Essays Tagged: "Beneficence"

This is a college essay on the code of ethics for social workers, pros and cons.

for Human Services expresses such values as Integrity, Respect for others, Responsibility, Justice, Beneficence and nonmaleficence, and compassion."The primary mission of the social work profession is ... ss their own needs. Social workers are responsible to both their clients and to the broader society.Beneficence and nonmaleficence and compassion are called in social work Importance of Human Relation ...

(3 pages) 497 1 4.7 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow", "Rip Van Winkle", "The Devil and Tom Walker", and "The Specter Bridegroom" by Washington Irving.

gton Irving's short stories, characters manipulate the beliefs and superstitions of others for self-beneficence. A predominant sub-theme in these stories is romanticism. The four stories that will be ...

(8 pages) 110 0 3.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Hedvig as the "Wild Duck."

. Hedvig's beloved father dispossesses her at the moment when her future is assured through Werle's beneficence. Hialmar even makes special contraptions for the duck and Hedvig identifies with it comp ...

(2 pages) 11 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Justice and Diversity - Equal Opportunities - Ageism

st because of their age and not be given the best possible chance of recovery to good health again. Beneficence is also involved because as stated by Beauchamp and Childress (1989) beneficence is when ... tments to give, patients are unaware of their choices, again limiting their autonomy and relying on beneficence, which doesn't necessarily happen. Another ethical issue involved is the reduction of a ...

(16 pages) 181 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Informed consent or doctor knows best? Legal issues in Nursing

ination is the leading issue in health care, threatening in many instances the principle of medical beneficence (Chin, 2002).The change from medical paternalism to patient autonomy can be clearly seen ...

(4 pages) 146 0 4.3 Jun/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues


sional Conduct. Beauchamp and Childress (1994), define four main principles - respect for autonomy, beneficence, non-maleficence and justice - plus attention to the scope of each of them. Whilst these ... is will ensure we do not omit any relevant moral concerns.It may be argued that in the interests of beneficence and acting in accordance to the utilitarian theory proposed by Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832 ...

(5 pages) 121 0 3.8 Nov/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health


disagreements regarding mandatory vaccinations revolve around the following four themes: "autonomy, beneficence, non-malfeasance, and justice" (p. 521). Similarly, Gert, Culver, and Clouser (2006) pro ... that these decisions be open to public scrutiny in a way that clearly demonstrates the principle of beneficence upon which these decisions are made (Gert et al., 2006; Lo & Katz).Even when immuniz ...

(10 pages) 209 1 4.4 Jan/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Department of Health

and educate all the family about the importance of planning their families. This program is for all.Beneficence is to benefit of all. It is to prevent evil and promote the most possible good. If the m ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Italian Doctor Assists with Patient Suicide

that there are three main points in determining right from wrong in our society. The principals are Beneficence, Justice and Autonomy. Beneficence, the idea that in all our actions we should do good a ...

(4 pages) 16 0 4.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Five Ethical Principles for Research With Human Participants

e psychologists toward the very highest ethical ideals of the profession." These principles include beneficence and nonmaleficence (i.e., benefit people and do no harm); fidelity and responsibility; a ... entified three basic ethical principles when conducting research: respect for persons, justice, and beneficence. The following are five basic ethical principles presented in the order of the general p ...

(5 pages) 204 0 4.3 Jul/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays

AIDS and Ethical Treatment of Infected Patients

nciples in American bioethics that apply to both clinical and research ethics: respect for persons, beneficence, and justice. Respect for persons entails respecting the decisions of autonomous persons ... mposes an obligation to treat persons with respect by maintaining confidences and keeping promises. Beneficence imposes a positive obligation to act in the best interests of patients or research parti ...

(16 pages) 67 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Nurse Accountability – Consent for Catheterisation, Professional Law and Ethics.

orce nurses to decide on possible actions to take.By discussing the ethical principles of autonomy, beneficence and non-maleficence and applying the ethical theories of consequentialism and deontology ... 5) suggest that the justification for such interventions rests on the concept that the principle of beneficence and non-maleficence takes precedence over considerations of respect for the patient's au ...

(15 pages) 83 0 5.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Terry Schiavo

� The uses of four main ethical principles are applied in most health care ethical concerns: beneficence, nonmaleficence, autonomy, and justice (Mueller, 2009). This paper will focus on the cas ... squalified themselves from being Terri's surrogate decision makers (Mueller, 2009).The principal of beneficence becomes a difficult question when the courts and family members must decide what is best ...

(5 pages) 52 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Dax: Ethical Theories

e wounds.The moral argument for saving Dax's life, the standpoint the doctors come from, is that of Beneficence and the principle of the Sanctity of Life. Sanctity of Life is the principle that "God g ... e, it is their duty to do what they can and let God take the life of Dax should God choose to do so.Beneficence, fundamentally, is doing the ultimate good. In the field of medicine, this pertains to t ...

(7 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy