Nursing Ethics

(The TQCC of Nursing Ethics is 6. 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 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
Self-care strategies in response to nurses’ moral injury during COVID-19 pandemic175
Moral injury in healthcare professionals: A scoping review and discussion172
Ethical dilemmas, perceived risk, and motivation among nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic137
Nurses’ ethical challenges caring for people with COVID-19: A qualitative study122
Moral distress in nurses caring for patients with Covid-19116
Healthcare workers’ stress when caring for COVID-19 patients: An altruistic perspective116
Priority-setting dilemmas, moral distress and support experienced by nurses and physicians in the early phase of the COVID-19 pandemic in Norway92
Unmet care needs of older people: A scoping review52
The meaning of dignity for older adults: A meta-synthesis45
Nurses' moral distress in end-of-life care: A qualitative study40
Older people’s perceived autonomy in residential care: An integrative review37
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
Moral distress interventions: An integrative literature review32
Self-care as an ethical obligation for nurses31
Compassion fatigue as bruises in the soul: A qualitative study on nurses29
Nurse managers’ perspectives on working with everyday ethics in long-term care28
Nurses’ challenges, concerns and unfair requirements during the COVID-19 outbreak27
Ethical issues related to eHealth: An integrative review27
Moral distress in emergency and critical care nurses: A metaethnography26
Ethical climate and moral distress in paediatric oncology nursing24
Dignity in nursing: A synthesis review of concept analysis studies23
Nurses’ self-assessed moral courage and related socio-demographic factors23
Effective interventions for reducing moral distress in critical care nurses23
Ethical conflicts in nursing: An interview study23
Nursing care in mental health: Human rights and ethical issues22
COVID-19 era healthcare ethics education: Cultivating educational and moral resilience22
Compassionate Nursing Care Model: Results from a grounded theory study22
Moral sensitivity revisited21
Newly graduated nurses’ experiences of horizontal violence21
“Humanizing intensive care: A scoping review (HumanIC)”21
Moral distress among nurses: A mixed-methods study21
The development of moral sensitivity of nursing students: A scoping review20
Visitor restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic: An ethical case study20
Ethical dilemmas faced by frontline support nurses fighting COVID-1920
Ethical challenges in home-based care: A systematic literature review19
The effect of Covid-19 on ethical sensitivity19
A critical incident study of ICU nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic18
Vulnerability: An integrative bioethics review and a proposed taxonomy16
Measuring nurses’ moral courage: an explorative study15
Ethics simulation in nursing education: Nursing students' experiences15
Defining and characterising the nurse–patient relationship: A concept analysis15
The justification for strike action in healthcare: A systematic critical interpretive synthesis15
Nurses’ experiences of ethical responsibilities of care during the COVID-19 pandemic15
Institutional betrayal in nursing: A concept analysis15
Older migrants’ experience of existential loneliness15
Analysis of graduating nursing students’ moral courage in six European countries15
Effects of using standardized patients on nursing students’ moral skills15
Giving nurses a voice during ethical conflict in the Intensive Care Unit14
Utilization and professionalism toward social media among undergraduate nursing students14
Differences in practice and preferences associated with truth-telling to cancer patients13
Coping with moral distress on acute psychiatric wards: A qualitative study13
Ethical considerations in design and implementation of home-based smart care for dementia13
Medical assistance in dying legislation: Hospice palliative care providers’ perspectives13
Validation of the Dutch-language version of Nurses’ Moral Courage Scale13
Trust, ethical climate and nurses’ turnover intention13
Workplace challenges and nurses recovered from COVID-1912
The process of moral distress development: A virtue ethics perspective12
Changes in empathy of nurses from 2009 to 2018: A cross-temporal meta-analysis12
The development of nurses’ foundational values12
Understanding the concept of compassion from the perspectives of nurses12
School nurses’ engagement and care ethics in promoting adolescent health12
Media representations of nurses in the pandemic: Just doing our job?12
Factors Affecting Nurses’ Impact on Social Justice in the Health System11
Conscience and conscientious objection in nursing: A personalist bioethics approach11
Nursing, advocacy and public policy11
Estimation of moral distress among nurses: A systematic review and meta-analysis11
Ethics reflection groups for school nurses11
Ethical and culturally competent care of transgender patients: A scoping review11
