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cover image - Bioethics - Elsevier ebook on VitalSource,7th Edition
ISBN: 9780729587655
Page Count: 483
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $58.95

Bioethics - Elsevier ebook on VitalSource, 7th Edition

by Megan-Jane Johnstone, PhD, BA, RN

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Bioethics - Elsevier ebook on VitalSource,7th Edition
ISBN: 9780729587655
Page Count: 483
Imprint: Elsevier
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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.

  • 1.Professional standards and the requirement to be ethical
    2.Ethics, bioethics and nursing ethics: some working definitions
    3.Moral theory and the ethical practice of nursing
    4.Cross cultural ethics and the ethical practice of nursing
    5.Moral problems and moral decision-making in nursing and health care contexts
    6.Ethics, dehumanisation and vulnerable populations
    7.Patients’ rights to and in health care
    8.Ethical issues in mental health care
    9.Ethical issues in end-of-life care  
    10.The moral politics of abortion and euthanasia
    11.Professional judgment, moral quandaries and taking ‘appropriate action’
    12.Professional obligations to report harmful behaviours: risks to patient safety, child abuse and elder abuse
    13.Nursing ethics futures – challenges in the 21st century
  • Megan-Jane Johnstone, PhD, BA, RN, Independent Scholar
    Formerly Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia
    Currently Adjunct Member, Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, Deakin University, Melbourne
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