I valori infermieristici in un mondo che cambia

Journal title SALUTE E SOCIETÀ
Author/s Martin Johnson
Publishing Year 2013 Issue 2013/3 Language Italian
Pages 16 P. 171-186 File size 133 KB
DOI 10.3280/SES2013-003013
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In this discussion I examine briefly the origins of some key nursing values. I examine the historic and important place of virtues or human qualities as a framework for professional practice and their development into a system of ‘rules’ or duties suggested by codes of conduct. I give examples of how values change over time before noting the increasing importance of risk/benefit approaches in managing the ethics of patient care.

Keywords: Values, virtues, duty, consequences, altruism, honesty

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Martin Johnson, I valori infermieristici in un mondo che cambia in "SALUTE E SOCIETÀ" 3/2013, pp 171-186, DOI: 10.3280/SES2013-003013