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Exploring ethical dilemmas in perioperative nursing practice through critcal incidents
1996 (English)Other (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
Abstract [en]

This article describes the nature of ethical dilemmas in perioperative nursing practice. Using the critical incident technique, common ethical dilemmas experienced by perioperative nurses are explored.The aim of the study was to elicit dilemmas that arise in perioperative nursesÕ practice. The study has a descriptive design and the data are critical incidents described by 48 nurse anaesthetists and 76 operating room nurses. An analyses of the critical incidents gave four domains of ethical dilemmas: those arising as value conflicts in the intraoperative phase of surgery; those emanating from the patientÕs right of self-determination; those arising in caring for patients; and those resulting from the allocation of scarce resources and the demands of increased effectiveness

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1996.
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Nursing Ethics 3, 236 – 249
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-19154OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kau-19154DiVA: diva2:592797
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