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School of Nursing: Benbenishty Julie


Last update September 2023 - School of Nursing

List of Publications


Benbenishty J, Ashkenazy S, Yellon T. Medically assisted dying in critical care: Proceed with caution. Intensive and Critical Care Nursing [Internet]. 2023;78. Available from:


Alshawish E, Benbenishty J. Global Nurse Involvement in ethical decision-making during pandemics: a concept analysis. Journal of Research in Nursing [Internet]. 2023;28(2):92–101. Available from:


Yellon T, Shifra S, Benbenishty J. Nurses work motivation caring for an immigrant population: A qualitative historical analysis. Nurse Education in Practice [Internet]. 2023;68. Available from:


Ashkenazy S, Ganz FD, Kuniavsky M, Jakobson L, Levy H, Avital IL, et al. Patient mobilization in the intensive care unit: Assessing practice behavior – A multi-center point prevalence study. Intensive and Critical Care Nursing [Internet]. 2023; Available from:


Kentish-Barnes N, Benbenishty J, Kerckhoffs MC. Shared Decision-Making (II): With Patients and Families. Lessons from the ICU [Internet]. 2023;Part F1176:45–56. Available from:


Tabah A, Elhadi M, Ballard E, Cortegiani A, Cecconi M, Unoki T, et al. Variation in communication and family visiting policies in intensive care within and between countries during the Covid-19 pandemic: The COVISIT international survey. Journal of Critical Care [Internet]. 2022;71. Available from:


Shorka D, Yemini N, Ben SHUSHAN G, Tokar L, Benbenishty J, Woloski-Wruble A. Body image and scar assessment: A longitudinal cohort analysis of cardiothoracic, neurosurgery and urology patients. Journal of Clinical Nursing [Internet]. 2022;31(17–18):2605–11. Available from:


Benbenishty J, Ashkenazy S, Levdov Avital I, Jakobson L, Kolpak O, DeKeyser Ganz F. Nurses’ perceptions of social rejection, resilience and well-being during COVID-19: A national comparative study. Journal of Clinical Nursing [Internet]. 2022;31(15–16):2189–97. Available from:


Martin-Loeches I, Rose L, Afonso E, Benbenishty J, Blackwood B, Boulanger C, et al. Epidemiology and outcome of pressure injuries in critically ill patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A propensity score adjusted analysis. International Journal of Nursing Studies [Internet]. 2022;129. Available from:


Benbenishty J, Ganz FD, Anstey MH, Barbosa-Camacho FJ, Bocci MG, Çizmeci EA, et al. Changes in intensive care unit nurse involvement in end of life decision making between 1999 and 2016: Descriptive comparative study. Intensive and Critical Care Nursing [Internet]. 2022;68. Available from:


Gutysz-Wojnicka A, Ozga D, Barkestad E, Benbenishty J, Blackwood B, Breznik K, et al. Educational Needs of European Intensive Care Nurses with Respect to Multicultural Care. A Mix-Method Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health [Internet]. 2022;19(2). Available from:


Bülow HH, Petersen H, Benbenishty J, Sprung CL. Hints and advice on end-of-life communication in the ICU, also during pandemics. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica [Internet]. 2021;65(8):1143–6. Available from:


Shankar-Hari M, Vale CL, Godolphin PJ, Fisher D, Higgins JPT, Spiga F, et al. Association between Administration of IL-6 Antagonists and Mortality among Patients Hospitalized for COVID-19: A Meta-analysis. JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association [Internet]. 2021;326(6):499–518. Available from:


Deschepper M, Labeau SO, Waegeman W, Blot SI, Afonso E, Benbenishty J, et al. Pressure injury prediction models for critically-ill patients should consider both the case-mix and local factors. Intensive and Critical Care Nursing [Internet]. 2021;65. Available from:


Labeau SO, Afonso E, Benbenishty J, Blackwood B, Boulanger C, Brett SJ, et al. Correction to: Prevalence, associated factors and outcomes of pressure injuries in adult intensive care unit patients: the DecubICUs study (Intensive Care Medicine, (2021), 47, 2, (160-169), 10.1007/s00134-020-06234-9). Intensive Care Medicine [Internet]. 2021;47(4):503–20. Available from:


Labeau SO, Afonso E, Benbenishty J, Blackwood B, Boulanger C, Brett SJ, et al. Prevalence, associated factors and outcomes of pressure injuries in adult intensive care unit patients: the DecubICUs study. Intensive Care Medicine [Internet]. 2021;47(2):160–9. Available from:


Benbenishty J. United in a group, each nurse can be empowered. Central European Journal of Nursing and Midwifery [Internet]. 2021;12(2):306. Available from:


Dobrowolska B, Gutysz-Wojnicka A, Ozga D, Barkestad E, Benbenishty J, Breznik K, et al. European intensive care nurses’ cultural competency: An international cross-sectional survey. Intensive and Critical Care Nursing [Internet]. 2020;60. Available from:


