Table 4.

Participants and Content of the Value Challenges Work-Life Narratives (WLNs).

Participants Within WLNsCharacteristics and General Issue(s) Constituting the ChallengeNumber of WLNs
Self and patient/familyWorking on self to accept patients’/families’ behaviors
Working on self to accept patients’/families’ values15
Self and colleaguesThe way they (i.e. team, supervisor, and physicians) treat me (disrespect, unfairness)17
The way they (team and supervisor) treat patients (disrespect)10
Self/patient and organizationPhysicians’ violation of patients’ rights for autonomous decisions (dishonesty)9
Dealing with strict organizational regulations that reduce the ability to deliver the best care for the patient18
Budgetary restrictions/limitations10
RMMJRambam Maimonides Medical Journal Rambam Health Care Campus 2011 October; 2(4): e0062. ISSN: 2076-9172
Published online 2011 October 31. doi: 10.5041/RMMJ.10062.