Chapter 14. Ethical Principles in Healthcare

  1. Nicola Cooper Specialist Registrar1,
  2. Kirsty Forrest Consultant in Anaesthesia2 and
  3. Paul Cramp Consultant in Anaesthesia3

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757925.ch14

Essential Guide to Generic Skills

Essential Guide to Generic Skills

How to Cite

Cooper, N., Forrest, K. and Cramp, P. (2006) Ethical Principles in Healthcare, in Essential Guide to Generic Skills, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470757925.ch14

Author Information

  1. 1

    General Internal Medicine and Care of the Elderly, Yorkshire, UK

  2. 2

    The Leeds Teaching Hospitals, NHS Trust Leeds, UK

  3. 3

    Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Bradford Teaching Hospitals, NHS Trust, Bradford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405139731

Online ISBN: 9780470757925

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Keywords:

  • healthcare;
  • ethics;
  • medical law;
  • paternalism;
  • medical practice

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Ethics and the law

  • The Four Principles approach

  • Paternalism

  • Consequentialism

  • Rights-based ethics

  • International declarations

  • Exercise

  • Self-assessment: Case histories

  • Self-assessment: Discussion

  • References

  • Further resource