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Title:
Ethical dilemmas and nursing practice
Author:
Davis, Anne J., 1931-
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Publication Information:
New York : Appleton-Century-Crofts, [1978]

©1978
Physical Description:
ix, 238 pages : 23 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780838522738
Format :
Book

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Central Library RT85 .D33 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Non circulating
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KEY BENEFIT: " Valuable guide, helps develop the critical thinking skills needed to become effective patient advocates. Pinpointing the systematic methods of reasoning through an ethical dilemma, this is the ultimate resource to resolving ethical issues in a system undergoing fundamental change. KEY TOPICS: " The fourth edition reflects contemporary issues such as informed consent, abortion, death and dying, and behavior control. Numerous case studies are also included. Nurses, nursing students, physicians and clergy. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.


Table of Contents

1 Health Care Ethics and Ethical Dilemmas
2 Nursing's Ethics
3 Values Clarification, Moral Development, and Other Considerations in Understanding Health Care Ethics
4 Selected Ethical Approaches: Theories and Concepts
5 Professional Ethics and Institutional Constraints in Nursing Practice
6 Rights, Responsibilities, and Health Care
7 Ethical Principles of Informed Consent
8 Abortion
9 Dying and Death
10 Behavior Control
11 Mental Retardation
12 Policy, Ethics, and Health Care

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