Ethical Issues in Home Health Care

Ethical Issues in Home Health Care

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This book will help to answer some of the growing number of ethical questions and more complex issues that home health care nurses face. The cases presented in each chapter of the book are fictionalized situations based on interviews conducted with home health care nurses in both hospital-sponsored and private agencies, in hospices, and in urban and rural settings. Each chapter of the book is devoted to one of the main areas of concern for home health care nurses. Focusing on specific cases, it offers analysis and discussion of the ethical issues, cites legal requirements where relevant, and s.I want to help her, but I dona#39;t want to get in the middle of a family feud. ... A nurse could justifiably consider this concern to lie outside her professional duty to provide skilled nursing care. ... One way to approach the question about her responsibilities would be to reflect on the behavior that would best fulfill her professionalanbsp;...

Title:Ethical Issues in Home Health Care
Author:Sheri Smith
Publisher:Charles C Thomas Publisher - 2008


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