By Marcia Sue DeWolf Bosek

This new basic ethics textbook is uniquely designed to combine ethics content material into the medical nursing curriculum and for use through the nursing curriculum. This textbook is designed to make sure that the nursing pupil merits from a scientific insurance of scientific ethics, relocating from basic moral matters to extra complicated. The e-book covers scientific ethics in conception and perform by way of construction upon the principles of ethics utilizing the conventional scientific perform content material parts resembling teenagers and children, grownup, serious care, and women's overall healthiness.

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In the hospital setting this may mean finding a quiet corner in which the family will not have to strain to hear over all the other noises of the unit; being gentle but firm in relaying bad news, so that the family does not feel assaulted, but at the same time does not misunderstand the news; and taking time to answer questions and provide comfort so that the family feels supported. Here the nurse’s motive is not just to impart news, but to be caring in so doing. This is an example of one of the main contributions of feminist thought in ethics.

3. The harmful effects may not be a means to the beneficial or good effects. Some sources add as a fourth criterion that the benefits of the act must outweigh the harms. In the medical context it is usually taken as a given that any treatment option a patient chooses is one in which the benefits outweigh the harms in the eyes of that patient. A medical example that meets the foregoing criteria is that of a pregnant woman in the first trimester who is discovered to have ovarian cancer. Immediate and aggressive radiation therapy may be necessary if there is to be any chance of recovery.

Depictions of resuscitative efforts are generally limited to CPR and defibrillation. They are usually shown to take a short period of time, and the people experiencing the resuscitation either die or completely recover. In reality, people who arrest may be worked on for long periods of time during which the brain receives a limited supply of oxygen, causing permanent brain damage. Other undesirable side effects can include broken or cracked ribs, a need for ventilator support, and a generally compromised level of functioning.

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