Essays Tagged: "End-of-Life Care"

This essay describes a student nurse's experience of caring for someone in I.T.U. and the Law, Ethics and Therapeutic Use of Self issues related to this experience.

increasingly prominent in the healthcare system. The principle of respectfor autonomy as applied to end-of-life decision making requires that persons should beinformed about options for end-of-life tr ... atients. When patients are not encouraged and supported to participate in advance care planning and end-of-life decision making, resuscitation often occurs by default, with less than optimal patient o ...

(8 pages) 568 0 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Euthanasia: A Right to Choose

tly Asked Questions." International Task Force. 5 July 2006 Valente, Sharon. "Fact Sheet on End-of-Life Care." American Psychological Association. 6 July 2006.

(3 pages) 76 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia