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Ethical and Professional Issues in Nursing : Perspectives from Europe - Win Tadd

Ethical and Professional Issues in Nursing

Perspectives from Europe

By: Win Tadd

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Published: 4th November 2003
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This third volume, in a series of three on European nursing, focuses on various issues that impact directly on professional nursing practice. Each chapter is written by an acknowledged expert and offers nurses the opportunity to increase their understanding of the similarities and differences in national approaches to a range of issues. Each of the authors has considerable experience of European health care and their contributions offer a multinational view to stimulate discussion and debate. They explore a range of topics of importance to professional nursing practice with perspectives drawn from the UK, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Spain, Belgium, Denmark and Ireland.

Acknowledgements
List of Table and Figures
About the Contributors
Challenges and Issues in Nursingp. 1
The Nurse's Role - Present and Futurep. 12
Evidence-Based Practice - The Role of Nursing Researchp. 37
Nursing's Role in Shaping European Health Policyp. 56
Political Activity and the Nurse - A Professional Duty?p. 72
Interprofessional Relationships: Collaboration or Confrontation?p. 97
The Nurse: Autonomous Professional or Subservient Worker?p. 113
Do Nurses have a Special Claim to be Patient Advocates?p. 132
How Effective are Codes of Nursing Ethics?p. 155
Professional Self-Regulation in Nursingp. 175
Indexp. 190
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ISBN: 9780333749937
ISBN-10: 0333749936
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 197
Published: 4th November 2003
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.8 x 14.0  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.28
Edition Number: 1