Helen McCabe

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  • Helen McCabe
  • Nursing philosophy : an international journal for…
  • 2007
In an earlier article, it was found that the terms of preference utilitarianism are insufficiently sound for guiding nursing activity in general, including in relation to nursing involvement in euthanasia. In this article, I shall examine the terms of a more traditional philosophical approach in order to determine the moral legitimacy, or otherwise, of(More)
  • Helen McCabe
  • Nursing philosophy : an international journal for…
  • 2007
Preference utilitarians are concerned to maximize the autonomous choices of individuals; for this reason, they argue that nurses ought to advocate for those patients who desire assistance with ending their lives. This approach prompts us to consider, then, the moral validity of nursing involvement in measures intended to end the lives of patients. In this(More)
  • Helen McCabe
  • Autism : the international journal of research…
  • 2013
The purpose of this study was to gain an in-depth understanding of autism intervention in China, including history, progress, and current challenges. This qualitative research study included interviews with experienced professionals and observation at autism intervention organizations. Analysis of this empirical data led to three themes regarding this(More)
Substantial research efforts have been devoted to developing a cure for autism, but some advocates of people with autism claim that these efforts are misguided and even harmful. They claim that there is nothing wrong with people with autism, so there is nothing to cure. Others argue that autism is a serious and debilitating disorder and that a cure for(More)
BACKGROUND The authors and 2 Chinese parents established 2 support groups in China. One group was for parents of children with autism, and the other was for young adults with either mental health issues or intellectual disability, and their parents. The purpose of this study was to examine the meaning and effectiveness of these groups from the parents'(More)
The radiographer I am today is not the same radiographer I was in 1982 – my role has changed. This change did not occur by chance; it may have started out as an organic process but ended up as something that was directed and intentional. This paper reflects on my experiences in driving and advocating cultural change in radiography in my hospital and beyond.(More)