Empirical Ways Of Knowing

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Empirical ways of knowing refer to what types of knowledge which should be informed to oneself (Johns & Freshwater 1998, p. 4). In this situation, I needed four types of knowledge: the effectiveness of warming intravenous fluids to prevent decreasing temperature during caesarean operations under lumbar anaesthesia, the risks of adverse impacts of low temperature in the operation, the mental condition of patients in operating rooms and the appropriate ways of communication with colleagues. The last ways of knowing is ethics referring to the matching between own actions and briefs and factors making me act in incongruent ways (Johns & Freshwater 1998, p. 4). It seemed to me that my actions and briefs closely matched because I thought that I
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