- The purpose and function of humour in health, health care and nursing: a narrative reviewMay McCreaddie
University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
J Adv Nurs 61:584-95. 2008..This paper is a report of a review conducted to identify, critically analyse and synthesize the humour literature across a number of fields related to health, health care and nursing...
- Reconciling the good patient persona with problematic and non-problematic humour: a grounded theoryMay McCreaddie
Nursing Studies, Health in Social Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Teviot Row, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, United Kingdom
Int J Nurs Stud 46:1079-91. 2009..Nurses are key participants in modern healthcare interactions however, little is known about their (spontaneous) humour use...
- Involving patients in teaching about blood-borne virusesMay McCreaddie
Brownlee Centre, Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow
Nurs Stand 16:33-6. 2002..The author concludes that there are advantages and disadvantages to be considered before embarking on such a programme...
- You must be jokingMay McCreaddie
School of Health in Social Science, University of Edinburgh
Nurs Stand 22:22-3. 2008..Everyone likes a good laugh but is it appropriate to use humour with patients? The topic will be a matter for discussion at next week's RCN congress...