Ethical Dilemma in Healthcare

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Essay #: 067901
Total text length is 9,946 characters (approximately 6.9 pages).

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Ethical Dilemma in Healthcare
Ethical dilemmas occur in healthcare because of the difference in the beliefs and values of the different individuals involved in the process of providing care. The College of Nurses of Ontario (2009) has developed a standard of practice for ethics that can be used as a framework to guide nurses in ethical dilemmas. The purpose of this paper is to discuss an ethical dilemma and the use of the standard from the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) as a framework to guide the resolution of the dilemma.
Scenario
Mrs.Tee who has a left sided weakness secondary to a stroke has been agitated all night and seems to want someone in the room all the time. She has been making frequent requests all night long. She is...
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.....rmation from Mrs. Tee.
References
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