Ethics in Nursing

Ethics in Nursing The Caring RelationshipEdition 3

Editors: By Verena Tschudin, RGN RM Dip.Couns. BSc(Hons) MA
ISBN: 9780750652650
Publication Date : Feb 19, 2003
Page Count: 272
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  • Description
  • About the Editor
  • Table of Contents
Description
This new edition of a highly regarded standard text continues to focus on an ethic of care, while significantly enhancing and strengthening its theoretical basis. Extensively revised and updated in both content and approach, the third edition:

o addresses many of the current pressing issues in nursing
o emphasises the importance of relationships in health care
o examines the process of decision making
o uses an four-questions model for ethical decision making
o offers material to stimulate discussion
o considers the international dimensions of nursing ethics
o includes the newly published NMC Code of Professional Conduct 2002


For nurses who practise primary nursing and who are therefore in a special relationship with their patients, this book is particularly appropriate. However, any nurse, whether qualified or in training, will find it easy to read, constructive and thought-provoking.
About the Editor
By Verena Tschudin, RGN RM Dip.Couns. BSc(Hons) MA, Editor, Nursing Ethics; Lecturer/Tutor in Nursing Ethics, University of Surrey, UK
Table of Contents
Preface to the third edition; Caring: a basis for ethics; The caring relationship; Values and value-statements; Ethical theories; Responsibilities and rights; Making ethical decisions; Ethical issues in nursing; Ethical dilemmas; Ethics and the future; References; Index.