Looking at the Positive Side of Moral Distress: Why Itís a Problem
Elizabeth G. Epstein and Ashley R. Hurst
Moral distress, is, at its core, an organizational problem. It is experienced on a personal level, but its causes originate within the system itself. In this commentary, we argue that moral distress is not inherently good, that effective interventions must address the external sources of moral distress, and that while there is a place for resilience in the healthcare professions, it cannot be an effective antidote to moral distress.
Purchasers receive a full-text .pdf file of the article to view, download, and/or print.
Access to the online .pdf will end when the purchaser closes the .pdf.