Analysis of Ethical Dilemma

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Analysis of Ethical Dilemma
Introduction
Under normal circumstances, the most serious ethical dilemmas for the nurse are related to patients who make requests for euthanasia or for assisted suicide. In the situation of Jacob, the normal scenario is reversed. There are two striking pieces of information supplied. The first is about Jacob who has firm religious convictions. Nothing else is known about him except that he holds a full-time job and is very involved in his church. This is a very important point because, from this information, no other person except for the nurse cares whether he lives or dies. This is the attitude demonstrated by Jacob. The second point concerns
Lashanda’s
lack of knowledge about the DNR order. This lack of...
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