A Nursing Perspective
Written by Australia's foremost nursing ethics scholar, Bioethics: A Nursing Perspective comprehensibly addresses the ethical challenges, obligations and responsibilities nurses will encounter in practice.
With a strong emphasis on the principles and standards of human rights and social justice, the 7th edition examines the spectrum of bioethical issues in health care with a focus on patients' rights, cross-cultural ethics, vulnerability ethics, mental health ethics, professional conduct, patient safety and end-of-life ethics.
Coverage of the moral terrain of everyday practice, including:
Codes of Ethics and Codes of Conduct
End-of-life care, directives and legislation
Prejudice, discrimination and vulnerable populations
Elder abuse and child abuse
Future nursing ethics challenges
Case scenarios and critical questions to encourage reflection on key issues in practice
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