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    Attributes of a good nurse.Rahime Aydin Er, Mine Sehiralti & Aslihan Akpinar - 2017 - Nursing Ethics 24 (2):238-250.
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    Attitudes of physicians and patients towards disclosure of genetic information to spouse and first-degree relatives: a case study from Turkey.Aslihan Akpinar & Nermin Ersoy - 2014 - BMC Medical Ethics 15 (1):39.
    When considering the principle of medical confidentiality, disclosure of genetic information constitutes a special case because of the impact that this information can have on the health and the lives of relatives. The aim of this study is to explore the attitudes of Turkish physicians and patients about sharing information obtained from genetic tests.
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    Turkish nurses' decision making in the distribution of intensive care beds.Nermin Ersoy & Aslihan Akpinar - 2010 - Nursing Ethics 17 (1):87-98.
    The aim of this study was to assess the opinions and role of intensive care unit (ICU) nurses regarding the distribution of ICU beds. We conducted this research among 30% of the attendees at two ICU congresses in Turkey. A self-administered questionnaire was used, which included 13 cases and allocation criteria. Of the total (136 nurses), 53.7% participated in admission/discharge decisions. The most important criterion was quality of life as viewed by the physician; the least important was the patient’s social (...)
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    Attitudes to End-of-Life Decisions in Paediatric Intensive Care.Aslihan Akpinar, Muesser Ozcan Senses & Rahime Aydin Er - 2009 - Nursing Ethics 16 (1):83-92.
    The aim of this study was to assess attitudes of intensive care nurses to selected ethical issues related to end-of-life decisions in paediatric intensive care units. A self-administered questionnaire was distributed in 2005 to intensive care nurses at two different scientific occasions in Turkey. Of the 155 intensive care nurse participants, 98% were women. Fifty-three percent of these had intensive care experience of more than four years. Most of the nurses failed to agree about withholding (65%) or withdrawing (60%) futile (...)
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    Attitudes About Prenatal Hiv Testing in Turkey.Nermin Ersoy & Aslıhan Akpınar - 2008 - Nursing Ethics 15 (2):222-233.
    The aim of this study was to assess the attitudes of Turkish pregnant women and antenatal health care providers towards prenatal HIV testing. A self-administered questionnaire was used. The relationships between the different groups' knowledge and attitudes were analysed by using the chi-squared statistic. A total of 494 pregnant women and 181 care providers participated. Forty-four per cent of the pregnant women thought that prenatal HIV testing should be mandatory, and 84% of the health care providers thought it should be (...)
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    Ethical challenges in organ transplants for refugees in a healthcare system.Deniz Birtan & Aslihan Akpinar - forthcoming - Nursing Ethics.
    Background Several ethical issues are associated with providing living organ transplantation services, and there is limited information on these issues faced by the teams providing service to refugees or asylum seekers. Aim To determine the challenges healthcare professionals face in organ transplant centers providing services to Syrians under temporary protection status and discern whether these difficulties align with ethical issues in living organ transplantation. Research design This study employed a qualitative design and conducted individual semi-structured, in-depth interviews with 18 transplant (...)
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