code of ethics, end-of-life care, ethics, nursing, practice



  1. Mylott, Laura PhD, RN


The role of the nurse within the ethical dimensions of clinical practice has matured and changed over the years. This article discusses the Code of Ethics for Nurses and how the nurse practicing in end-of-life care can apply the code to clinical situations that may arise. The specific dilemma of "being in the middle" is discussed.