Nurses' autonomy in end-of-life situations in intensive care units.

@article{Paganini2015NursesAI,
  title={Nurses' autonomy in end-of-life situations in intensive care units.},
  author={Maria Cristina Paganini and Regina Szylit Bousso},
  journal={Nursing ethics},
  year={2015},
  volume={22 7},
  pages={803-14}
}
BACKGROUND The intensive care unit environment focuses on interventions and support therapies that prolong life. The exercise by nurses of their autonomy impacts on perception of the role they assume in the multidisciplinary team and on their function in the intensive care unit context. There is much international research relating to nurses' involvement in… CONTINUE READING