Critical Reflection in Nursing Introduction Sometimes nurses are faced with very serious moral dilemmas so that they must engage in real critical thinking. Critical reflection shows that moral dilemmas arise when the patient’s values are in conflict with the nurse’s values. Values lead to beliefs about what decisions are to be taken in any situation (Oberle & Bouchal, 2009). The issue in this analysis is patient autonomy when it is in conflict with the nurse’s perspective because patients can make decisions that lead to harm. My own position is that nurses need to always begin with the patient’s perspective and make sure that the patient can make an informed choice. Identification of issue and themes The three case...The end:
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