Ethical Dimensions in the Health Professions

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Saunders, Jan 1, 1981 - Medical ethics - 224 pages
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The fourth edition of this bestselling title is designed to help you think critically and thoughtfully about ethical decisions you'll face in practice-in any health care discipline. Utilizing a unique 6-step decision making process designed by the author, this multi-disciplinary text provides an expert framework for making effective choices that lead to a professional and caring response to patients and clients.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION TO ETHICAL DIMENSIONS
1
HEALTH PROFESSIONAL AS INDIVIDUAL
23
HEALTH PROFESSIONAL AND PATIENT
47
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About the author (1981)

Ruth B. Purtilo, Ph.D., is the Mabel L. Criss Professor of Ethics and Director of the Center for Health Policy and Ethics at Creighton University Medical Center. Henk A.M.J. ten Have, M.D., Ph.D., is Professor of Medical Ethics at the University Medical Centre Nijmegen, The Netherlands, and Director of the Division of Ethics of Science and Technology, UNESCO, Paris.

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