Moral distress and structural empowerment among a national sample of Israeli intensive care nurses.

@article{Ganz2013MoralDA,
  title={Moral distress and structural empowerment among a national sample of Israeli intensive care nurses.},
  author={Freda DeKeyser Ganz and Ofra Raanan and Rabia Khalaila and Kochav Bennaroch and Shiri Scherman and Madeleine Bruttin and Ziva Sastiel and Naomi Farkash Fink and Julie Sarah Benbenishty},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2013},
  volume={69 2},
  pages={
          415-24
        }
}
AIM The aim of this study was to determine levels of structural empowerment, moral distress, and the association between them among intensive care nurses. BACKGROUND Structural empowerment is the ability to access sources of power. Moral distress is the painful feelings experienced when a person knows the right thing to do but cannot do so due to external constraints. Several studies suggest a theoretical relationship between these concepts. DESIGN Cross-sectional, descriptive correlational… CONTINUE READING
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