This well-known core text on nursing ethics provides an in-depth exploration of nursing ethics content from the western philosophical tradition along with some of the methods used in teaching this content. It addresses cross-cultural issues in using specific ethics content. It also discusses the downside to the present dualism model in nursing ethics and replaces this with a more complex and useful model that invites debate.
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.
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- 19th February 2003
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Editor, Nursing Ethics; Lecturer/Tutor in Nursing Ethics, University of Surrey, UK