NUR 703 Week 1 DQ 1- In an inpatient clinical setting, a patient refuses….
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NUR 703 Week 1 DQ 1
Ethics and Public Policy in Healthcare Delivery - Introductions
In an inpatient clinical setting, a patient refuses surgical intervention in favor of medical management for coronary artery disease. The health care delivery team and the patient’s family favor surgical intervention. Can this dilemma be resolved solely on the theories of deontology and teleology? Why or why not? How would you resolve the issue? When discussing resolutions, please address each of the following ethical principles: autonomy, beneficence, nonmaleficence, veracity, fidelity, paternalism justice, and respect for others. If a previous student addressed one of the principles, move on to another. Please remember to cite appropriate references and use APA format (6thedition).