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Moral Work of Nursing : Asking and Living With the Questions (Paperback) (Hazel J. Magnussen)

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Reviewing and integrating lived experiences in nursing with theory and research, The Moral Work of Nursing is a blend of life story and overview of factors affecting ethical nursing practice during the past 50 years. Reflecting on her 35-year nursing career, studies in health care ethics in the 1980s and recent developments in Canadian health care, Magnussen invites readers to ponder moral questions about the work of nurses in community, hospital, and long-term care settings.Nurses' moral work requires reflection on practice, sensitivity to moral issues, courage to ask questions, and take action when patient care is compromised. They are torn between their professional commitment to safe, competent, compassionate, and ethical care for patients and clients, and their personal responsibility to remain health and fit to practice in ever-changing health care environments.This second edition includes updated content and an entirely new chapter on the front-page issue of assisted suicide.
Number of Pages: 179.0
Genre: Medical
Format: Paperback
Publisher: New Leaf Distributing Co
Author: Hazel J. Magnussen
Language: English
Street Date: June 6, 2017
TCIN: 52749207
UPC: 9781987857825
Item Number (DPCI): 248-47-1388

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