Ethical Dilemmas and Nursing Practice

Paperback | July 15, 2009

byAnne J. Davis, Deborah Fowler, Mila A. Arosker

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This 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. The fourth edition reflects contemporary issues such as informed consent, abortion, death and dying, and behavior control. Numerous case studies are also included

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This 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. The fourth edition reflects contemporary issues suc...

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  Ethical Dilemmas and Nursing Practice 5e   Anne J. Davis RN, PhD, DSc (hon), FAANMarsha D. Fowler, PhD, MDiv, MS, RN, FAANMila Ann Aroskar, EdD, DSc (hon)   Since the first edition of this important book published in 1978, the limits of health care have expanded, and the types of ethical dilemmas facing nurses have increased....

Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9 × 6.9 × 0.6 inPublished:July 15, 2009Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0130929735

ISBN - 13:9780130929730

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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. Self-Determination


 8. Reproducing Life 


 9. Dying and Death


10. Behavior Control


11. Mental Retardation


12. Policy, Ethics, and Health Care