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    Emotion, Moral Perception, and Nursing Practice.P. Anne Scott - 2000 - Nursing Philosophy 1 (2):123-133.
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    Resource Allocation and Rationing in Nursing Care: A Discussion Paper.P. Anne Scott, Clare Harvey, Heike Felzmann, Riitta Suhonen, Monika Habermann, Kristin Halvorsen, Karin Christiansen, Luisa Toffoli & Evridiki Papastavrou - forthcoming - Nursing Ethics:096973301875983.
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    Patient Autonomy and Choice in Healthcare: Self-Testing Devices as a Case in Point.Anna-Marie Greaney, Dónal P. O’Mathúna & P. Anne Scott - 2012 - Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 15 (4):383-395.
    This paper aims to critique the phenomenon of advanced patient autonomy and choice in healthcare within the specific context of self-testing devices. A growing number of self-testing medical devices are currently available for home use. The premise underpinning many of these devices is that they assist individuals to be more autonomous in the assessment and management of their health. Increased patient autonomy is assumed to be a good thing. We take issue with this assumption and argue that self-testing provides a (...)
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    Niven and Scott : Sixteen Years of Hindsight.P. Anne Scott - forthcoming - Nursing Philosophy:e12250.
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    Perceptions of Autonomy, Privacy and Informed Consent in the Care of Elderly People in Five European Countries: Comparison and Implications for the Future.Helena Leino-Kilpi, Maritta Välimäki, Theo Dassen, Maria Gasull, Chryssoula Lemonidou, P. Anne Scott, Anja Schopp, Marianne Arndt & Anne Kaljonen - 2003 - Nursing Ethics 10 (1):58-66.
    This article discusses nurses’ and elderly patients’ perceptions of the realization of autonomy, privacy and informed consent in five European countries. Comparisons between the concepts and the countries indicated that both nurses and patients gave the highest ratings to privacy and the lowest to informed consent. There were differences between countries. According to the patient data, autonomy is best realized in Spain, privacy in the UK (Scotland), and informed consent in Finland. For the staff data, the best results tended to (...)
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    Diagnostic Self-Testing: Autonomous Choices and Relational Responsibilities.Alan J. Kearns, Dónal P. O'mathúna & P. Anne Scott - 2010 - Bioethics 24 (4):199-207.
    Diagnostic self-testing devices are being developed for many illnesses, chronic diseases and infections. These will be used in hospitals, at point-of-care facilities and at home. Designed to allow earlier detection of diseases, self-testing diagnostic devices may improve disease prevention, slow the progression of disease and facilitate better treatment outcomes. These devices have the potential to benefit both the individual and society by enabling individuals to take a more proactive role in the maintenance of their health and by helping society improve (...)
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    Perceptions of Autonomy in the Care of Elderly People in Five European Countries.P. Anne Scott, Maritta Välimäki, Helena Leino-Kilpi, Theo Dassen, Maria Gasull, Chryssoula Lemonidou, Marianne Arndt, Anja Schopp, Riitta Suhonen & Anne Kaljonen - 2003 - Nursing Ethics 10 (1):28-38.
    The focus of this article is perceptions of elderly patients and nurses regarding patients’ autonomy in nursing practice. Autonomy is empirically defined as having two components: information received/given as a prerequisite and decision making as the action. The results indicated differences between staff and patient perceptions of patient autonomy for both components in all five countries in which this survey was conducted. There were also differences between countries in the perceptions of patients and nurses regarding the frequency with which patients (...)
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    Perceptions of Privacy in the Care of Elderly People in Five European Countries.Anja Schopp, Helena Leino-Kilpi, Maritta Välimäki, Theo Dassen, Maria Gasull, Chryssoula Lemonidou, P. Anne Scott, Marianne Arndt & Anne Kaljonen - 2003 - Nursing Ethics 10 (1):39-47.
    The focus of this article is on elderly patients’ and nursing staff perceptions of privacy in the care of elderly patients/residents in five European countries. Privacy includes physical, social and informational elements. The results show that perceptions of privacy were strongest in the UK (Scotland) and weakest in Greece. Country comparisons revealed statistically significant differences between the perceptions of elderly patients and also between those of nurses working in the same ward or long-term care facility. Perceptions of privacy by patients (...)
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    Aristotle, Nursing and Health Care Ethics.P. Anne Scott - 1995 - Nursing Ethics 2 (4):279-285.
    Even a brief consideration of the nature of nursing will indicate that an ethical dimension underlies much, if not all, of nursing practice. It is therefore important that students and practitioners are facilitated in developing an ethical awareness and sensitivity from early in their professional development. This paper argues that Aristotelian virtue theory provides a practice-based focus for health care ethics for a number of reasons. Also, because of his emphasis on the character of the moral agent, and on the (...)
