Chapter 4. Practising Without Certainty: Providing Health Care in an Uncertain World

  1. Joy Higgs and
  2. Angie Titchen
  1. Colleen Mullavey-O'Byrne and
  2. Sandra West

Published Online: 10 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470690659.ch4

Professional Practice in Health, Education and the Creative Arts

Professional Practice in Health, Education and the Creative Arts

How to Cite

Higgs, J. and Titchen, A. (2001) Practising Without Certainty: Providing Health Care in an Uncertain World, in Professional Practice in Health, Education and the Creative Arts, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470690659.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 17 JUL 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632059331

Online ISBN: 9780470690659

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Keywords:

  • health care;
  • information technology;
  • health professionals;
  • Western countries;
  • Australians

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • An uncertain world

  • Certainty-uncertainty in health care

  • The quest for certainty in health care in an uncertain world

  • Conclusion and a possible way forward