In the past decade or so, increasing numbers of hospitals and academic programs in the United States and other parts of the world, have begun to use Watson’s Theory of Human Caring in very specific ways. Watson’s theory can serve as a guide to changing nursing practice. It can change the culture of hospital nursing and academic nursing (Watson, 2009). Watson’s caring theory can be incorporated into many current nursing interventions. Some of them would include active listening, preventing falls, preventing illness, controlling pain, promoting self-care, and restoring health.
Human privacy, dignity, justice, autonomy in decision making, precision and accuracy in caring, commitment, human relation-ship, sympathy, honesty, and individual & professional competency. Conclusions:- This study showed that common ethical values are generally shared within the global community. However, in several areas, influences of social, cultural, and economical status and religious beliefs on values result in a different definition of these values. This study revealed that based on humanistic nature of nursing, common values in nursing protect human dignity and respect to the patients.
Ethical decision making in a health care system is undertaken to enable health professionals to increase their awareness of ethical issues involved in their practice and to guide them in arriving at sound, justifiable decisions (Amado, 2004). In the clinical setting, it requires a trained sensitivity to make good ethical decisions to ethical issues and a practiced method for exploring the ethical aspects of a decision and weighing the
The study evaluates the effect of adolescent depression after a decade with respect to social, demographic, and health outcomes. The results suggest a significant correlation with depression recurrence, migraine headaches and lower level of self-reported health status. There is little correlation with the individual’s education, career, income or relationship status. An analysis of these outcomes helps in understanding the effect of adolescent depression and need for screening and treatment. Richardson, L.P., Ludman, E., McCauley, E., Lindenbaum, J., Larison, C., Zhou, C., Clarke, G., Brent, D., & Katon, W. (2014, August 27).
Humanistic medicine is medical treatment where doctors interact with patients. For example, doctors listen to patients, communicate with them openly, show them empathy and bedside manner. There are three important points about humanistic medicine. First, practicing humanistic medicine will improve effect of the treatment. Because by practicing humanistic medicine, the doctors can earn the patients’ trust.
There are several other criteria’s present which in cumulated make clinical research ethical to some extent. To evaluate clinical research that it is ethical or not there are minimum seven parameters/ studies were need to understand and identified felicitously. 1) Value enrichments of health or knowledge must be derived from the research; 2) Scientific validity should be performed to justify the research methodology 3) Fair subject selection scientific objectives, the potential and distribution of risks and reimbursements, should define populations selected as study sites and the insertion criteria for distinct subjects all the criteria should be fulfilled with logical reasoning without biasness; no bias should be present in selecting of subject. So, at that time randomization approach should be
Furthermore, they consider problems faced by patients and try to solve them. Given that care is core of nursing performance, perhaps ethical sensitivity of ethical leaders could be considered related to their sense of dutifulness; an attribute
Clinical decision support system (CDSS)is a system that assist in compiling patient -specific information with a list of possible prognosis, treatments, drug interactions , as well as reminders for the patient’s care all while giving the clinicians a database to input new information in knowledge-base for the specific patient. CDS has a number of important benefits such as Increased quality of care and enhanced health outcomes, Avoidance of errors and adverse events, Improved efficiency, cost-benefit, and provider and patient satisfaction. The summary for first study antibiotic resistance is now a major issue confronting healthcare providers and their patients because if we do not use antibiotics carefully, they will lose their efficacy.
In theory, each is of equal weight or position. In practice, however, respect for patient independence often takes importance over the others. There are basic principles of health ethics. Each addresses a value that arises in interactions between providers and patients. The principles address the issue of fairness, honesty, and respect for fellow human beings.
Patient satisfaction has been defined as the degree of congruency between a patient expectation of ideal care and her receives. Patient satisfaction represents a key marker for the quality of health care delivery and this internationally accepted factor needs to be studied repeatedly for smooth functioning of the health care systems. A better appreciation of the factor pertaining to client satisfaction would result in implementation of custom made programs according to the requirements of the patient, as perceived by patient and service providers. Patient is the best judge since she accurately assesses and her input help in the overall improvement of quality health care provision through the rectification of the system weaknesses by the concerned authorities. Satisfaction in service provision is increasingly being used as a measure of health system performance.
An informed consent is concise information that gives the patient an opportunity to comprehend the risks and benefits of the medical attention they will or will not receive (Illingworth & Parmet, 2006). It gives the patient the ability to have a legitimate decision making choice while clarifying any questions the patient may have for the doctor (De Bord, 2014). Eyal (2011), suggested that the main components of an informed consent consist of protection, autonomy, and trust. The informed consent protects the patient’s health and welfare while autonomy helps to promote decision making of one’s own self. Trust is very important because the community should be able to trust their care takers and act in accordance with with their medical advice.
The second ethical issue is informed consent. Telehealth must provide enough information to the patient information to assist them in making informed consent. The third ethical issue is access to care. Telehealth ensures equitability in access to care, a vital ethical gain for patients. Lastly is autonomy.