Nursing Ethics

(The TQCC of Nursing Ethics is 7. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-09-01 to 2023-09-01.)
Self-care strategies in response to nurses’ moral injury during COVID-19 pandemic141
Ethical dilemmas, perceived risk, and motivation among nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic106
Healthcare workers’ stress when caring for COVID-19 patients: An altruistic perspective104
Nurses’ ethical challenges caring for people with COVID-19: A qualitative study102
Moral injury in healthcare professionals: A scoping review and discussion99
Compassion fatigue in healthcare providers: A systematic review and meta-analysis93
Moral distress in nurses caring for patients with Covid-1977
Priority-setting dilemmas, moral distress and support experienced by nurses and physicians in the early phase of the COVID-19 pandemic in Norway72
What is ‘moral distress’ in nursing? A feminist empirical bioethics study58
Spirituality in nursing: A concept analysis47
Moral distress in acute psychiatric nursing: Multifaceted dilemmas and demands43
Moral distress: Developing strategies from experience42
Care situations demanding moral courage: Content analysis of nurses’ experiences36
Unmet care needs of older people: A scoping review35
The meaning of dignity for older adults: A meta-synthesis35
Moral distress: A concept clarification34
COVID-19-related deaths in long-term care: The moral failure to care and prepare29
Ethical care during COVID-19 for care home residents with dementia28
Situating moral distress within relational ethics28
Moral distress perspectives among interprofessional intensive care unit team members27
Nurses' moral distress in end-of-life care: A qualitative study26
Nurse managers’ perspectives on working with everyday ethics in long-term care25
Self-care as an ethical obligation for nurses22
Perception of care quality and ethical sensitivity in surgical nurses22
A latent profile analysis of nurses’ moral sensitivity22
Older people’s perceived autonomy in residential care: An integrative review21
Moral sensitivity revisited20
COVID-19 era healthcare ethics education: Cultivating educational and moral resilience19
Moral distress interventions: An integrative literature review19
Ethical issues related to eHealth: An integrative review18
Nurses’ challenges, concerns and unfair requirements during the COVID-19 outbreak18
Safe and competent nursing care: An argument for a minimum standard?17
Ethical conflicts in nursing: An interview study17
Visitor restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic: An ethical case study17
Ethical climate and moral distress in paediatric oncology nursing17
Moral distress in emergency and critical care nurses: A metaethnography17
Moral distress experienced by non-Western nurses: An integrative review16
The effect of Covid-19 on ethical sensitivity16
Personal values among undergraduate nursing students: A cross-sectional study16
Compassion fatigue as bruises in the soul: A qualitative study on nurses16
The hidden curriculum: Undergraduate nursing students’ perspectives of socialization and professionalism16
Nursing care in mental health: Human rights and ethical issues16
Ethical conflicts in patient relationships: Experiences of ambulance nursing students15
The development of moral sensitivity of nursing students: A scoping review14
Dignity in nursing: A synthesis review of concept analysis studies14
Professional values and ethical ideology: Perceptions of nursing students13
Vulnerability: An integrative bioethics review and a proposed taxonomy13
Ethical challenges in home-based care: A systematic literature review13
Effects of using standardized patients on nursing students’ moral skills13
Moral distress among nurses: A mixed-methods study13
A critical incident study of ICU nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic13
Relational influences on experiences with assisted dying: A scoping review13
Healthcare professionals’ perceptions about the Italian law on advance directives13
Newly graduated nurses’ experiences of horizontal violence13
Validation of the Dutch-language version of Nurses’ Moral Courage Scale13
Nurses’ self-assessed moral courage and related socio-demographic factors13
The process of moral distress development: A virtue ethics perspective12
Unsafe nursing documentation: A qualitative content analysis12
Analysis of graduating nursing students’ moral courage in six European countries12
Effective interventions for reducing moral distress in critical care nurses12
Nurses’ experiences of working under time pressure in care for older persons12
Health and social care educators' ethical competence12
Outcomes of clinical ethics support near the end of life: A systematic review12
The inequity of conscientious objection: Refusal of emergency contraception11
Measuring nurses’ moral courage: an explorative study11
A systematic review of ethical and legal issues in elder care11
“Humanizing intensive care: A scoping review (HumanIC)”11
Compassionate Nursing Care Model: Results from a grounded theory study11
Nurses’ experiences of ethical responsibilities of care during the COVID-19 pandemic11
Institutional betrayal in nursing: A concept analysis11
Home-dwelling persons with dementia’s perception on care support: Qualitative study11
Ethical dilemmas faced by frontline support nurses fighting COVID-1911
The compassion levels of midwives working in the delivery room11
A qualitative examination of graduating nurses’ response to the Covid-19 pandemic10
The need for a unified ethical stance on child genital cutting10
Utilization and professionalism toward social media among undergraduate nursing students10
Relational inquiry approach for developing deeper awareness of patient suffering10
Trust, ethical climate and nurses’ turnover intention10
Workplace challenges and nurses recovered from COVID-199
Duty versus distributive justice during the COVID-19 pandemic9
Ethics simulation in nursing education: Nursing students' experiences9
Media representations of nurses in the pandemic: Just doing our job?9
Forced treatment and care in home-dwelling persons with dementia9
Nurses’ experiences of informal coercion on adult psychiatric wards9
An interpretative phenomenological analysis of dignity in people with multiple sclerosis9
Ethical issues in caring for COVID-patients: A view from Gaza9
School nurses’ engagement and care ethics in promoting adolescent health9
Giving nurses a voice during ethical conflict in the Intensive Care Unit9
Caregiving for ageing parents: A literature review on the experience of adult children8
Factors Affecting Nurses’ Impact on Social Justice in the Health System8
Covid-19, ethical nursing management and codes of conduct: An analysis8
A nurses’ ethical commitment to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities8
Moral dilemmas involving anthropological and ethical dimensions in healthcare curriculum8
Predatory nursing journals: A case study of author prevalence and characteristics8
Parent moral distress in serious pediatric illness: A dimensional analysis8
The justification for strike action in healthcare: A systematic critical interpretive synthesis8
Nursing, advocacy and public policy8
Managing ethical aspects of advance directives in emergency care services8
Differences in practice and preferences associated with truth-telling to cancer patients8
Older migrants’ experience of existential loneliness8
Understanding the concept of compassion from the perspectives of nurses7
Ethical perspectives in communication in cancer care: An interpretative phenomenological study7
Ethical Coffee Room: An international collaboration in learning ethics digitally7
Value discrepancies between nurses and patients: A survey study7
Advance care planning in dementia care: Wants, beliefs, and insight7
Non-technical skills in operating room nursing: Ethical aspects7
Changes in empathy of nurses from 2009 to 2018: A cross-temporal meta-analysis7
Nursing and advocacy in health: An integrative review7
Treatment decision-making for older adults with cancer: A qualitative study7
The development of nurses’ foundational values7
Conscience and conscientious objection in nursing: A personalist bioethics approach7
Midwifery students’ reactions to ethical dilemmas encountered in outpatient clinics7
Nurses’ experience of providing ethical care following an earthquake: A phenomenological study7
Coping with moral distress on acute psychiatric wards: A qualitative study7
Removal of babies at birth and the moral distress of midwives7