Nurse Moral Distress: A Proposed Theory and Research Agenda
Corley, Mary C.
Nursing Ethics 2002 November; 9(6): 636-650
As professionals, nurses are engaged in a moral endeavour, and thus confront many challenges in making the right decision and taking the right action. When nurses cannot do what they think is right, they experience moral distress that leaves a moral This article proposes a theory of moral distress and a research agenda to develop a better understanding of moral distress, how to prevent it, and, when it cannot be prevented, how to manage it.
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