Ethical Dimensions In The Health Professions

Paperback | November 24, 2015

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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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 ethica...

Format: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