Handbook for Rural Health Care Ethics: A Practical Guide for Professionals

Handbook for Rural Health Care Ethics: A Practical Guide for Professionals

by William A. Nelson (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781584659587
Publisher: Dartmouth College Press
Publication date: 08/10/2010
Pages: 378
Sales rank: 644,421
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author


WILLIAM A. NELSON, Ph.D. is director of Rural Ethics Initiatives, and associate professor of community and family medicine as well as the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice at Dartmouth Medical School.

Table of Contents


RURAL HEALTH CARE ETHICS • Introduction – William A. Nelson • A Landscape View of Life and Health Care in Rural Settings – Angeline Bushy • The Ethical Life of Rural Health Care Professionals – Ruth B. Purtilo • “Doing” Ethics in Rural Health Care Institutions – Jacqueline J. Glover • COMMON ETHICS ISSUES IN RURAL COMMUNITIES • Ethics Conflicts in Rural Communities: Patient-Provider Relationships – Rachel Davis, Laura Weiss Roberts • Ethics Conflicts in Rural Communities: Overlapping Roles – Andrew Pomerantz • Ethics Conflicts in Rural Communities: Privacy and Confidentiality – Tom Townsend • Ethics Conflicts in Rural Communities: Shared Decision-Making – Denise Niemira • Ethics Conflicts in Rural Communities: Allocation of Scarce Resources – Paul B. Gardent, Susan A. Reeves • Ethics Conflicts in Rural Communities: Stigma and Illness – Aruna Tummala, Laura Weiss Roberts • Ethics Conflicts in Rural Communities: End-of-Life Decision-Making – Denise Niemira, Tom Townsend • Ethics Conflicts in Rural Communities: Recognizing and Disclosing Medical Errors – Ann Freeman Cook, Helena Hoas • Ethics Conflicts in Rural Communities: Reproductive Health Care – Barbara Elliott, Ruth Westra • Ethics Conflicts in Rural Communities: Health Information Technology – David A. Fleming • RURAL ETHICS RESOURCES • Practical Strategies for Addressing and Preventing Ethics Issues in Rural Settings – William A. Nelson, Karen E. Schifferdecker • Developing Rural Ethics Networks – Lisa Anderson-Shaw, Jacqueline J. Glover • Rural Health Care Ethics: A Selected Bibliography – Mary Ann Greene

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