Analysis of Ethical Dilemma: Nursing

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Analysis of Ethical Dilemma: Nursing
Introduction
Nursing is a matter of caring which is fully concerned with the principles of beneficence or doing good for patients and nonmaleficence or preventing harm. Nursing is also very much concerned with respecting and preserving life. In the situation of Jacob, the nurse does a seemingly good thing by prolonging the patient’s life. The main core issue in the situation is that the patient’s autonomy has not been respected. The situation cannot be identified as end-of-of life care and is not grounded in the ethical values of nursing. Those ethical values include respect for client’s choice and maintaining commitments (CNO, 2009a). A related core issue is that, based on the approach of client...
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