What is it about?
This opinion article proposes that violations of the four pillars of bioethics - autonomy, beneficence, nonmaleficence, and justice - are key causes of moral injury among healthcare providers. It argues that understanding this link can help prevent and treat moral injury.
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Why is it important?
Moral injury is increasingly recognized as a significant issue affecting healthcare providers. Understanding its causes can help address problems like burnout and improve care quality. Connecting it to core bioethics principles provides a useful framework.
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This page is a summary of: Moral injury and the four pillars of bioethics, F1000Research, July 2019, Faculty of 1000, Ltd.,
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