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Paranoid investments in nursing: a schizoanalysis of the evidence-based discourse

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There are those who would argue that, recently, the profession of nursing has made a radical shift, while others believe that a schism has been created among both scholars and clinicians as a result of the emerging dominance of the evidence-based nursing movement. This paper offers a philosophical critique of this movement using Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari’s concept of schizoanalysis. As a conclusion, the authors posit that nursing professionals maintain a stance of academic freedom of thought and scientific integrity through the acceptance of multiplicity, diversity, and polyvocality, and by challenging with politically charged concepts the totalizing perspectives that often spread through the profession/discipline of nursing.
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Keywords: critical philosophy; discourse; nursing; power; resistance; schizoanalysis

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: Associate Professor, Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 2: CIHR Doctoral Award, University of Ottawa, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Nursing, Ottawa, and

Publication date: 2007-04-01

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