Nursing Ethics E-Book

  • Churchill Livingstone
  • 2006
  • Elektronisk medie
  • 432
  • eng
  • 5
  • 9780702033452

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 skillsa down-to-earth and practical approach to applied ethicsuser-friendly layoutmaterial on moral theory kept to a minimum (but dealt with thoroughly at the end of the book)focuses on ethical issues in nursing and case studies taken from nursing practice i.e. the concrete concerns of nurses and other front-line workerspedagogical features include: chapter aims, learning outcomes and further reading for possible essay, tutorial and project topicsalso useful as a general work of reference on ethic in health careAn up-to-date analysis of professions in the context of modernity, to enable health professionals to make sense of global cultural & social developmentsAn analysis of the ethics of evidence-based practiceAn examination of professional accountability and ethics in performance management to help practitioners/managers understand the ethical basis of managementuseful web links and teaching notes on a dedicated website: