Bioethical decision making in nursing / Gladys L. Husted, PhD, MSNEd, RN, James H. Husted, Carrie J. Scotto, PhD, RN, Kimberly M. Wolf, PhD, PMHCNS-BC.
Contributor(s): Husted, James H | Scotto, Carrie J [author.] | Wolf, Kimberly M [author.].Material type: TextPublisher: New York : Springer Publishing Company, 2015Edition: Fifth edition.Description: xv, 287 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780826171436; 0826171435; 9780826130143; 0826130143.Subject(s): Nursing ethics | Nursing -- Decision makingDDC classification: 174/.2
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Preceded by Ethical decision making in nursing and health care / by James H. Husted, Gladys L. Husted. 4th ed. c2008.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Ethical foundations -- The ethical journey taken by patient and nurse -- The nurse/patient agreement -- The bioethical standards and their role as preconditions of the agreement -- The nature of the ethical context -- Contemporary ethical systems -- Nursing practice intersections : legal decision making within a symphonological ethical perspective / Suzanne Edgett Collins -- Practice-based ethics and the bioethical standards as lenses -- Moral distress -- The power of analysis through extremes -- Elements of human autonomy -- Virtues as resources -- Analyses of dilemmas.
Grounded in the concept of "symphonia"--The study of agreements between health care professionals and patients and the ethical implications of these agreements--this practical guide provides a systematic approach to bioethical decision-making that can help nurses engage with patients to make difficult ethical decisions in situations where "right" and "wrong" are not clearly defined.--From publisher description.