Crisis, ethical leadership and moral courage: Ethical climate during COVID-1911
Duty versus distributive justice during the COVID-19 pandemic11
Predatory nursing journals: A case study of author prevalence and characteristics11
Experiences of critical care nurses during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic11
Forced treatment and care in home-dwelling persons with dementia11
Intensified job demands, stress of conscience and nurses' experiences during organizational change11
Acknowledging vulnerability in ethics of palliative care – A feminist ethics approach10
Nursing and advocacy in health: An integrative review10
Family witnessed resuscitation and invasive procedures: Patient and family opinions10
A qualitative examination of graduating nurses’ response to the Covid-19 pandemic10
Unprofessional conduct by nurses: A document analysis of disciplinary decisions10
Treatment decision-making for older adults with cancer: A qualitative study10
Advance care planning in dementia care: Wants, beliefs, and insight10
The need for a unified ethical stance on child genital cutting10
Moral distress, moral courage, and career identity among nurses: A cross-sectional study10
Spontaneous ethics in nurses’ willingness to work during a pandemic10
Double distress: women healthcare providers and moral distress during COVID-199
The role of nurses' professional values during the COVID-19 crisis9
Assessment of ethical competence among clinical nurses in health facilities9
Ethical challenges and lack of ethical language in nurse leadership9
Causes of the plagiarism: A grounded theory study9
Caregiver decision-making concerning involuntary treatment in dementia care at home9
It is possible to develop the professional values of nurses9
Factors affecting nursing error communication in intensive care units: A qualitative study9
Ethical issues in caring for COVID-patients: A view from Gaza9
Managing ethical aspects of advance directives in emergency care services9
Moral distress and moral resilience of nurse managers9
‘Blurred boundaries’: When nurses and midwives give anti-vaccination advice on Facebook8
Covid-19, ethical nursing management and codes of conduct: An analysis8
Tertiary hospital nurses’ ethical sensitivity and its influencing factors: A cross-sectional study8
Does midwifery-led care demonstrate care ethics: A template analysis8
Examining the effect of moral resilience on moral distress8
Ethical challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic: Perspectives of nursing students8
Sub-categories of moral distress among nurses: A descriptive longitudinal study8
Solidarity and collectivism in the context of COVID-198
Family involvement in nursing homes: an interpretative synthesis of literature8
First generation immigrant and native nurses enacting good care in a nursing home8
Reimagining relationality for reproductive care: Understanding obstetric violence as “separation”8
Factors influencing public health nurses’ ethical sensitivity during the pandemic8
Conscience and conscientious objection: The midwife’s role in abortion services7
The duty to care and nurses’ well-being during a pandemic7
Examining moral injury in clinical practice: A narrative literature review7
Opinions of nurses regarding Euthanasia and Medically Assisted Suicide7
The summit of a moral pilgrimage: Confucianism on healthy ageing and social eldercare7
A vulnerable journey towards professional empathy and moral courage7
Eastern perspectives on roles, responsibilities and filial piety: A case study7
Children’s informed signified and voluntary consent to heart surgery: Professionals’ practical perspectives7
Nurses’ perception of workplace discrimination7
Ethical Coffee Room: An international collaboration in learning ethics digitally7
Preserving client autonomy when guiding medicine taking in telehomecare: A conversation analytic case study7
Ethical challenges in end-stage dementia: Perspectives of professionals and family care-givers7
Dignity of older home-dwelling women nearing end-of-life: Informal caregivers’ perception6
Ethical considerations regarding the inclusion of children in nursing research6
Clinical ethics committees in nursing homes: what good can they do? Analysis of a single case consultation6
The Surprise Question and Serious Illness Conversations: A pilot study6
Dignity and attitudes to aging: A cross-sectional study of older adults6
The effect of attitude towards work on professional commitment6
Culturally-sensitive moral distress experiences of intensive care nurses: A scoping review6
The effectiveness of a modified advance care planning programme6
Moral distress in nursing students: Cultural adaptation and validation study6
Cyberbullying, student nurses’ ethical awareness and the Covid-19 pandemic6
Theory analysis of social justice in nursing: Applications to obstetric violence research6
Iatrogenic loneliness and loss of intimacy in residential care6
The influential factors in humanistic critical care nursing6
Role of attitude in nurses’ responses to requests for assisted dying6