Key Terms- Chapter 6

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advocacy

protection and support of another's rights

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autonomy

self determination

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beneficence

principle of doing good

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bioethics

ethics that encompass all those perspectives that seek to understand human nature and behavior, the domain of social science, and he natural worls

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care based approach

approach to bioethics that directs attention to the specific situations of individual patients views within the context of their life narrative

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code of ethics

principles that reflect the primary goals, values, and obligations of the profession

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deontologic

ethical system in which actions are right or wrong independent of the consequences they produce

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ethical agency

the ability to behave in the ethical way

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ethical dilemma

situation that arises when attempted adherence to basic ethical principles results in 2 conflicting course of action

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ethical distress

occurrence when the nurse knows the right thing to do but either personal or institutional factors make it difficult to follow the correct course of action

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ethics

system dealing with the standards of character and behavior related to what is right and wrong

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feminist ethics

type of ethical approach that aims to critique existing patterns of oppression and domination in society, especially as these affect women and the poor

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fidelity

keeping promises and commitments made to others

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justice

process that distributes benefits, risks, and costs fairly

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morals

like ethics, concerned with what constitutes right action; more infomral and personal that the term ethics

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nonmaleficence

principle of avoiding evil

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nursing ethics

a subset of bioethics; formal study of ethical issues that arise in the practice of nursing and of analysis used by nurses to make ethical judgements

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principle-based approach

an approach to bioethics that offers specific action guides

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utilitarian

action guiding theory of ethics that states that the rightness or wrongness of an action depends on the consequences of the action

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value

set of beliefs that are meaningful in life and that influence relationships with others

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value systems

organization of values ranked along a continuum of importance