Ethics and Issues in Contemporary Nursing

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Today's nurses face a multitude of legal and ethical dilemmas that fall outside the scope of clinical and medical training. Practical and thought provoking, ETHICS & ISSUES IN CONTEMPORARY NURSING, 4th Edition examines the latest trends, principles, theories, and models in patient care to help you make ethically sound decisions in complex and often controversial situations. Acknowledging an ever-expanding global society, compelling examples are presented from national and international headlines that invite readers to explore the cases in light of socio-cultural influences, personal values, and professional ethics. Historical examples demonstrate how to think critically through various problems while upholding moral and professional standards, as well as the law. Key topics include patient advocacy and rights, diversity, medication error prevention, health care information management, portability and accountability, and health care reform. In addition to in-book learning features like analysis problems, review questions, sample forms, and appendices, ETHICS & ISSUES IN CONTEMPORARY NURSING, 4th Edition offers supplemental, interactive tools to challenge you further, and prepare you for morally sound behavior in any health care setting.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 560 pages
  • Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning; 4 edition (June 5, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1133129161
  • ISBN-13: 978-1133129165
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 7.2 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds

Customer Reviews

Ethic in Nursing

2 people found this helpful.
 on December 14, 2013
By Gina M. Scroggins
I used this book for a class I just completed. The book was well written and easy to use. The class was wonderful and the book was an asset to the class. This is one will be keeping in my library!

Ethics and Issues

2 people found this helpful.
 on September 11, 2013
By Farrish15
This text truly focuses on the ethical dilemmas as well as issues within nursing. It truly helps the individual understand the rationale and how society views and works.

Frist Time Buyer

 on February 7, 2014
By Brie
I bought this book as a requisite for my MSN class so the book is what it is. However, this was my first time using Amazon and will continue to do so. Ordering was a breeze and delivery was fast. Thanks for a stress free encounter!

Very Informative

One person found this helpful.
 on January 3, 2014
By Kreuzin 14
Very Helpful in MSN Leadership track. Interesting book with many real issues and topics that we face as nurses. Easy Reading.

Five Stars

One person found this helpful.
 on October 12, 2014
By Joseph Brisbois
Excellent case studies in the book

Easy & Fast

 on May 7, 2014
By J Merolla
Book arrived earlier than expected and was in perfect shape. The book itself is a bit dry but given the title, what else would you expect?

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