March 1998
Nursing Ethics;Mar1998, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p173
Academic Journal
Presents several abstracts on nursing ethics. Perceptions of nurses in dealing with hospital errors; Deconstruction of the role of the expert witness in the British civil justice system; Discussion on the issue of the protection of unborn children.


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