Relational ethics and advocacy in nursing: literature review.

@article{MacDonald2007RelationalEA,
  title={Relational ethics and advocacy in nursing: literature review.},
  author={Hannah MacDonald},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2007},
  volume={57 2},
  pages={119-26}
}
AIM The purpose of this paper is to analyse themes from accounts of nurses' experiences with advocacy that may expand our understanding of advocacy in nursing practice. BACKGROUND Although the ethical obligation to advocate is universal, a lack of clarity persists about the nature of advocacy in nursing practice. METHOD This discussion of advocacy is based on a synthesis of qualitative studies that focus on nurses' experiences with advocacy in practice. Empirical studies were retrieved… CONTINUE READING