Self-respect, dignity and confidence: conceptions of integrity among male patients.

@article{Widng2003SelfrespectDA,
  title={Self-respect, dignity and confidence: conceptions of integrity among male patients.},
  author={Ingrid A H Wid{\"a}ng and Bengt Fridlund},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2003},
  volume={42 1},
  pages={47-56}
}
BACKGROUND Integrity is a complex and important concept in ethical reasoning and in nursing care. Integrity is part of being a human being, a wholeness, and in this sense it also refers to health. Preserving patients' integrity is an important aspect of nursing care, as a number of situations arise in which they can feel threatened or violated. Integrity can also refer to acting according to general ethical principles and rules, i.e. moral integrity. AIM The aim of this Swedish study was to… CONTINUE READING