This book aims to fill a gap with an in-depth exploration of nursing ethics content from the western philosophical tradition and some of the methods used in teaching this content. It will address cross-cultural issues in using specific ethics content. It will also reveal the poverty of the present dualism model in nursing ethics and replace this with a more complex and more useful model that invites debate. Its scope is both wide and deep but that is needed to enrich the basis for teaching nursing ethics.
Outlines and critiques all current ethical theories and considers their application to nursing practice
Explores ethical issues in numerous cultures
Includes case studies drawn from a range of countries
Written by leading nurse educators and philosophers in the field
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 689 g
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 20 mm
"The book is separated into four distinct parts. The second section on Virtue, Caring and Feminist ethics is thorough, well written and orientated towards a nursing interpretation. Each of the chapters in this section remains pragmatic in application to clinical practice.
Although primarily written for teachers and students of healthcare ethics, this book deserves a wider readership because it helps develop the agendas in nursing ethics."
Lecturer, University of Leeds
Journal of Community Nursing. May 2007. Vol 21 issue 5