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This study explores critical care nurses' beliefs, motivations, and experiences regarding end of life care. We performed a content analysis of the text comments provided by 468 U.S. critical care nurses in response to an anonymous mail survey about euthanasia. These comments reveal that these...
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We examine how a policy aimed at improving patient safety by limiting residents’ work hours brought with it an unintended and unexamined consequence: altered socialization due to modified rites of passage during residency that endangered the stereotypical “Surgical Personality” and created...
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This article identifies the role played by a series of medical scandals in the UK, occurring from the mid-1990s onwards, in ending a collegial model of self-regulation of the medical profession that had endured for 150 years. The state’s original motive in endorsing professional...
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<title>Abstract</title> Conducting research in public services organizations raises important but often neglected questions about the status of managers and staff as research subjects. An approach that prioritizes the protections and entitlements due to research subjects may thwart the public interest. An...
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