1st Edition

Ethics in Clinical Practice An Inter-Professional Approach

By Georgina Hawley Copyright 2007
    432 Pages
    by Routledge

    430 Pages
    by Routledge

    An easy to understand text, which at the same time reflects contemporary health care practice, emphasising inter-professional care and cultural sensitivity to clients or patients. 

    Discussing common ethical problems in all aspects of interdisciplinary clinical practice and presents both sides of any ethical issue.

    Case studies throughout make ethical issues applied and relevant to your clinical practice, so that you can understand how you can apply ethics in everyday situations including Primary Care, Mental Health, Complex Care

    The book is packed with activities and pointers on professional development, and contains advice on keeping a reflective journal.

    Preface Chapter 1 Start at Go Introduction Chapter 2 Learning to understand ethical issues and problems Chapter 3. Where did you get your values and beliefs? Chapter 4. Being part of a team: Interdisciplinary care. Chapter 5. he relationship of ethics to the Western Tradition of philosophy Chapter 6. Eastern philosophy, ethics, religions, and care Chapter 7. Client and patients’ rights and vulnerable people E Chapter 8. Ideas for decision-making when ethical problems are involved Chapter 9. Who gets what? The allocation of resources Chapter 10. ‘Why do they make me suffer?’ The ethical problems of pain and resuscitation Chapter 11. How to do ethical health research Chapter 12. Feminine and Masculine Sexuality Chapter 13. The experiences of illness and loss Chapter 14. Ethical problems in Primary Health Care Chapter 15. Ethical problems in Mental Health and Psychiatric care Chapter 16. Complex Care: Emergency Department, Perioperative Suite, and ICU and CCU units Chapter 17. It isn’t easy, but it is essential! /Conclusion References Index


    Georgina Hawley