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The International Council of Nurses is an internationally recognised body that considers nursing issues in detail before putting forward best practice.
.This publication from the ICN draws upon everyday ethical dilemmas in nursing practice and responds to the realities of nursing and health care in a changing society. It includes the ICN's reviewed Guidelines for Nursing Research and promotes international standards for individual nurses, regulatory bodies and National Boards.
This new edition provides the background theory necessary to understand ethical decision making, focusing on the individual nurse's responsibilities - promoting health, preventing illness, restoring health and alleviating suffering - and looking at the wider issues in relation to patients, colleagues and society as a whole.
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The International Council of Nurses (ICN) has revised and updated the classic Ethics in Nursing Practice: a Guide to Ethical Decision Making to address the increasingly diverse social, cultural, political and religious situations in which nurses practice.
Comprehensive in its scope and addressing a broad range of ethical issues, this new edition continues to serve the global nursing community. In harmony with the universally accepted ICN Code of Ethics for Nurses, this book presents complex ethical issues and systematically guides the reader to ethical decision-making. Offering and expanded view of ethics, it now also includes Islamic and Hindu perspectives.
Real life dilemmas in health care today are presented, including those related to HIV/AIDS, abortion, caring for the terminally ill and victims of violence. The book challenges nurses to take a moral action when faced with ethical issues in the course of their day-to-day work.
Ethics in Nursing Practice is an invaluable resource for nursing students, clinical nurses, nurse managers and academics worldwide.Review:
"This timely second edition from the International Council of Nurses leaves readers with much to contemplate in these troubled times, as complex ethical dilemmas in nursing care continue to arise."
"Truly an international book...easy to use and readily applicable throughout...Ethics is a very dry and often dreaded subject in the nursing curricular, but this book makes it accessible and is surprisingly readable."
Accident and Emergency Nursing
'...an essential text for all nursing students whether pre- or post-registration.'
Journal of Advanced Nursing
'This is a scholarly work that is readable without being patronizing and, more importantly, moves the study of ethics from abstract theorizing to the concrete empirical world of nursing.'
Journal of Advanced Nursing
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Book Description Wiley-Blackwell, 2002. Paperback. Condition: New. 2. Seller Inventory # DADAX0632059354
Book Description Wiley-Blackwell, 2002. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0632059354