SOCIAL Approach - Hofling & OBEDIENCE

Hofling
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  • Created by: sshahedab
  • Created on: 26-04-14 12:34
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  • HOFLING
    • Aim: to investigate what happens when doctor tells to do something against professional standards
    • Procedure: Astroten. Max daily 10 mg. Script for phone call, tone courteous but self-confident, 7pm - 9pm, Dr not usually around
    • Conclusion: obedience showed strength of Dr-nurse relationship, nurses proud to think they would defend their patients but reality different.
    • Results: 21/22 would have given, no resistance to order, 11/22 nurses saw dosage discrepancy, 18/22 didn't know phone call orders weren't allowed, 21/22 no hostility, 1/22 hostility
    • ecological validity - hospital
    • upset they didn't know they were being observed
  • Aim: to investigate what happens when doctor tells to do something against professional standards
  • Procedure: Astroten. Max daily 10 mg. Script for phone call, tone courteous but self-confident, 7pm - 9pm, Dr not usually around
  • Results: 21/22 would have given, no resistance to order, 11/22 nurses saw dosage discrepancy, 18/22 didn't know phone call orders weren't allowed, 21/22 no hostility, 1/22 hostility
  • Conclusion: obedience showed strength of Dr-nurse relationship, nurses proud to think they would defend their patients but reality different.
  • ecological validity - hospital
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    • HOFLING
      • upset they didn't know they were being observed
  • most Dr were male, female nurses- female obeying men rather than nurse Dr

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