volume 11, issue 5, P569-572 1986
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.1986.tb01289.x
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J. Snape

Abstract: There are problems recruiting nurses to the geriatric wards in Leicester. Using a Likert attitude scale, attitudes of training and trained nurses to the care of the elderly were assessed. Although the trained staff had a significantly more positive attitude than the nurse learners, the latter felt that the attitudes of the trained staff were poor. Possible explanations for this contraindication are discussed.