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Concepts and Cases in Nursing Ethics - 2nd edition

by Michael Ed. Yeo and Anne Ed. Moorhouse

Concepts and Cases in Nursing Ethics (ISBN10: 1551110822; ISBN13: 9781551110820)
ISBN13: 978-1551110820
ISBN10: 1551110822

Summary: Most of the current literature on bioethics or applied ethics in a medical context focus on the physician or the patient. In Nursing Ethics, Michael Yeo, Anne Moorhouse and their co-authors provide an overview of the one aspect of the healthcare system that is often overlooked--the ethical dilemmas faced by the nurses who work in the 'front-lines' of the health care system. But while the book is aimed at nurses and nursing, much of what is discussed generalizable to ...show moreany health care practitioner or practice.

For the second edition the introduction has been expanded to more fully explain and set in context such concepts as utilitarianism and rights-based theories. The autonomy chapter has been substantially revised, and there is new material on beneficence, on scarce resources, and on caring as an ethical framework.

Topics and Cases Discussed: Ethical Theory
Beneficence
Autonomy
Truthfulness
Confidentiality
Justice
Integrity
Appendices

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Edition/Copyright: 2ND 96
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Broadview Press
Year Published: 1996
International: No

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