Benbenishty J, Bennun M, Lind R. Qualitative analysis of European and Middle East intensive care unit nursing death rituals. Nursing in Critical Care [Internet]. 2020;25(5):284–90. Available from:


Kentish-Barnes N, Danbury C, Benbenishty J, Azoulay E. Shared Decision-Making With Patients and Families [Internet]. Compelling Ethical Challenges in Critical Care and Emergency Medicine. 2020. Available from:


Ganz FD, Margalith I, Benbenishty J, Hirschfeld M, Wagner N, Toren O. A Conflict of Values: Nurses’ Willingness to Work Under Threatening Conditions. Journal of Nursing Scholarship [Internet]. 2019;51(3):281–8. Available from:


Shimony-Kanat S, Benbenishty J. Age, ethnicity, and socioeconomic factors impacting infant and toddler fall-related trauma. Pediatric Emergency Care [Internet]. 2018;34(10):696–701. Available from:


Puntillo KA, Max A, Timsit JF, Ruckly S, Chanques G, Robleda G, et al. Pain distress: the negative emotion associated with procedures in ICU patients. Intensive Care Medicine [Internet]. 2018;44(9):1493–501. Available from:


Benbenishty J. Successful recovery after trauma – who says? Nursing in Critical Care [Internet]. 2018;23(5):227–8. Available from:


Kirshbaum-Moriah D, Harel C, Benbenishty J. Family members’ experience of intensive care unit support group: qualitative analysis of intervention. Nursing in Critical Care [Internet]. 2018;23(5):256–62. Available from:


Benbenishty JS, Bülow HH. Intensive care medicine in 2050: multidisciplinary communication in-/outside ICU. Intensive Care Medicine [Internet]. 2018;44(5):636–8. Available from:


Benbenishty J, Gutysz-Wojnicka A, Harth I, Barkestad E, Satosek D, Jacobsson K, et al. The migrant crisis and the importance of developing cultural competence in the intensive care unit. Nursing in Critical Care [Internet]. 2017;22(5):262–3. Available from:


Papathanassoglou E, Middleton N, Benbenishty J, Williams G, Christofi MD, Hegadoren K. Systematic review of gender- dependent outcomes in sepsis. Nursing in Critical Care [Internet]. 2017;22(5):284–92. Available from:


Qoussine S, Benbenishty J, Penso S, Kara I, Potasinko O, Lerman Y. Communication Between Postdelivery Mothers in the PACU and Newborns in Israel. Journal of Perianesthesia Nursing [Internet]. 2017;32(4):295–301. Available from:


Endacott R, Boyer C, Benbenishty J, Ben Nunn M, Ryan H, Chamberlain W, et al. Perceptions of a good death: A qualitative study in intensive care units in England and Israel. Intensive and Critical Care Nursing [Internet]. 2016;36:8–16. Available from:


Benbenishty J. Family support group: A tool for nurses. Nursing in Critical Care [Internet]. 2015;20(6):282–3. Available from:


Ganz FD, Levy H, Khalaila R, Arad D, Bennaroch K, Kolpak O, et al. Bullying and Its Prevention Among Intensive Care Nurses. Journal of Nursing Scholarship [Internet]. 2015;47(6):505–11. Available from:


Cecconi M, Hofer C, Teboul JL, Pettila V, Wilkman E, Molnar Z, et al. Fluid challenges in intensive care: the FENICE study: A global inception cohort study. Intensive Care Medicine [Internet]. 2015;41(9):1529–37. Available from:


Hartog CS, Benbenishty J. The strange and conflicting world of nursing: reply to Bambi et al. Intensive Care Medicine [Internet]. 2015;41(7):1374–5. Available from:


Benbenishty JS, Hannink JR. Non-verbal communication to restore patient–provider trust. Intensive Care Medicine [Internet]. 2015;41(7):1359–60. Available from:


Argent AC, Benbenishty J, Flaatten H. Chronotypes, night shifts and intensive care. Intensive Care Medicine [Internet]. 2015;41(4):698–700. Available from:


Kolpak O, Benbenishty J. Letter to the Editor. International Nursing Review [Internet]. 2015;62(1):119–119. Available from:


Hartog CS, Benbenishty J. Understanding nurse–physician conflicts in the ICU. Intensive Care Medicine [Internet]. 2015;41(2):331–3. Available from:


Papathanassoglou E, Williams G, Benbenishty J. Research Advances in Critical Care: Targeting Patients’ Physiological and Psychological Outcomes. BioMed Research International [Internet]. 2015;2015. Available from:


Ganz FD, Endacott R, Chaboyer W, Benbinishty J, Nun MB, Ryan H, et al. The quality of intensive care unit nurse handover related to end of life: A descriptive comparative international study. International Journal of Nursing Studies [Internet]. 2015;52(1):49–56. Available from:


