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Oppression in nursing practice

Denise Pasieka Edmonton, Alberta, Canada   Oppression is the dehumanization of another and is often viewed as a negative result of power. It occurs when there are efforts to reduce, confine, and discipline people into subordination.1¬†Oppressive behaviours are noted in nursing practice today but are often not questioned; instead, they are accepted as innate truth […]