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Nursing Ethics

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ISBN-10: 0443101388

ISBN-13: 9780443101380

Edition: 5th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Ian E. Thompson, Kath M. Melia, Kenneth M. Boyd, Dorothy Horsburgh

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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. The authors have developed a holistic approach that explores: ethics in hospital and community settings, inter-disciplinary teamwork, ward and hospital management, nursing research, performance management and the political ethics of nursing administration, health service re-structuring and reform. The content has been substantially revised for this edition and significant new material added to reflect developments in theory and practice. covers a wide range of ethical issues - much more than just clinical dilemmas and decision-making skills a down-to-earth and practical approach to applied…    
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Book details

List price: $46.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 8/18/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 7.44" wide x 9.69" long x 0.26" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

The social context of nursing values
Moral issues in nursing and the ethics of nursing care
Becoming and being a nurse
Responsibility and accountability in nursing
Power-sharing and personal values in nursing ethics
Practical applications of nursing ethics
What are the key moral issues in health care?
Moral dilemmas in direct nurse-patient relationships
Moral dilemmas in nursing groups of patients
Ethics in health policy and administration
Nurses and society: responsibility for managing resources
Nurses and society: agents of health and a social policy
decision-making a moral theory
Making moral decisions and being able to justify them
The relevance of moral theory: justifying our moral beliefs