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  1. Everyday Ethics in the Care of Elderly People.Ingrid Ågren Bolmsjö, Lars Sandman & Edith Andersson - 2006 - Nursing Ethics 13 (3):249-263.
    This article analyses the general ethical milieu in a nursing home for elderly residents and provides a decision-making model for analysing the ethical situations that arise. It considers what it means for the residents to live together and for the staff to be in ethically problematic situations when caring for residents. An interpretative phenomenological approach and Sandman’s ethical model proved useful for this purpose. Systematic observations were carried out and interpretation of the general ethical milieu was summarized as ‘being in (...)
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    Everyday Ethical Problems in Dementia Care: A Teleological Model.Ingrid Ågren Bolmsjö, Anna-Karin Edberg & Lars Sandman - 2006 - Nursing Ethics 13 (4):340-359.
    In this article, a teleological model for analysis of everyday ethical situations in dementia care is used to analyse and clarify perennial ethical problems in nursing home care for persons with dementia. This is done with the aim of describing how such a model could be useful in a concrete care context. The model was developed by Sandman and is based on four aspects: the goal; ethical side-constraints to what can be done to realize such a goal; structural constraints; and (...)
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    Ethical Considerations of Refusing Nutrition After Stroke.Lars Sandman, Ingrid Ågren Bolmsjö & Albert Westergren - 2008 - Nursing Ethics 15 (2):147-159.
    The aim of this article is to analyse and discuss the ethically problematic conflict raised by patients with stroke who refuse nutritional treatment. In analysing this conflict, the focus is on four different aspects: (1) Is nutritional treatment biologically necessary? (2) If necessary, is the reason for refusal a functional disability, lack of appetite or motivation, misunderstanding of the situation or a genuine conflict of values? (3) If the latter, what values are involved in the conflict? (4) How should we (...)
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