings of this study suggest that educational programs are needed to help nurses develop confidence and comfort in dealing with patient sexuality.

PMID:
16318107
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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