Princeton University Library Catalog

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

Author:
Purtilo, Ruth B. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier/Saunders, c2011.
Εdition:
5th ed.
Description:
xxiv, 424 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
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 issues in chronic 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(s):
Medical ethics [Browse]
ISBN:
  • 9781437708967 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 143770896X (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2010038396
OCLC:
663370428
Related name:
RCP:
C - S