Legal and Ethical Issues: To Know, To Reason, To Act, An Issue of Nursing Clinics

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The Legal and Ethical Issue, Guest Edited by Dana Bjarnason and Michele A. Carter, focuses on: Moral Accountability and Integrity in Nursing Practice; Care and Meaning in War Zone Nursing; Reflections on Delegation; Transcultural Nursing Practices; Information Technology; Science, Art or Both; Health Care Equity; Trust, Power and Vulnerability; Moral Certitude; and Nursing Responsibilities in Clinical Research.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781437712469
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 12/17/2009
  • Series: Clinics: Nursing Series
  • Pages: 394
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface Dana Bjarnason Michele A. Carter xi

Trust, Power, and Vulnerability: A Discourse on Helping in Nursing Michele A. Carter 393

Personal Conscience and the Problem of Moral Certitude Cheryl Ellis Vaiani 407

Art, Science, or Both? Keeping the Care in Nursing Tayray Jasmine 415

Moral Accountability and Integrity in Nursing Practice Cynthia Ann LaSala 423

Nursing Advocacy in a Postgenomic Age Rebekah Hamilton 435

Healing During Existential Moments: The "Art" of Nursing Presence Karen Iseminger Francesca Levitt Lisa Kirk 447

Thoughtful Nursing Practice: Reflections on Nurse Delegation Decision-Making Leigh Ann Mclnnis Lynn C. Parsons 461

Science, Technology, and Innovation: Nursing Responsibilities in Clinical Research Christine Grady Maureen Edgerly 471

Care and Meaning in War Zone Nursing Ernestine (Tina) Cuellar 483

Perspectives on Transcultural Care Dana Bjarnason JoAnn Mick Julia A. Thompson Elizabeth Cloyd 495

From Means to Ends: Artificial Nutrition and Hydration Cheryl Monturo Kevin Hook 505

Nursing, Religiosity, and End-of-Life Care: Interconnections and Implications Dana Bjarnason 517

Index 527

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