Nursing Ethics in Everyday Practice

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Author: Connie Ulrich, PhD, RN, FAAN
Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
Publisher: Sigma Theta Tau International
Publication Date: 2012
ISBN 10: 1935476505
ISBN 13: 9781935476504
eISBN: 9781935476511
Edition: 1st
Written specifically for nurses who are at the front lines of health care in hospitals, outpatient clinics, surgery centers, home health care settings, etc, this author emphasizes real world ethical challenges for nurses. The book provides guidelines on current and future ethical challenges, how to have moral courage and project the readers own voice, and an overall guide to communication and ethics consultation. Author Connie Ulrich, a clinical ethics expert, describes types of everyday ethical challenges with which nurses are most likely to be confronted, the practical considerations, the questions to ask, and the specific steps to take to come to a satisfactory resolution for patient and family.
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