David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Geoffrey Hunt (ed.)
This book examines major ethical issues in nursing practice. Eschewing the abstract approaches of bioethics and medical ethics, it takes as its point of departure the difficulties nurses experience practicing within the confines of a bioethical model of health and illness and a hierarchical, technocratic health care system. The book's contributors discuss the role of the nurse in relation to issues of informed consent, privacy, dignity and confidentiality. The book also considers nursing accountability in relation to the contemporary Western health care system as a whole. New and critical essays examine the nature of professional codes, care, medical judgement, nursing research and the law. The contributors also deal openly and honestly with controversial issues faced by nurses such as euthanasia, the epidemiology of HIV and the care of the elderly.
|Keywords||Nursing ethics Ethics, Nursing|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$0.77 used (99% off) $35.83 new (29% off) $49.95 direct from Amazon Amazon page|
|Call number||RT85.E82 1994|
|ISBN(s)||0415081459 9780415081443 0415081440 9780415081450|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Helga Kuhse (1997). Caring: Nurses, Women, and Ethics. Blackwell Publishers.
Sioban Nelson & Suzanne Gordon (eds.) (2006). The Complexities of Care: Nursing Reconsidered. Cornell University Press.
Martin Benjamin (1992). Ethics in Nursing. Oxford University Press.
Ian E. Thompson, Kath M. Melia & Kenneth M. Boyd (eds.) (2006). Nursing Ethics. Churchill Livingstone Elsevier.
Margaret Keatings & Diana Dick (1989). Ethics and Politics of Resource Allocation: The Role of Nursing. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 8 (2-3):187 - 192.
Winifred Pinch & Amy Marie Haddad (eds.) (2008). Nursing and Health Care Ethics: A Legacy and a Vision. American Nurses Association.
Reginald H. Pyne (1998). Professional Discipline in Nursing, Midwifery, and Health Visiting: Including a Treatise on Professional Regulation. Blackwell Science.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads122 ( #9,713 of 1,413,475 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #155,015 of 1,413,475 )
How can I increase my downloads?