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Table 4 Dealing with ethical issues in general

From: Nurse managers' experience with ethical issues in six government hospitals in Malaysia: A cross-sectional study

Options in dealing with ethical issuesa Frequency Percentage
Discuss with doctors 219 52.5
Discuss with other nurses 337 80.8
Refer to code of ethics or other guidelines 221 53.0
Refer to the hospital's management team 298 71.5
Refer to appointed committee that discuss ethical issues 78 18.7
Try solving the issues alone 53 12.7
Other methods 0 0.0
  1. aMultiple answers were accepted. The frequency reflects the total number of nurse managers who chose each answer listed in relation to the total number of nurse managers. Similarly, the percentage is the percentage of those who gave answers to the questions in relation to the total number of nurse managers.