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dc.contributor.authorJones, Jennifer
dc.contributor.authorMitchell, Marion
dc.contributor.authorMilligan, Eleanor
dc.description.abstractThis discussion paper explores some of the complex ethical and moral issues confronting contemporary critical care nurses. In contemporary healthcare discussions, there is an increased appreciation of the complexity of ethical challenges, the multiplicity of stakeholders and that a broad range of possible and practical outcomes exist. Furthermore, many scholars also acknowledge the limitations of principle based ethical frameworks. In seeking to build critical care nurses’ capacity to negotiate the complex – and often conflicting – ethical challenges, the authors have adopted a person-centred, values-based approach in this case study. Furthermore, by exploring these complex issues, this paper supports and builds upon critical care nurses’ decision making capacities in the clinical area. This case study has been purposefully left open-ended with the aim of inviting the reader to consider the questions posed in a collegial, collaborative manner within the particular context in which she/he is embedded.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofjournalAustralian Critical Careen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchClinical Nursing: Secondary (Acute Care)en_US
dc.titleCaring for one and all – Exploring ethical challenges in an ICUen_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Peer Reviewed (HERDC)en_US
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articlesen_US
gro.description.notepublicThis publication has been entered into Griffith Research Online as an Advanced Online Version.en_US
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