TITLE

Selected Ethical Issues in Planned Social Change and Primary Health Care

AUTHOR(S)
Davis, A.
PUB. DATE
May 1997
SOURCE
Nursing Ethics;May97, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p239
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This paper discusses two interrelated concepts: (1) the ethics of planned social change and (2) primary health care. It takes the World Health Organization’s definition of primary health care as a point of departure to examine four identified potential areas where ethical dilemmas may occur. In addition, questions are raised about nursing education, as well as about the class and status differences between nurses and patients and communities. It takes the position that our first task is to encourage more discussion and examination of ethical issues in the planned social change of primary health care.
ACCESSION #
7392905

 

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