Nursing Ethics

(The median citation count of Nursing Ethics is 2. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-04-01 to 2024-04-01.)
Self-care strategies in response to nurses’ moral injury during COVID-19 pandemic164
Moral injury in healthcare professionals: A scoping review and discussion158
Ethical dilemmas, perceived risk, and motivation among nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic131
Nurses’ ethical challenges caring for people with COVID-19: A qualitative study119
Healthcare workers’ stress when caring for COVID-19 patients: An altruistic perspective113
Moral distress in nurses caring for patients with Covid-19107
Priority-setting dilemmas, moral distress and support experienced by nurses and physicians in the early phase of the COVID-19 pandemic in Norway87
Spirituality in nursing: A concept analysis55
Moral distress: A concept clarification48
Moral distress: Developing strategies from experience48
Unmet care needs of older people: A scoping review46
The meaning of dignity for older adults: A meta-synthesis40
Nurses' moral distress in end-of-life care: A qualitative study34
Ethical care during COVID-19 for care home residents with dementia33
COVID-19-related deaths in long-term care: The moral failure to care and prepare32
Older people’s perceived autonomy in residential care: An integrative review32
Moral distress perspectives among interprofessional intensive care unit team members29
Moral distress interventions: An integrative literature review29
Self-care as an ethical obligation for nurses29
Nurse managers’ perspectives on working with everyday ethics in long-term care28
Compassion fatigue as bruises in the soul: A qualitative study on nurses26
Ethical issues related to eHealth: An integrative review26
Nurses’ challenges, concerns and unfair requirements during the COVID-19 outbreak25
Moral distress in emergency and critical care nurses: A metaethnography24
Ethical climate and moral distress in paediatric oncology nursing24
Ethical conflicts in nursing: An interview study23
COVID-19 era healthcare ethics education: Cultivating educational and moral resilience22
Dignity in nursing: A synthesis review of concept analysis studies22
Ethical conflicts in patient relationships: Experiences of ambulance nursing students22
Safe and competent nursing care: An argument for a minimum standard?22
Nursing care in mental health: Human rights and ethical issues21
Moral sensitivity revisited21
Compassionate Nursing Care Model: Results from a grounded theory study21
Nurses’ self-assessed moral courage and related socio-demographic factors20
Visitor restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic: An ethical case study19
The development of moral sensitivity of nursing students: A scoping review19
Newly graduated nurses’ experiences of horizontal violence19
Personal values among undergraduate nursing students: A cross-sectional study19
Effective interventions for reducing moral distress in critical care nurses19
The effect of Covid-19 on ethical sensitivity19
A critical incident study of ICU nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic18
“Humanizing intensive care: A scoping review (HumanIC)”18
Relational influences on experiences with assisted dying: A scoping review18
Ethical dilemmas faced by frontline support nurses fighting COVID-1918
Moral distress among nurses: A mixed-methods study17
Ethical challenges in home-based care: A systematic literature review17
Vulnerability: An integrative bioethics review and a proposed taxonomy16
Nurses’ experiences of ethical responsibilities of care during the COVID-19 pandemic15
Analysis of graduating nursing students’ moral courage in six European countries15
Ethics simulation in nursing education: Nursing students' experiences15
Institutional betrayal in nursing: A concept analysis15
Effects of using standardized patients on nursing students’ moral skills14
The inequity of conscientious objection: Refusal of emergency contraception14
A systematic review of ethical and legal issues in elder care14
Measuring nurses’ moral courage: an explorative study14
Validation of the Dutch-language version of Nurses’ Moral Courage Scale13
Utilization and professionalism toward social media among undergraduate nursing students13
The justification for strike action in healthcare: A systematic critical interpretive synthesis13
Relational inquiry approach for developing deeper awareness of patient suffering13
Older migrants’ experience of existential loneliness13
Defining and characterising the nurse–patient relationship: A concept analysis13
Differences in practice and preferences associated with truth-telling to cancer patients13
Non-technical skills in operating room nursing: Ethical aspects12
Medical assistance in dying legislation: Hospice palliative care providers’ perspectives12
