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Ethics

  • Creator:   American Journal of Nursing
  • Updated:   2/24/2022
  • Contains:  25 items
Over the years, AJN has documented nursing’s development of a Code of Ethics, from the first draft under consideration by the professional association to issues nurses struggle with today in a variety of work settings. Here are some selections, including the Ethics column in recent years.
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Nurses Spreading Misinformation

Grace, Pamela J.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 121(12):49-53, December 2021.

The Moral Distress of Nurses When Patients Forgo Treatment Because of Cost

Olsen, Douglas P.; Keilman, Linda J.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 120(9):61-66, September 2020.

Ethics Champion Programs

Trotochaud, Karen; Fitzgerald, Heather; Knackstedt, Angela D.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 118(7):46-54, July 2018.

Teaching Crucial Knowledge vs. Helping Out on the Unit

Olsen, Douglas P.; Palmer, Lisa M.; Poindexter, Kathleen

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 115(9):67-69, September 2015.

Ethics and Palliative Care in Pediatrics: When should parents agree to withdraw life-sustaining therapy for children?

Rushton, Cynda Hylton

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 104(4):54-63, April 2004.

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