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Practical guidance for midwives facing ethical or moral dilemmas

Royal College of Midwives Trust.

Practical guidance for midwives facing ethical or moral dilemmas

by Royal College of Midwives Trust.

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Published by Royal College of Midwives Trust in London .
Written in English


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StatementThe Royal College of Midwives Trust.
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Ethical issues in patient safety research: ­interpreting existing guidance () Standards and operational guidance for ethics review of health-related research with human participants ( advises midwives working with women to understand how this can affect how they interact with, and provide care for women (Thompson ). Ogston-Tuck () asserts that being ethical requires the professional to first be aware of the existence of a moral or ethical situation. Thompson described how medical ethics arose from the needFile Size: KB.

10 Best Practices for Addressing Ethical Issues and Moral Distress. By Debra Wood, RN, contributor. March 3, - Ethical conflicts are pervasive in today’s healthcare settings, where organizations are trying to do more with less and medical advances and life-extending treatments often cause suffering. When unable to do what they consider the correct action, clinicians- . Actions based on moral rules and are absolute, regardless of situation. [[Most healthcare ethical codes, including ANA Code of Ethics, are based on this]] Very rigid, stresses the letter of the law. /Recognizes dignity and autonomy of all individuals/ Example: Healthcare for all.

  Professional Ethics for Midwives: Conscious Practice is an applied ethics book designed for both students and practicing midwives to build ethical thinking in the context of daily practice. This unique text uses an accessible writing style and includes chapters on diversity and justice, informed consent, multiple relationships, confidentiality and privacy, scope of practice, . Ethical Dilemmas Relating to the Management of a Newborn with Down Syndrome and Severe Congenital Heart Disease in a Resource-Poor Setting Ama K. Edwin, Frank Edwin, Summer J. McGee Abstract: Decision-making regarding treatment for newborns with disabilities in resource-poor settings is a diffi cult process that can put parents and caregivers.


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