The role of mentors in promoting integrity and preventing scientific misconduct in nursing research

J Prof Nurs. Sep-Oct 1995;11(5):276-80. doi: 10.1016/s8755-7223(05)80008-0.


Researchers face the challenge of protecting the trust of the subjects they study and ultimately serve. Scientific misconduct in any form violates this trust. This article discusses the importance of mentoring and how it promotes integrity and can help to prevent scientific misconduct in nursing research.

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Mentors*
  • Nursing Research / standards*
  • Scientific Misconduct*
  • Social Control, Informal
  • Terminology as Topic