Benbenishty JS. A meaningful closure. Intensive Care Medicine [Internet]. 2014;40(11):1758–9. Available from:


Puntillo KA, Max A, Timsit JF, Vignoud L, Chanques G, Robleda G, et al. Determinants of procedural pain intensity in the intensive care unit: The Europain® study. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine [Internet]. 2014;189(1):39–47. Available from:


Ganz FD, Ofra R, Khalaila R, Levy H, Arad D, Kolpak O, et al. Translation of Oral Care Practice Guidelines Into Clinical Practice by Intensive Care Unit Nurses. Journal of Nursing Scholarship [Internet]. 2013;45(4):355–62. Available from:


Eisenberg S, Benbenishty J. Milk and rice. International Nursing Review [Internet]. 2013;60(4):543–4. Available from:


Vesin A, Azoulay E, Ruckly S, Vignoud L, Rusinovà K, Benoit D, et al. Reporting and handling missing values in clinical studies in intensive care units. Intensive Care Medicine [Internet]. 2013;39(8):1396–404. Available from:


Ganz FD, Raanan O, Khalaila R, Bennaroch K, Scherman S, Bruttin M, et al. Moral distress and structural empowerment among a national sample of Israeli intensive care nurses. Journal of Advanced Nursing [Internet]. 2013;69(2):415–24. Available from:


Bülow HH, Sprung CL, Baras M, Carmel S, Svantesson M, Benbenishty J, et al. Are religion and religiosity important to end-of-life decisions and patient autonomy in the ICU? the Ethicatt study. Intensive Care Medicine [Internet]. 2012;38(7):1126–33. Available from:


Benbenishty J, Weissman C, Sprung CL, Brodsky-Israeli M, Weiss Y. Characteristics of patients receiving vasopressors. Heart and Lung: Journal of Acute and Critical Care [Internet]. 2011;40(3):247–52. Available from:


Benbenbishty J, Adam S, Endacott R. Physical restraint use in intensive care units across Europe: The PRICE study. Intensive and Critical Care Nursing [Internet]. 2010;26(5):241–5. Available from:


Benbenishty J. Disseminating best practice: meeting the challenge in Israel. Nursing in Critical Care [Internet]. 2010;15(3):107–8. Available from:


Endacott R, Benbenishty J, Seha M. Preparing research instruments for use with different cultures. Intensive and Critical Care Nursing [Internet]. 2010;26(2):64–8. Available from:


Endacott R, Benbenishty J, Seha M. Challenges and rewards in multi-national research. Intensive and Critical Care Nursing [Internet]. 2010;26(2):61–3. Available from:


Azoulay É, Timsit JF, Sprung CL, Soares M, Rusinová K, Lafabrie A, et al. Prevalence and factors of intensive care unit conflicts: The conflicus study. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine [Internet]. 2009;180(9):853–60. Available from:


Ganz FD, Fink NF, Raanan O, Asher M, Bruttin M, Nun MB, et al. ICU nurses oral-care practices and the current best evidence. Journal of Nursing Scholarship [Internet]. 2009;41(2):132–8. Available from:


Sprung CL, Annane D, Keh D, Moreno R, Singer M, Freivogel K, et al. Hydrocortisone therapy for patients with septic shock. New England Journal of Medicine [Internet]. 2008;358(2):111–24. Available from:


Sprung CL, Carmel S, Baras M, Cohen SL, Maia P, Beishuizen A, et al. Attitudes of European physicians, nurses, patients and families regarding end-of-life decisions: The ETHICATT study. Reply to A.M. Vrakking [9]. Intensive Care Medicine [Internet]. 2007;33(4):748. Available from:


Sprung CL, Carmel S, Sjokvist P, Baras M, Cohen SL, Maia P, et al. Attitudes of European physicians, nurses, patients, and families regarding end-of-life decisions: The ETHICATT study. Intensive Care Medicine [Internet]. 2007;33(1):104–10. Available from:


Ganz FD, Benbenishty J, Hersch M, Fischer A, Gurman G, Sprung CL. The impact of regional culture on intensive care end of life decision making: An Israeli perspective from the ETHICUS study. Journal of Medical Ethics [Internet]. 2006;32(4):196–9. Available from:


Benbenishty J, Ganz FD, Lippert A, Bulow HH, Wennberg E, Henderson B, et al. Nurse involvement in end-of-life decision making: The ETHICUS Study. Intensive Care Medicine [Internet]. 2006;32(1):129–32. Available from:


Benbenishty J, DeKeyser Ganz F, Adam S. Differences in European critical care nursing practice: A pilot study. Intensive and Critical Care Nursing [Internet]. 2005;21(3):172–8. Available from:


Benbenishty J, Klein N. Hospitals are not political battlegrounds. Reflections on nursing leadership / Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing [Internet]. 2004;30(1):9–10. Available from: