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Nursing Research and Practice
Volume 2012, Article ID 690348, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/690348
Research Article

Entry into Nursing: An Ethnographic Study of Newly Qualified Nurses Taking on the Nursing Role in a Hospital Setting

1Faculty of Nursing, Oslo and Akershus University College, Pilestredet 52, N-0167 Oslo, Norway
2Department of Nursing Science, University of Oslo, Postboks 1153, Blindern, 0318 Oslo, Norway

Received 3 July 2012; Accepted 30 August 2012

Academic Editor: Maria Helena Palucci Marziale

Copyright © 2012 Mari Skancke Bjerknes and Ida Torunn Bjørk. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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