Ethical Dimensions In The Health Professions by Regina F. DohertyEthical Dimensions In The Health Professions by Regina F. Doherty

Ethical Dimensions In The Health Professions

byRegina F. Doherty, Ruth B. PurtiloEditorRegina F. Doherty

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Learn to recognize, understand, and resolve ethical problems in the workplace withEthical Dimensions in the Health Professions, 6thEdition . Ideal for all practicing and aspiring healthcare professionals, this unique text gives readers a solid foundation in basic ethical theory, the terms and concepts of ethics, and the numerous ethical issues surrounding health care today. The new sixth edition centers on the six-step decision-making process and includes expanded patient case studies and an increased emphasis on working within inter-professional care teams toward the resolution of ethical problems. With all of its tools and guidance,Ethical Dimensionsgives readers the framework needed to make ethical and effective choices in the workplace.

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Title:Ethical Dimensions In The Health ProfessionsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:November 24, 2015Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:032332892X

ISBN - 13:9780323328920

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Table of Contents

Section 1: Introduction to Ethical Dimensions in the Health Professions
1. Morality and Ethics: What They Are and Why They Matter
2. The Ethical Goal of Professional Practice: A Caring Response
3. Prototypes of Ethical Problems
4. Ethics Theories and Approaches: Conceptual Tools for Ethical Decision Making
5. A Six-Step Process of Ethical Decision Making
Section 2: Ethical Dimensions of Professional Roles
6. Surviving Professional Life Ethically
7. Living Ethically as a Member of the Interprofessional Care Team
8. Living Ethically Within Health Care Organizations
Section 3: Ethical Dimensions of the Professional-Patient Relationship
9. Honoring Confidentiality
10. Communication and Information Sharing
11. Informed Consent in Treatment and Clinical Research
Section 4: Ethical Dimensions of Chronic and End-of-Life Care
12. Ethical Issues in Chronic Care and Disability
13. Ethical Issues in End-of-Life Care
Section 5: Ethical Dimensions of the Social Context of Health Care
14. Distributive Justice: Clinical Sources of Claims for Health Care
15. Compensatory and Social Justice: Societal Sources of Claims for Health Care
16. Professionals as Good Citizens: Responsibility and Opportunity