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Want to Achieve the 'Greatest Good'? Listen to Your Patients

Olsen, Douglas P. PhD, RN

AJN, American Journal of Nursing: February 2010 - Volume 110 - Issue 2 - pp 66-67
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000368065.85297.2b
Ethical Issues

Difficult ethical dilemmas can often be resolved by better communication.

Douglas P. Olsen is a nurse ethicist with the National Center for Ethics in Health Care at the Veterans Health Administration in Washington, DC. The views he expresses here are his alone and should not be construed as representing those of the National Center for Ethics in Health Care or the Veterans Health Administration.

Contact author: Douglas.Olsen@va.gov.

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