A model for ethical decision-making in nursing

Although various models of ethical decision-making in nursing have been developed, these models only identify the steps for ethical decision-making but describe no framework within which the decisions must be made. This model for ethical decision-making in nursing describes the practice of the nurse...

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Published in: Curationis (Pretoria) Vol. 17; no. 4; pp. 66 - 70
Main Author: Botes, A
Format: Journal Article
Language: Afrikaans
Published: South Africa 12-01-1994
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Summary: Although various models of ethical decision-making in nursing have been developed, these models only identify the steps for ethical decision-making but describe no framework within which the decisions must be made. This model for ethical decision-making in nursing describes the practice of the nurse/midwife, steps for ethical decision-making as well as the framework for ethical decision-making. This model can be used as a guideline facilitating ethical decision-making which can be justified and explained.
ISSN: 0379-8577
2223-6279