Case studies in nursing ethics by Sara T. Fry, Robert M. Veatch, Carol R. Taylor

By Sara T. Fry, Robert M. Veatch, Carol R. Taylor

Because the health professional in closest touch with either the sufferer and the doctor, nurses face biomedical moral difficulties in particular methods. for this reason, Case experiences in Nursing Ethics offers easy moral ideas and particular advice for employing those ideas in nursing perform, via research of over a hundred and fifty genuine case examine conflicts that experience happened in nursing perform. every one case research permits readers to strengthen their very own ways to the solution of moral clash and to mirror on how the traditions of moral notion directions follow to the placement. The Fourth variation has been thoroughly revised and up to date. It comprises new chapters, one on ethical Integrity and ethical misery which incorporates AACN version of ethical misery and paintings and one on admire which addresses numerous facets of the final challenge of revealing admire for sufferers and others. it is also been up-to-date with new case reviews, new "Critical considering Questions" and "Research Briefs" packing containers all through, in addition to citations, thesaurus, and net assets in overall healthiness care ethics.

Show description

Read or Download Case studies in nursing ethics PDF

Similar health & medical law books

Disputing Doctors

* What are sufferer studies of constructing court cases opposed to medical professionals and what do they search to accomplish? * How do medical professionals and bosses reply to proceedings and what do their responses demonstrate in regards to the implicit tensions within the doctor-patient dating? * what's the importance of the expanding prevalence of disputes for ways to the supply of remedy?

Problems in Health Care Law, Ninth Edition

The 9th variation Of difficulties In wellbeing and fitness Care legislation Has Been commonly up to date And Restructured to make use of the issues method. This vintage publication intentionally Seeks To nation Expressly the final ideas - either one of The Underlying Conflicting Public regulations And The criminal strategies to these difficulties.

Inalienable Rights: The Limits of Consent in Medicine and the Law

This e-book explains what inalienable rights are and the way they limit the habit in their possessors. McConnell develops compelling arguments to help the inalienability of the ideal to existence, the best of judgment of right and wrong, and a reliable person's correct to not have clinical therapy administered with out consent.

Uncertain Causation in Medical Liability

Proving the reason for the plaintiff's harm in own harm litigation frequently involves major demanding situations, rather while technological know-how can't determine the reason for a organic phenomenon or whilst the character of this reason is controversial. This challenge is usually encountered in clinical malpractice circumstances, the place the restrictions of clinical wisdom are nonetheless huge.

Additional resources for Case studies in nursing ethics

Sample text

Yet, upon reflection, it is clear that evaluations took place throughout Ms. Howard’s interaction with Mr. Livingston. The brief case report presented here is full of value judgments. Mr. Livingston’s life was a good life. He was suffering from carcinoma of the prostate and from partial paralysis. Suffering must necessarily be considered an evaluation. One cannot suffer and judge the sensation to be good in this respect. The evaluations continue in the account of the immediate problem facing Ms.

Bennington’s judgments in selecting nurse midwifery, independent practice, and home birth over hospital delivery all indicate nonmoral evaluations made on the basis of personal preference or tastes. The judgments of Mr. and Mrs. Owens are based on similar nonmoral evaluations. Even the conflict between physical and psychologic benefits and harms posed by home delivery versus hospital delivery is nonmoral. Neither set of judgments possesses any of the characteristics of moral evaluations. But as we have already demonstrated, nonmoral conflict can easily lead one into the realm of ethics and ethical conflict.

Ortega was your patient, which action(s) would you take? 2. What factors would be important to you in making decisions about Mr. Ortega’s care? Identifying Ethical Conflicts 19 The Rights of the Patient vs the Welfare of the Patient Not all ethical problems faced by the nurse involve conflict between the welfare of the patient and the welfare of others. Often the consequences to other parties are not really an issue; the problem is rather that the nurse sees several courses of action open in which different interests, claims, or rights of the patient seem to be in conflict.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.65 of 5 – based on 9 votes