Joanne D Hess

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  • Joanne D Hess
  • Nursing philosophy : an international journal for…
  • 2003
Nurse philosopher Sally Gadow (1999) has proposed the relational narrative between patient and nurse as a 'postmodern turn' for nursing ethics. She has conceptualized this moral approach as the construction by patient and nurse of a coauthored narrative describing the good they are seeking, as well as the means to achieve this good. The purpose of this(More)
The aesthetic is a way of knowing the meaning of and the meaning in the art of nursing. The art of creating stained glass offers a personal metaphor for nursing's essence; the art of caring. Both arts aim to fulfil the potential of their subjects to achieve a harmony that goes beyond their individual components. Stained glass artistry and caring in nursing(More)
  • J D Hess
  • ANS. Advances in nursing science
  • 1996
Compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens is a construct that begs for consideration from an ethical perspective. This article offers a dialectical study of the nurse-client relationship, derived from Gadow's framework of ethical knowledge, that provides an alternative to compliance as context for nursing therapeutics. The dialectic move from(More)
  • J D Hess
  • Journal of professional nursing : official…
  • 1996
Educational preparation for entry into nursing practice is an issue that has been the subject of intense debate among nursing educators and leaders, but it has yet to be resolved. This issue is surrounded by practice, licensure, and education dilemmas that are examined from an ethical perspective. The ethical principles of justice, fidelity, and utility are(More)
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