Publication Year: 2010
Authors/Editor: Foster, Illysa R. and Lasser, Jon
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 90
An applied ethics book designed for both students and practicing midwives to build ethical thinking in the context of daily practice
This unique text uses an accessible writing style and includes chapters on diversity and justice, informed consent, multiple relationships, confidentiality and privacy, scope of practice, and others. Realistic case examples throughout the text encourage critical thinking in applied ethics. The authors present a unique model for midwives’ ethical thinking and appendices include widely used codes of ethics in the field.