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Nursing EthicsAuthors: Janie B. Butts, Karen L. Rich
The Fifth Edition of Nursing Ethics: Across the Curriculum and Into Practice has been revised to reflect the most current issues in healthcare ethics including new cases, laws, and policies. The text continues to be divided into three sections: Foundational Theories, Concepts and Professional Issues; Moving Into Ethics Across the Lifespan; and Ethics Related to Special Issues focused on specific populations and nursing roles.
The text includes legal features sections in most chapters, an expanded appendix of case studies with suggestions for discussion, and ethical reflections questions in each chapter. This new edition will also include an appendix focused on simulation suggestions, heavier coverage of ethics and terrorism, and stronger coverage of immigration and the importance of remaining unbiased a healthcare provider.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1 Introduction to Ethics
Chapter 2 Introduction to Bioethics and Ethical Decision Making
Chapter 3 Ethics in Professional Nursing Practice
Part II Nursing Ethics Across the Life Span
Chapter 4 Reproductive Issues and Nursing Ethics
Chapter 5 Infant and Child Nursing Ethics
Chapter 6 Adolescent Nursing Ethics
Chapter 7 Adult Health Nursing Ethics
Chapter 8 Ethics and the Nursing Care of Elders
Chapter 9 Ethical Issues in End-of-Life Nursing Care
Part III Special Issues
Chapter 10 Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Ethics
Chapter 11 Public Health Nursing Ethics
Chapter 12 Ethics in Organisation and Leadership