Applying ethical principles in healthcare practice

Wheat, Kay
September 2009
British Journal of Nursing;9/24/2009, Vol. 18 Issue 17, p1062
Academic Journal
This article outlines general ethical principles that can be applied in all health care contexts. It examines some general principles in the context of health care decisions and highlights some inadequacies in their application. The article concludes that there are lessons to be drawn from displaying an awareness of the different principles that can be applied and an awareness of their interplay.


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