An enquiry into a combined approach for nursing ethics.

  title={An enquiry into a combined approach for nursing ethics.},
  author={Allyson Lipp},
  journal={Nursing ethics},
  volume={5 2},
A definitive theory for ethical decision making in nursing is still only conjecture. The literature confirms that there have been numerous examinations of ethical decision making in nursing, with most proposing either the justice or the care orientation, or a combination of both. In the absence of a definitive theory, this exploratory work sets out, via grounded theory, to shed some light on the methods used every day by nurses to make ethical decisions in the clinical area. The data show that… CONTINUE READING