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Title: Advancement of the German version of the moral distress scale for acute care nurses : a mixed methods study
Authors : Kleinknecht-Dolf, Michael
Spichiger, Elisabeth
Müller, Marianne
Bartholomeyczik, Sabine
Spirig, Rebecca
Published in : Nursing open
Volume(Issue) : 4
Issue : 4
Pages : 251
Pages to: 266
Publisher / Ed. Institution : Wiley
Issue Date: 2017
License (according to publishing contract) : CC BY 4.0: Attribution 4.0 International
Type of review: Peer review (publication)
Language : English
Subjects : Ethics; Hospital; Instrument development; Mixed methods design; Monitoring; Moral distress; Nurses; Nursing; Psychometrics; Questionnaire
Subject (DDC) : 610.73: Nursing
Abstract: Moral distress experienced by nurses in acute care hospitals can adversely impact the affected nurses, their patients and their hospitals; therefore, it is advisable for organizations to establish internal monitoring of moral distress. However, until now, no suitable questionnaire has been available for use in German-speaking contexts. Hence, the aim of this study was to develop and psychometrically test a German-language version of the Moral Distress Scale.
Departement: School of Engineering
Organisational Unit: Institute of Data Analysis and Process Design (IDP)
Publication type: Article in scientific journal
DOI : 10.21256/zhaw-4898
ISSN: 2054-1058
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