Good article about the many ethics of end of life care. End of life care has many spiritual, cultural and religious ideals surrounding it where one must care with proper boundaries and understanding of those traditions. Furthermore, there is a list of ethical care regarding the physical aspects of end of life. This leads to multiple ethical rules and regulations one must follow.
The article, The Ethics of End-of-Life Care, by Joe Darrah states,
“Regardless of one’s healthcare condition, contemplating end-of-life care is never an easy thought process for the patient or loved ones. For nurses who are tasked with helping to guide decisions related to the initiation of palliative care and advanced directives, no two scenarios are the same and ethical dilemmas can often arise. ADVANCE recently spoke with three nurses who shared their most frequent types of ethical decisions that they’re confronted with and how they have attempted to navigate specific encounters.”
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