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Caring matters most : the ethical significance of nursing

Lazenby, Mark. (Author).

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Kirtland Community College Library RT 86.3 .L39 2017 30775305524630 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780199364541 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0199364540 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: print
    xx, 150 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The moral character of nursing -- Trustworthiness -- Imagination -- Beauty -- Space -- Presence -- The challenge of unreasonable demands -- The threat of becoming automatons -- Being good to ourselves -- Creating a civil community -- Being grateful -- Toward a better world.
Summary, etc.: Through an exploration of the ethical nature of nursing, Caring Matters Most asserts that the act of nursing itself embodies goodness. Nurses can develop this moral character in themselves by cultivating five habits: trustworthiness, imagination, beauty, space, and presence. Practicing these habits will sustain nurses as they meet the challenges of the workplace, the threat of automation, and the incivilities that arise within the nursing community. The volume concludes with thought-provoking discussion questions and exercises designed to help nurses apply concepts in the classroom or in practice. Each chapter combines highly readable explanations of moral theory with real-life examples that can guide nurses in day-to-day practice. Caring Matters Most is an ideal resource for academic or practicing nurses interested in healthcare ethics or philosophy.
Subject: Nurse and patient
Nursing ethics
Nurses Psychological aspects
Nurse-Patient Relations
Ethics, Nursing
Nurses psychology
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