A qualitative analysis of ethical problems experienced by physicians and nurses in intensive care units in Turkey.

@article{Cobanolu2004AQA,
  title={A qualitative analysis of ethical problems experienced by physicians and nurses in intensive care units in Turkey.},
  author={Nesrin Cobanoğlu and Lale A Algier},
  journal={Nursing ethics},
  year={2004},
  volume={11 5},
  pages={444-58}
}
In this qualitative study, we aimed to identify and compare the ethical problems perceived by physicians and nurses in intensive care units at Baskent University hospitals in Turkey. A total of 21 physicians and 22 nurses were asked to describe ethical problems that they frequently encounter in their practice. The data were analyzed using an interactive model. The core problem for both physicians and nurses was end-of-life decisions (first level). In this category, physicians were most… CONTINUE READING
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