Description

Ideal for all health care professionals, Ethical Dimensions in the Health Professions, 5th Edition provides a solid foundation in basic ethical theory, the terms and concepts of ethics, and current ethical issues. Expert authors Ruth Purtilo and Regina Doherty outline a unique 6-step decision-making process as a guide to making effective choices that lead to a professional and caring response to patients. They also suggest practical approaches to commonly encountered clinical issues such as confidentiality, informed consent, information sharing, and end-of-life care. With this book, you will develop the skills you need to recognize, understand, and resolve ethical problems.

More Details about Ethical Dimensions in the Health Professions

General Information  
Author(s)Purtilo
PublisherElsevier Science
Edition5
ISBN9781437708967
Pages448
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2010