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Quick Look Nursing: Ethics And Conflict, 2nd Edition

  • Kathleen Ouimet Perrin
  • James McGhee
  • ISBN-10: 1449603300
  • ISBN-13: 9781449603304
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2008 Published
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About the Product

Quick Look Nursing: Ethics and Conflict, Second Edition presents ethical issues and case studies from the perspective of nurses. It guides nurses on what to do when patients, family, and physicians have varying perspectives on what care should be provided and when and how they should intervene to protect an elderly person from a hazardous living situation. This text is the ideal quick reference to prepare nurses for health care ethical dilemmas of health care in today’s complex environment. Topics include: Justice in the allocation of health care services (including nursing services) Patient safety addressed with a discussion of how to respond to errors made by members of the health care team Issues inherent in group decision making for a patient


  • Important pedagogical features:-Critical thinking questions and multiple case studies in each chapter-Quick look at chapter ahead-Highlighted key points-NCLEX-Style Questions

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Health Care Ethics
Chapter 2: Encountering an Ethical Dilemma
Chapter 3: Beginning of Life Issues
Chapter 4: Health Maintenance Across the Life Span
Chapter 5: How Should Health Care Resources be Allocated?
Chapter 6: Encountering Unjust, Incompetent, or Illegal Behavior
Chapter 7: Ethical Issues at the End of Life

Appendix A American Nurses Association Code of Ethics for Nurses