Understanding the importance of values and moral attitudes in nursing care in preserving human dignity.

@article{Nden2004UnderstandingTI,
  title={Understanding the importance of values and moral attitudes in nursing care in preserving human dignity.},
  author={Dagfinn N{\aa}den and Katie Eriksson},
  journal={Nursing science quarterly},
  year={2004},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={86-91}
}
The purpose of this investigation was to explore when nursing becomes an art, and to develop a theory/model of nursing as art. The overall design of the investigation was qualitative, and phenomenological-hermeneutic. The five substantial categories in the theory/model are: Invitation and confirmation, encounter, values, moral attitude and demeanor, the act of good will, and aesthetic communication. One main finding of this nursing investigation based on the caring perspective was that values… CONTINUE READING