The lowest scoring item for moral distress frequency
was 'Increase the dose sedative/opiates for an unconscious patient that I believe could hasten the patients' death' (mean 1.32 [+ or -] 1.1) and the lowest scoring item for moral distress intensity was 'Avoid taking action when I learn that a physician or nurse colleague has made a medical error and does not report it' (mean, 1.50 [+ or -] 0.88).
The watch, aimed at aircraft pilots and world-travellers, features a special micro-transmitter that broadcasts on the international aviation distress frequency
and offers an additional chance of survival in case of accident.
Pilot Linton Chilcott received a radio call from a US warship on a distress frequency
, telling him he was in a restricted area and to change course at once.
A coastguard spokesman said: "At about 11.30pm we could hear that a vessel had an open microphone on Channel 16 ( our calling and distress frequency
A Man Overboard alarm unit, which is fitted to oil installations, then picks up the watch's distress frequency
Electronic rat scarer, operates at distress frequency
The main distress frequency
for sea-going vessels, Channel 16 VHF, was playing Moray Firth Radio's Breakfast Show instead of remaining open to take Mayday calls.