Ethical Dimensions in the Health Professions
Ruth B. Purtilo
Publication Date :
1 Jan 2010
5 Rev ed
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.