Ethical elements in priority setting in nursing care: A scoping review


Suhonen R., Stolt M., Habermann M., Hjaltadottir I., Vryonides S., Tonnessen S., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF NURSING STUDIES, vol.88, pp.25-42, 2018 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 88
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2018.08.006
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF NURSING STUDIES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.25-42

Abstract

Background: Nurses are often responsible for the care of many patients at the same time and have to prioritise their daily nursing care activities. Prioritising the different assessed care needs and managing consequential conflicting expectations, challenges nurses' professional and moral values.