Focus On: Nursing Ethics - Fall 2011
As nurses, we've all dealt with difficult ethical issues, even dilemmas, in our practice. They can sometimes be even more challenging than the physical care we provide for our patients. Take some time to explore this great collection of articles addressing ethical issues in nursing practice.

GENERAL

SPECIFIC AREAS OF PRACTICE

END-OF-LIFE ISSUES

LEGAL ISSUES



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  Focus On: Nursing Ethics - Fall 2011 Collection
 
GENERAL
Review ethical principles and professional values

  Ethical Issues: When Being Good Means Looking Bad
AJN, American Journal of Nursing
October 2011  

  Use of Digital Health Records Raises Ethics Concerns
JONA's Healthcare Law, Ethics, and Regulation
July/September 2011  

  PowerPoint Presentation: Use of Digital Health Records Raises Ethics Concerns
NursingCenter
December 2011  

  Conflicting Voices: Withhold Treatment or Not for a Patient With Chronic Self-destructive Behavior?
JONA's Healthcare Law, Ethics, and Regulation
July/September 2011  

  Is It Ethical to Do Dialysis But Not Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation?
JONA's Healthcare Law, Ethics, and Regulation
April/June 2011  

  The Place of Dignity in Everyday Ethics
Journal of Christian Nursing
January/March 2011  

  Encouraging Academic Honesty: A Nursing Imperative
Journal of Christian Nursing
July/September 2010  

  Promoting Ethical Development in Nursing Education and Beyond
Journal of Christian Nursing
April/June 2010  

  An Evaluation of Unit-Based Ethics Conversations
JONA's Healthcare Law, Ethics, and Regulation
April/June 2010  

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SPECIFIC AREAS OF PRACTICE
Find information about specific patient populations

  Ethical Issues in Newborn Care: Honest Work on Complex Topics
Advances in Neonatal Care
October 2011  

  An Overview of Ethics in Maternal-Child Nursing
MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing
May/June 2011  

  Ethical Perspectives of Sustaining Residents' Autonomy: A Cultural Transformation Best Practice
Nursing Administration Quarterly
April/June 2011  

  Ethical Considerations for Genetic Testing, Infertility, and Balancing Maternal–Fetal Needs
MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing
May/June 2011  

  Ethical Issues in Newborn Care: Why Is End-of-Life Care Delivery Sporadic? A Quantitative Look at the Barriers to and Facilitators of Providing End-of-Life Care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Advances in Neonatal Care
February 2011  

  A Review of Basic Patient Rights in Psychiatric Care
JONA's Healthcare Law, Ethics, and Regulation
October/December 2010  

  Advance care plans for CPR or mechanical ventilation in patients with dementia
The Nurse Practitioner
December 2010  

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END-OF-LIFE ISSUES
Read about issues involving advance directives, DNR orders, and withdrawal of care

  The Rapid Response Team Nurse's Role in End-of-Life Discussions During Critical Situations
Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing
November/December 2011  

  Original Research: Deactivation of ICDs at the End of Life: A Systematic Review of Clinical Practices and Provider and Patient Attitudes
AJN, American Journal of Nursing
October 2011  

  A Closing Word: Advanced Directives
Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing
July/August 2011  

  Clinical DIMENSION: Registered Nurses and Moral Distress
Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing
September/October 2010  

  Exploring Perceptions of "Do Not Resuscitate" and "Allowing Natural Death" Among Physicians and Nurses
Holistic Nursing Practice
November/December 2010  

  Ethics in Critical Care: Ethical and Attitudinal Considerations for Critical Care Nurses Regarding Deactivation of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators
AACN Advanced Critical Care
April/June 2010  

  Leadership DIMENSION: Progress in Ethical Decision Making in the Care of the Dying
Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing
March/April 2010  

  Life-Support Interventions at the End of Life: Unintended Consequences
AJN, American Journal of Nursing
January 2010  

  Life Support Interventions at the End of Life: Unintended Consequences (PowerPoint Presentation)
NursingCenter.com
March 2010  

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LEGAL ISSUES
Brush up on legal considerations

  Legal File: Elements of negligence and malpractice
The Nurse Practitioner
May 2011  

  Nurse Drug Diversion and Nursing Leader's Responsibilities: Legal, Regulatory, Ethical, Humanistic, and Practical Considerations
JONA's Healthcare Law, Ethics, and Regulation
January/March 2011  

  The Mock Trial: A Collaborative Interdisciplinary Approach to Understanding Legal and Ethical Issues
Nurse Educator
March/April 2011  

  A Primer for Protecting Attorney-Client Work Product Documents and Privileged Information
JONA's Healthcare Law, Ethics, and Regulation
January/March 2011  

  Revisiting HIPAA
Nursing Management
April 2010  

  Take5: Clearing up HIPAA myths
NursingCenter
December 2011  

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