Media representations of nurses in the pandemic: Just doing our job?12
Workplace challenges and nurses recovered from COVID-1912
The process of moral distress development: A virtue ethics perspective12
Trust, ethical climate and nurses’ turnover intention12
Changes in empathy of nurses from 2009 to 2018: A cross-temporal meta-analysis12
School nurses’ engagement and care ethics in promoting adolescent health12
Giving nurses a voice during ethical conflict in the Intensive Care Unit12
Crisis, ethical leadership and moral courage: Ethical climate during COVID-1911
Nursing, advocacy and public policy11
Predatory nursing journals: A case study of author prevalence and characteristics11
Forced treatment and care in home-dwelling persons with dementia11
Duty versus distributive justice during the COVID-19 pandemic11
The development of nurses’ foundational values11
Ethical considerations in design and implementation of home-based smart care for dementia11
Intensified job demands, stress of conscience and nurses' experiences during organizational change11
The need for a unified ethical stance on child genital cutting10
Factors Affecting Nurses’ Impact on Social Justice in the Health System10
Ethics reflection groups for school nurses10
Understanding the concept of compassion from the perspectives of nurses10
Conscience and conscientious objection in nursing: A personalist bioethics approach10
Nursing and advocacy in health: An integrative review10
Treatment decision-making for older adults with cancer: A qualitative study10
A qualitative examination of graduating nurses’ response to the Covid-19 pandemic10
Acknowledging vulnerability in ethics of palliative care – A feminist ethics approach10
Coping with moral distress on acute psychiatric wards: A qualitative study10
Moral dilemmas involving anthropological and ethical dimensions in healthcare curriculum10
Spontaneous ethics in nurses’ willingness to work during a pandemic10
Experiences of critical care nurses during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic10
Ethical and culturally competent care of transgender patients: A scoping review9
Ethical issues in caring for COVID-patients: A view from Gaza9
Factors influencing public health nurses’ ethical sensitivity during the pandemic9
Unprofessional conduct by nurses: A document analysis of disciplinary decisions9
Nurses’ experience of providing ethical care following an earthquake: A phenomenological study9
Moral distress, moral courage, and career identity among nurses: A cross-sectional study9
Factors affecting nursing error communication in intensive care units: A qualitative study9
The role of nurses' professional values during the COVID-19 crisis9
Caregiver decision-making concerning involuntary treatment in dementia care at home9
Advance care planning in dementia care: Wants, beliefs, and insight9
Causes of the plagiarism: A grounded theory study8
First generation immigrant and native nurses enacting good care in a nursing home8
Family witnessed resuscitation and invasive procedures: Patient and family opinions8
Moral distress and moral resilience of nurse managers8
Ethical challenges and lack of ethical language in nurse leadership8
Covid-19, ethical nursing management and codes of conduct: An analysis8
Assessment of ethical competence among clinical nurses in health facilities8
Examining the effect of moral resilience on moral distress8
Double distress: women healthcare providers and moral distress during COVID-198
Tertiary hospital nurses’ ethical sensitivity and its influencing factors: A cross-sectional study8
Managing ethical aspects of advance directives in emergency care services8
It is possible to develop the professional values of nurses8
The summit of a moral pilgrimage: Confucianism on healthy ageing and social eldercare7
Midwifery students’ reactions to ethical dilemmas encountered in outpatient clinics7
Estimation of moral distress among nurses: A systematic review and meta-analysis7
Eastern perspectives on roles, responsibilities and filial piety: A case study7
Conscience and conscientious objection: The midwife’s role in abortion services7
Ethical Coffee Room: An international collaboration in learning ethics digitally7
Solidarity and collectivism in the context of COVID-197
Ethical challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic: Perspectives of nursing students7
Ethical perspectives in communication in cancer care: An interpretative phenomenological study7
Children’s informed signified and voluntary consent to heart surgery: Professionals’ practical perspectives7
The Surprise Question and Serious Illness Conversations: A pilot study6
A vulnerable journey towards professional empathy and moral courage6
‘Blurred boundaries’: When nurses and midwives give anti-vaccination advice on Facebook6
