The following was excerpted by Dr. Floyd from a presentation made by Dr. Kent at the 1983 MNA convention. The program theme of that convention, "Setting the Scene for Nursing," focused on optimizing the environments in which nursing is practiced. Re-exposure to Dr. Kent's ideas seems timely.
Kent, E. L., & Floyd, J. A. (1985). Environments for enhancing nursing research. Michigan Nurse, 58(4): 2-3.