Applied Ethics in Nursing
Vicki Lachman, PhD, MBE, APRN
Springer Publishing Company, Nov 10, 2005 - Medical - 328 pages
Designated a Doody's Core Title!
What constitutes "informed consent"?
Applied Ethics in Nursing provides an easily understandable guide to the kind of ethical dilemmas you face in practice. Using a question-and-answer format along with numerous case studies, this text offers best practices and strategies for approaching the difficult problems commonly found in clinical practice.
This book also addresses organizational and institutional issues that can confound or promote ethically sound decision making. Each chapter ends with a resource list of websites and recommendations for further reading. The American Nurses' Association Code of Ethics for Nurses is used as a guide throughout, along with standards and guidelines from other major healthcare and governmental organizations.