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Ethical dimensions in the health professions / Ruth B. Purtilo, Regina F. Doherty.

Purtilo, Ruth B. (Author). Doherty, Regina F. (Added Author).
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Location: IAHS STACKS R724 .P82 2011
Barcode: 30731101099962
Status: Available

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  • ISBN: 9781437708967 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 143770896X (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 424 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: 5th ed.
  • Publisher: St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier/Saunders, c2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Morality and ethics : what are they and why do they matter? -- The ethical goal of professional practice : a caring response -- Prototypes of ethical problems -- Ethics theories and approaches : conceptual tools for ethical decision-making -- A six-step process of ethical decision making in arriving at a caring response -- Surviving student life ethically -- Surviving professional life ethically -- Living ethically within health care organizations -- Living ethically as a member of the health care team -- Why honor confidentiality? -- Communication and information sharing -- Informed consent in treatment and clinical research -- Ethical dimensions of chronic and end of life care -- Ethical issues in end of life care -- Distributive justice : clinical sources of claims for health care -- Compensatory and social justice : societal sources of claims for health care -- Professionals as good citizens : responsibility and opportunity.
Subject: Medical ethics.
Ethics, Professional.
Patient Rights > ethics.