Nursing Ethics through the Life Span / Edition 4

Nursing Ethics through the Life Span / Edition 4

by Elsie Bandman Ed.D, Bertram Bandman BS, MA, Ph.D.
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0838569765

ISBN-13: 9780838569764

Pub. Date: 03/20/2001

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Using philosophical guidelines—and applying these guidelines throughout a patient's lifespan—this text assists readers in making ethically sound choices in nursing. It explores both traditional and contemporary ethical theories and acknowledges changing trends in the health field, incorporating issues such as managed care. Includes

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Using philosophical guidelines—and applying these guidelines throughout a patient's lifespan—this text assists readers in making ethically sound choices in nursing. It explores both traditional and contemporary ethical theories and acknowledges changing trends in the health field, incorporating issues such as managed care. Includes clinical case studies within each chapter. Incorporates a new organization in Part Two, in three sections entitled "Developmental Highlights," "Issues and Problems," and "Morally Reasoned Nursing Interventions." Provides new "What if?" questions throughout to help apply theory to real events. Offers extensive analysis of euthanasia and assisted suicide. Includes thorough coverage of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and its moral complexities. Discusses organ transplantation and experimental medical treatments in ethical context. Ideal for practicing nurses looking for a reference on professional ethics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838569764
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
03/20/2001
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
333
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.74(h) x 0.94(d)

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Table of Contents

I. MORAL PATHWAYS IN NURSING.

1. The Moral Significance of Nursing.

2. Models of Professional Relationships.

3. Self-Interest Morality.

4. Virtue Ethics in Nursing.

5. Consequentialist or Utilitarian Ethics.

6. Duty-Based Ethics: Universal Moral Principles.

7. Rights-Based Ethics.

8. Ethical Decision Making in Nursing.

II. NURSING ETHICS THROUGH THE LIFE SPAN.

9. Nursing Ethics in the Procreative Family.

10. Ethics and the Problem of Abortion.

11. Ethical Issues in the Nursing Care of Infants.

12. Ethical Issues in the Nursing Care of Children.

13. Ethical Issues in the Nursing Care of Adolescents.

14. Ethical Issues in the Nursing Care of Adults.

15. Ethical Issues in the Nursing Care of the Elderly.

16. Ethical Issues in the Nursing Care of the Dying.

Glossary of Selected Terms.

Appendix.

Index.

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