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Ethical Dimensions in the Health Professions

Ethical Dimensions in the Health Professions - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0721602431

Cover of Ethical Dimensions in the Health Professions 4TH 05 (ISBN 978-0721602431)
ISBN13: 978-0721602431
ISBN10: 0721602436
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 05
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
Published: 2005
International: No

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Ethical Dimensions in the Health Professions - 4TH 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0721602431

Ruth Purtilo

ISBN13: 978-0721602431
ISBN10: 0721602436
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 05
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.

Published: 2005
International: No
Summary

Carefully written to ensure successful use by all health care professionals, Ethical Dimensions in the Health Professions is still the only cross-disciplinary ethics book available. The new 4th edition of this bestselling title helps readers think critically and thoughtfully about ethical decisions they face in practice. Utilizing a unique 6-step decision making process designed by the author, this text provides an expert framework for making for making effective decisions.

Table of Contents

I. Introduction to Ethical Dimensions in the Health Professions

1. Morality and Ethics: What Are They and Why Do They Matter?
2. The Ethical Goal of Professional Practice and Prototypes of Ethical Problems
3. Ethics Theories and Approaches: All You Need to Know
4. A Six-Step Process of Ethical Decision Making in Arriving at a Caring Response

II. Ethical Dimensions of Professional Roles

5. Surviving Student Life Ethically
6. Surviving Professional Life Ethically
7. Living Ethically within Health Care Organizations
8. Living Ethically as a Member of the Health Care Team

III. Ethical Dimensions of the Professional-Patient Relationship

9. Why Honor Confidentiality?
10. Why So Much Emphasis on Truth Telling?
11. Why Care About Informed Consent?

IV. Ethical Dimensions of Chronic and End-of-Life Care

12. The Growing Ethical Challenges of Chronic and Long Term Care
13. Ethical Issues in End-of-Life Care

V. Ethical Dimensions of the Social Context of Health Care

14. Distributive Justice: Clinical Sources of Claims for Health Care
15. Compensatory Justice: Social Sources of Claims for Health Care
16. Good Citizenship and Your Professional Role: Life As Opportunity

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