Moral distress in nursing students: Cultural adaptation and validation study6
Sub-categories of moral distress among nurses: A descriptive longitudinal study6
Clinical ethics committees in nursing homes: what good can they do? Analysis of a single case consultation6
The effect of attitude towards work on professional commitment6
Does midwifery-led care demonstrate care ethics: A template analysis6
Family involvement in nursing homes: an interpretative synthesis of literature6
Nurses’ refusals of patient involvement in their own palliative care5
Whistle-blowers – morally courageous actors in health care?5
Ethical conflict among critical care nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic5
Relationships of individual and workplace characteristics With nurses’ moral resilience5
Reflections on a COVID death: Naming a family’s pain and reparation5
Professional values in student nurse education: An integrative literature review5
Older patients’ autonomy when cared for at emergency departments5
Systematic reviews of empirical literature on bioethical topics: Results from a meta-review5
Ethical challenges in end-stage dementia: Perspectives of professionals and family care-givers5
Acknowledging caregivers’ vulnerability in the managment of challenging behaviours to reduce control measures in psychiatry5
Dignity and attitudes to aging: A cross-sectional study of older adults5
Dignity of older home-dwelling women nearing end-of-life: Informal caregivers’ perception5
The duty to care and nurses’ well-being during a pandemic5
Effect of ethical nurse leaders on subordinates during pandemics5
Reimagining relationality for reproductive care: Understanding obstetric violence as “separation”5
CURA: A clinical ethics support instrument for caregivers in palliative care5
Conceptual framework for the ethical climate in health professionals5
The influential factors in humanistic critical care nursing5
Role of attitude in nurses’ responses to requests for assisted dying5
Wonder-inspired leadership: Cultivating ethical and phenomenon-led healthcare5
Ethical challenges and nursing recruitment during COVID-195
Theory analysis of social justice in nursing: Applications to obstetric violence research5
Culturally-sensitive moral distress experiences of intensive care nurses: A scoping review5
Ethical considerations regarding the inclusion of children in nursing research5
Caring for victims of child maltreatment: Pediatric nurses’ moral distress and burnout5
Can financial rewards complement altruism to raise deceased organ donation rates?5
The effectiveness of a modified advance care planning programme5
Relationship between nurses’ cultural competence and observance of ethical codes4
Latent profiles of ethical climate and nurses’ service behavior4
Predictors and consequences of moral distress in home-care nursing: A cross-sectional survey4
Transition to comfort-focused care: Moral agency of acute care nurses4
Cyberbullying, student nurses’ ethical awareness and the Covid-19 pandemic4
Gendered caregiving and structural constraints: An empirical ethical study4
Examining moral injury in clinical practice: A narrative literature review4
Impact of Education on Student Nurses' Advocacy and Ethical Sensitivity4
Opinions of nurses regarding Euthanasia and Medically Assisted Suicide4
An examination of the moral habitability of resource-constrained obstetrical settings4
Preserving client autonomy when guiding medicine taking in telehomecare: A conversation analytic case study4
Relationship between nurses’ ethical ideology, professional values, and clinical accountability4
Redefining nursing solidarity4
Towards democratic institutions: Tronto’s care ethics inspiring nursing actions in intensive care4
Supporting ethical end-of-life care during pandemic: Palliative care team perspectives4
Care ethics framework for midwifery practice: A scoping review4
Differences in advance care planning among nursing home care staff4
Indigenous nurses’ practice realities of cultural safety and socioethical nursing4
Informed consent prior to nursing care: Nurses’ use of information4
Moral distress in midwifery practice: A concept analysis4
The role of online ethics consultation on mental health4
Professional codes of conduct: A scoping review4
Discovering dignity through experience: How nursing students discover the expression of dignity4
Nurses’ perception of workplace discrimination4
The moral experiences of children with osteogenesis imperfecta4
Caregivers' perspectives on good care for nursing home residents with Korsakoff syndrome4
Identifying ethical and legal issues in elder care4
Multi-professional ethical competence in healthcare – an ethical practice model4
Moral distress to moral success: Strategies to decrease moral distress4
