David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Nursing Ethics 20 (1):0969733012452687 (2012)
Ethics support in primary health care has been sparser than in hospitals, the need for ethics support is probably no less. We have, however, limited knowledge about how to develop ethics support that responds to primary health-care workers’ needs. In this article, we present a survey with a mixture of closed- and open-ended questions concerning: How frequent and how distressed various types of ethical challenges make the primary health-care workers feel, how important they think it is to deal with these challenges better and what kind of ethics support they want. Five primary health-care institutions participated. Ethical challenges seem to be prominent and common. Most frequently, the participants experienced ethical challenges related to scarce resources and lack of knowledge and skills. Furthermore, ethical challenges related to communication and decision making were common. The participants welcomed ethics support responding to their challenges and being integrated in their daily practices
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
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
M. R. Hunt, L. Schwartz & L. Elit (2012). Experience of Ethics Training and Support for Health Care Professionals in International Aid Work. Public Health Ethics 5 (1):91-99.
L. Schwartz, M. Hunt, C. Sinding, L. Elit, L. Redwood-Campbell, N. Adelson & S. de Laat (2012). Models for Humanitarian Health Care Ethics. Public Health Ethics 5 (1):81-90.
Mark Coeckelbergh (2010). Health Care, Capabilities, and Ai Assistive Technologies. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 13 (2):181 - 190.
Jean-Paul Moatti (1999). Ethical Issues in the Economic Assessment of Health Care Technologies. Health Care Analysis 7 (2):153-165.
Erich H. Loewy (1999). Health-Care Systems and Ethics: What Can We Learn? [REVIEW] Health Care Analysis 7 (4):309-320.
Jessica Pierce (2004). The Ethics of Environmentally Responsible Health Care. Oxford University Press.
Fitzhugh Mullan, Seble Frehywot & Laura J. Jolley (2008). Aging, Primary Care, and Self-Sufficiency: Health Care Workforce Challenges Ahead. Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 36 (4):703-708.
Matthew R. Hunt (2008). Ethics Beyond Borders: How Health Professionals Experience Ethics in Humanitarian Assistance and Development Work. Developing World Bioethics 8 (2):59-69.
Jonathan Breslin, Susan MacRae, Jennifer Bell & Peter Singer (2005). Top 10 Health Care Ethics Challenges Facing the Public: Views of Toronto Bioethicists. [REVIEW] BMC Medical Ethics 6 (1):1-8.
Catherine Anne Berglund (2004). Ethics for Health Care. Oxford University Press.
Ole Frithjof Norheim (1995). The Norwegian Welfare State in Transition: Rationing and Plurality of Values as Ethical Challenges for the Health Care System. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 20 (6):639-655.
Matthew Hunt, Ethics Beyond Borders : How Canadian Health Professionals Experience Ethics in Humanitarian Assistance and Development Work.
Bjørn Hofmann (2005). On Value-Judgements and Ethics in Health Technology Assessment. Poiesis and Praxis 3 (4):277-295.
John S. Furler & Victoria J. Palmer (2010). The Ethics of Everyday Practice in Primary Medical Care: Responding to Social Health Inequities. Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 5 (1):1-8.
P. Nortvedt (2003). Levinas, Justice and Health Care. Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 6 (1):25-34.
Added to index2012-08-24
Total downloads2 ( #411,440 of 1,692,428 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #184,284 of 1,692,428 )
How can I increase my downloads?