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Author Fowler, Marsha

Title Ethics at the bedside : a source book for the critical care nurse / [edited by] Marsha D.M. Fowler, June Levine-Ariff ; American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
Published Philadelphia, Pennsylvanie : J.B. Lippincott, 1987


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Description xvii, 270 pages ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Treatment or torture: why critical care? -- 2. Introduction to ethics and ethical theory: a road map to the discipline -- 3. Autonomy, advocacy and accountability: ethics at the bedside -- 4. The boundaries of intervention: issues in the non-infliction of harm -- 5. Questions of risk, duty and paternalism: problems of beneficence -- 6. Fidelity and veracity: questions of promise keeping, truth telling and loyalty -- 7. Justice and the allocation of scarce nursing resources in critical care nursing -- 8. Duties to self: professional nursing in the critical care unit -- 9. Values: the cornerstone of nursing's moral art -- 10. Legal reflections on ethics -- 11. Piecing together the ethical puzzle: operationalalizing nursing ethics in critical care
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 253-260
Subject Intensive care nursing -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Nursing ethics.
Critical Care.
Ethics, Nursing.
Author Fowler, Marsha Diane Mary.
Levine-Ariff, June.
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.
LC no. 87004112
ISBN 0397546424 (paperback)
Other Titles American Association of Critical-Care Nurses