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The Ethical Code Of Nursing Ethics

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Later that shift, a young woman eight months pregnant approaches you. She identifies herself as your patient's wife and asks for more information about his illness. "I've never seen anyone so sick from Pneumonia. What kind of Pneumonia does he have? It seems like he is taking so much medicine!"

This ethical dilemma happens in everyday life. A negative and positive solution to this dilemma is explored. Nursing ethics is a system of principles concerning the actions of the nurse in his or her relationships with patient, patients' family members, and society as a while. (Cherry 168)

In our first negative solution, the nurse has breached her ethical duties to her patient. Our 35-year-old patient, Chris Morrow, who is on a medical floor
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