Issues and Trends in Nursing: Essential Knowledge for Today and Tomorrow
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Chapter 15: Ethical Decision Making and Moral Choices

Interactive case study: "Informed Decision-Making: The Importance of Giving Options to the Patient." Patient and physician discuss starting insulin. The process is outlined during the video. The viewer can click on targeted sections of the outline for a short "movie" disclosing either the patient or the doctor's thoughts at that point in the discussion.
"Informed Decision-Making: The Importance of Giving Options to the Patient"
American Nurses Association: Ethics and Standards
ANA Code of Ethics
The Bazelon Center serves as a legal advocate for people with mental disabilities. This website discussed the major legal issues concerning the mentally ill.
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
National Institutes of Health: The Office of Protection of Human Subjects
States' Legislation on Advanced Directives
US Department of Health and Human Services: HIPAA

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