Ethics. Research. Community.

Ethical decision making in nursing and healthcare: the symphonological approach

Publisher Location:New York. 
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Record TypeBook
Edition3rd ed.
Physical Descriptionxxvi, 305 p.; 24 cm.
ContentsThe basics of ethical decision making. A critical history of ethics -- The nature of ethical context -- The ethical approach of professional and patient in the health care setting -- The professional/patient agreement -- The bioethical standards and their role as preconditions of the agreement -- The power of analysis through extremes. Beyond the basics--an extended perspective. The bioethical standards as lenses -- Apparent conflicts among the bioethical standards -- Virtue and its value. Advanced issues. Elements of human autonomy -- Advanced concepts in symphonological theory. Use of symphonology in roles other than direct patient care. The educator/student/patient agreement -- The administrator/health professional/patient agreement -- The researcher/subject agreement -- The professional/patient agreement and advance directives. Case study analyses. Analyses of dilemmas.