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Nsg 426 Ethical Descision Making Model

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Ethical Decision making Model
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Introduction
Ethical principles are the standards that assist the nurses to make informed decisions
for the evaluation of the consequences of their actions. Nurses experience ethical issues on a
regular basis in the ever-changing healthcare field. Ethical principles are essential in clinical
practices. Some of the principles are to treat the patients without any discrimination, gives
autonomy to the patients, no intentional harm to the patients, informed consent, and so on.
Being a medical field worker, patient well-being and safety is the top priority. There is a need
to think of the situation so that any practice does not harm the patient. The paper will discuss
the ethical situation, information requirement, development of the alternatives, and finding
the strategies for plan implementation.
Ethical issue
The ethical issue I would like to discuss is when the patient needs hospice care. It is a
special kind of care that is focused on improving the quality of life of patients experiencing
life-limiting in left. The case I would like to present is of a female of 40 years having breast
cancer. She was having a husband and two children living with her in New York. The patient
was on a morphine drip and do not resuscitate (DNR). The family was expecting recovery of
patient and they also expected the change in status to be full code. The thing explained many
times by the physicians but it was difficult for the family to expect the short life of the
women. Providing treatment can increase the life of the patient to some extent but it will be a
painful experience. The current stage of the women made it difficult to decide whether to
proceed with the treatment.
Hospice care is focused on providing care to the people in the last phase of illness so
that the patient lives as comfortable as possible. The cure is more of emotional support rather
than providing medication. Even if the patient experiences high fever or any other critical

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Running head: ASSIGNMENT 1 Ethical Decision making Model Instructor name Student name Date ASSIGNMENT 2 Introduction Ethical principles are the standards that assist the nurses to make informed decisions for the evaluation of the consequences of their actions. Nurses experience ethical issues on a regular basis in the ever-changing healthcare field. Ethical principles are essential in clinical practices. Some of the principles are to treat the patients without any discrimination, gives autonomy to the patients, no intentional harm to the patients, informed consent, and so on. Being a medical field worker, patient well-being and safety is the top priority. There is a need to think of the situation so that any practice does not harm the patient. The paper will discuss the ethical situation, information requirement, development of the alternatives, and finding the strategies for plan implementation. Ethical issue The ethical issue I would like to discuss is when the patient needs hospice care. It is a special kind of care that is focused on improving the quality of life of patients experiencing life-limiting in left. The case I would like to present is of a female of 40 years having breast cancer. She was having a husband and two children living with her in New York. The patient was on a morphine drip and do not resuscitate (DNR). The family was expecting recovery of patient and they also expected the change in status to be full code. The thing explained many times by the ...
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