Uncertainty and Social Isolation



  1. What does “good” practice with family look like to you (from Family Nursing as discussed by Doane and Varcoe (2014) in Relational Inquiry, p 285)?
  2. Consider the empirical information given in this case. What other types of knowledge would you need to care for Katsitsanéron and her niece?  How would this inform your nursing practice (p. 285)?
  3. What are the sources of uncertainty in this case?
  4. What is the role of social isolation within the concept of uncertainty?


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