In the care of a nurse

TitleIn the care of a nurse
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1997
AuthorsGodfrey, NS, Kuehne, DS, Wildes, KW
JournalHastings Center Report
PublisherHastings Center
Type of ArticleCase Study
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number00930334
KeywordsBIOETHICS , DO-not-resuscitate , JOB , MEDICINE , NURSES , NURSING
AbstractPresents a case study explaining the job responsibilities of nurses for patients who express do-not-resuscitate orders. Description of a case where a nurse deliberately denied medication to a terminally-ill patient in response to the patient's previous orders; Justification for the action; Admonition of the action's morality.
NotesHastings Center ReportAccession Number: 9711036441; Godfrey, Nelda S. Kuehne, Dale S.; Source Info: Sep/Oct97, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p23; Subject Term: NURSES; Subject Term: DO-not-resuscitate orders; Subject Term: JOB descriptions; Number of Pages: 2p; Document Type: Case Study; Full Text Word Count: 1567
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