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    Modes of Rationality in Nursing Documentation: Biology, Biography and the 'Voice of Nursing'.Abbey Hyde, Margaret Treacy, P. Anne Scott, Michelle Butler, Jonathan Drennan, Kate Irving, Anne Byrne, Padraig MacNeela & Marian Hanrahan - 2005 - Nursing Inquiry 12 (2):66-77.
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    Ethics Education and Nursing Practice.P. Anne Scott - 1996 - Nursing Ethics 3 (1):53-63.
    This paper suggests that a consideration of health care practice is a necessary step in gaining insight into the appropriate composition of an ethics course for students in the health care professional. Health care practice, if it responds to the needs of society, is dynamic in nature. In the current climate of change in the health service, the author sug gests that the nursing profession needs to become more proactive in analysing and attempting to determine the future shape of nursing. (...)
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    Perceptions of Informed Consent in the Care of Elderly People in Five European Countries.Anja Schopp, Maritta Välimäki, Helena Leino-Kilpi, Theo Dassen, Maria Gasull, Chryssoula Lemonidou, P. Anne Scott, Marianne Arndt & Anne Kaljonen - 2003 - Nursing Ethics 10 (1):48-57.
    The focus of this article is on elderly patients’ and nursing staff perceptions of informed consent in the care of elderly patients/residents in five European countries. The results suggest that patients and nurses differ in their views on how informed consent is implemented. Among elderly patients the highest frequency for securing informed consent was reported in Finland; the lowest was in Germany. In contrast, among nurses, the highest frequency was reported in the UK (Scotland) and the lowest in Finland. In (...)
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    Perceptions of Autonomy, Privacy and Informed Consent in the Care of Elderly People in Five European Countries: General Overview.Helena Leino-Kilpi, Maritta Välimäki, Theo Dassen, Maria Gasull, Chryssoula Lemonidou, Anja Schopp, P. Anne Scott, Marianne Arndt & Anne Kaljonen - 2003 - Nursing Ethics 10 (1):18-27.
    Ethical issues in the care of elderly people have been identified in many countries. We report the findings of a comparative research project funded by the European Commission, which took place between 1998 and 2001. The project explored the issues of autonomy (part I), privacy (part II) and informed consent (part III) in nursing practice. Data were collected from elderly residents/patients (n = 573) and nursing staff (n = 887) in five European countries: Finland, Spain, Greece, Germany and the UK (...)
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    Perceiving the Moral Dimension of Practice: Insights From Murdoch, Vetlesen, and Aristotle.P. Anne Scott - 2006 - Nursing Philosophy 7 (3):137-145.
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    What Makes a Good Nurse: Why the Virtues Are Important for Nurses.P. Anne Scott - 2013 - Nursing Philosophy 14 (1):70-73.
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    Professional Ethics: Are We on the Wrong Track?P. Anne Scott - 1998 - Nursing Ethics 5 (6):477-485.
    Are we on the wrong track, in terms of our expectations of a code of practice, professional ethics teaching or the wider field of moral philosophy, in our search for clear answers to the ethical problems that arise in clinical practice; or are we simply wrong in believing that there are always clear answers? This article examines a particular case, an account of which appeared in Nursing Standard at the end of 1996. The conclusion reached is that we are likely (...)
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    Perspectives on Midwifery Power: An Exploration of the Findings of the Inquiry Into Peripartum Hysterectomy at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, Ireland.Anne Matthews & P. Anne Scott - 2008 - Nursing Inquiry 15 (2):127-134.
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    What is Nursing in the 21st Century and What Does the 21st Century Health System Require of Nursing?P. Anne Scott, Anne Matthews & Marcia Kirwan - 2014 - Nursing Philosophy 15 (1):23-34.
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    Autonomy, Power, and Control in Palliative Care.P. Anne Scott - 1999 - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 8 (2):139-147.
    A review of the literature on palliative care in the United Kingdom over the last fifteen years suggests that elements such as the development of the modern hospice, on the model developed by Cicely Saunders, have led to major improvements in the lot of the terminally ill.
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    Book Review: Informed Consent in Medical Research. [REVIEW]P. Anne Scott - 2002 - Nursing Ethics 9 (4):452-453.
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    Nursing Minimum Data Sets: A Conceptual Analysis and Review.Padraig Mac Neela, P. Anne Scott, Margaret P. Treacy & Abbey Hyde - 2006 - Nursing Inquiry 13 (1):44-51.
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    Do We Still Need Doctors?P. Anne Scott - 2001 - Nursing Philosophy 2 (1):90-91.
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    Understanding Ethical Failures in Leadership.P. Anne Scott - 2007 - Nursing Philosophy 8 (2):144–146.