Moral distress, autonomy and nurse-physician collaboration among intensive care unit nurses in Italy.

@article{Karanikola2014MoralDA,
  title={Moral distress, autonomy and nurse-physician collaboration among intensive care unit nurses in Italy.},
  author={Maria N K Karanikola and John W Albarran and Elio Drigo and Margarita D Giannakopoulou and Maria Kalafati and Meropi D A Mpouzika and George Z Tsiaousis and Elizabeth D. E. Papathanassoglou},
  journal={Journal of nursing management},
  year={2014},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={472-84}
}
AIM To explore the level of moral distress and potential associations between moral distress indices and (1) nurse-physician collaboration, (2) autonomy, (3) professional satisfaction, (4) intention to resign, and (5) workload among Italian intensive care unit nurses. BACKGROUND Poor nurse-physician collaboration and low autonomy may limit intensive care unit nurses' ability to act on their moral decisions. METHODS A cross-sectional correlational design with a sample of 566 Italian… CONTINUE READING
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