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A patient suffered a brain injury from a motor vehicle accident and has no brain activity. The patient has a living will which states no heroic measures. The family requests that no additional heroic measures be instituted for their son. The nurse respects this decision in keeping with the principle of
A male patient suffered a brain injury from a motor vehicle accident and has no brain activity. The spouse has come up to see the patient every day for the past 2 months. She asks the nurse, Do you think when he moves his hands he is responding to my voice? The nurse feels bad because she believes the movements are involuntary, and the prognosis is grim for this patient. She states, He can hear you, and it appears he did respond to your voice. The nurse is violating which principle of ethics?
The nurse is faced with an ethical issue. When assessing the ethical issue, the nurse must first
A nursing student is doing a survey of fellow nursing students. Which ethical concept is the student following when calculating the risk-to-benefit ratio and concluding that no harmful effects were associated with a survey?
A nurse on the unit makes a error in the calculation of the dose of medication for a critically ill patient. The patient suffered no ill consequences from the administration. The nurse decides not to report the error or file an incident report. The nurse is violating which principle of ethics?
An unconscious patient is treated in the emergency department for head trauma. The patient is unconscious and on life support for 2 weeks prior to making a full recovery. The initial actions of the medical team are based on which ethical principle?
A 28-year-old married woman received word that she is pregnant. Sadly, the patient is not able to carry the pregnancy because she suffers from long QT syndrome, which causes an abnormality of the heart, meaning any rush of adrenaline could prove fatal. The pregnant patient states, I want to have this baby. The nurse realizes that this is a conflict that involves the ethical principle of