EXAMPLES OF TYPES OF ETHICAL DILEMMAS:
There are several excellent databases to search for the topic of ethical issues in nursing. CINAHL and Health Source Nursing: Academic are two examples in addition to PubMed and Health & Medical Collection. Most databases provide several types of search options. You can use a subject search (including MESH Medical Subject Headings) or a combination of subjects and keywords. The subject searches are always the most precise, but they can also "miss" some items that would have been retrieved in a keyword search.
Useful subject headings for these databases are:
This subject heading can be combined with keywords or Select Field search terms. For example, some of the following might apply:
If you choose, you can also search using keywords or keyword combinations instead of subject headings.