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