Iatrogenic loneliness and loss of intimacy in residential care4
The implementation of child rights in healthcare services3
Nurses’ perceptions about the dignity of intubated patients3
Impact of profession and wards on moral distress in a community hospital3
Human rights education in patient care: A literature review and critical discussion3
Hand hygiene monitoring technology: A descriptive study of ethics and acceptance in nursing3
Conscientious objection to medical assistance in dying in rural/remote nursing3
Older adults` sense of dignity in digitally led healthcare3
Establishing a trusting nurse-immigrant mother relationship in the neonatal unit3
Voluntary assisted dying in Victoria: Why knowing the law matters to nurses3
Empowerment as an alternative to traditional patient advocacy roles3
Improving informed consent by enhancing the role of nurses3
Paradoxes, nurses’ roles and Medical Assistance in Dying: A grounded theory3
Can nurses in clinical practice ascribe responsibility to intelligent robots?3
Discharge policies for homeless people and immigrants: Compromising professional ethics3
Meanings of troubled conscience in nursing homes: nurses’ lived experience3
Moral distress among critical care nurses: A cross-cultural comparison3
Towards ethical preparedness: Regulators’ responses to ethical issues during the COVID-19 pandemic3
Pre-decision regret before transition of dependents with severe dementia to long-term care3
Anticipated impacts of voluntary assisted dying legislation on nursing practice3
Exploring the ethics of physical restraints: Students’ questioning3
Compassion, emotions and cognition: Implications for nursing education3
Trust-building interventions to home-dwelling persons with dementia who resist care3
Multidisciplinary support for ethics deliberations during the first COVID wave3
Dignity of Nursing Students in Clinical Learning Environments3
Caregivers’ perception of teenagers’ dignity in end of life stages: A phenomenological study3
PASTRY: A nursing-developed quality improvement initiative to combat moral distress3
Critical care nurses’ moral sensitivity during cardiopulmonary resuscitation: Qualitative perspectives3
The needs of people with intellectual disabilities and autism during the pandemic: Making the invisible visible3
Missed nursing care and its relationship with perceived ethical leadership3
Moral courage, burnout, professional competence, and compassion fatigue among nurses3
Admission to undergraduate nurse education programmes: Who should be selected?3
Viewing the image? Ultrasound examination during abortion preparations, ethical challenges3
Clinician distress in seriously ill patient care: A dimensional analysis3
Supporting diversity in person-centred care: The role of healthcare chaplains3
Therapeutic itinerary of transsexual people in light of human rights3
Ethical decision-making confidence scale for nurse leaders: Psychometric evaluation3
Nurses' professional commitment in COVID-19 crisis: A qualitative study3
Ethical dilemmas and care actions in nurses providing palliative sedation3
Comparison of attitude of nurses and nursing students toward euthanasia3
Post COVID-19 workplace ostracism and counterproductive behaviors: Moral leadership2
European Nursing Council Code for European nursing and the UN Sustainable Development Goals2
Nurses’ involvement in end-of-life decisions in neonatal intensive care units2
Ethical issues experienced by nurses during COVID-19 pandemic: Systematic review2
COVID-19-related anxieties: Impact on duty to care among nurses2
Professionals' narratives of interactions with patients' families in intensive care2
Valuing the individual – evaluating the Dignity Care Intervention2
Elements of assisted bodily care: Ethical aspects2
Moral failure, moral prudence, and character challenges in residential care during the Covid-19 pandemic2
Psychiatric nurses’ experience of moral distress: Its relationship with empowerment and coping2
Nurses’ experiences of ethical and legal issues in post-resuscitation care: A qualitative content analysis2
Clinical nurse adherence to professional ethics: A grounded theory2
Who is essential in care? Reflections from the pandemic’s backstage2
Moral courage of master’s students of nursing during COVID-192
Nurses’ ethical challenges when providing care in nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic2
Ethical aspects in dementia care - The use of psychosocial interventions2
Ethical challenges experienced by care home staff during COVID-19 pandemic2
Is deception defensible in dementia care? A care ethics perspective2
A deliberative framework to assess the justifiability of strike action in healthcare2
Nurses’ attitudes toward female sex workers: A qualitative study2
Public health nurses’ professional dignity: An interview study in Finland2