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In-home monitoring of persons with dementia: Ethical guidelines for technology research and development
Ethics consultations in the hospital.
- R. Purtilo
- MedicineThe New England journal of medicine
- 11 October 1984
I have just returned from providing an ethics consultation involving one of the situations clinicians hope never to face, a full-term male infant born with a gastroschisis, where total parenteral nutrition should be initiated.
Ostomies and continent diversions : nursing management
The focus is on the nurse's role in educating the patient and family before the surgery, during the hospital stay, at discharge and during follow-up, and the text presents specific guidelines for nursing care, incorporating recent research and clinical findings.
Team challenges. Regulatory constraints and patient empowerment.
Ethical issues involved in responding constructively to the challenges of providing high quality services in an era when government and other regulations place constraints on what the rehabilitation team can offer are discussed.
Complexities in Decision Making for Persons with Disabilities Nearing End of Life
- E. Robinson, Marion Phipps, R. Purtilo, Angelica Tsoumas, Marguerite Hamel-Nardozzi
- Medicine, PhilosophyTopics in stroke rehabilitation
- 1 October 2006
Three categories of disability are presented that do not claim to be absolute but rather offer clinicians and ethicists a lens through which to reflect on bias that unconsciously may influence their approach to the patient who is seriously ill and may be nearing the end of life.
Interprofessional ethics in rehabilitation: the dreamcatcher journey.
This paper discusses the work as part of an interdisciplinary community of ethics educators who have been grappling with ethics education in rehabilitation over the last 7 years and proposes components of a moral foundation required for continued interprofessional dialogue and work.
Applying the principles of informed consent to patient care. Legal and ethical considerations for physical therapy.
- R. Purtilo
- Medicine, PsychologyPhysical therapy
- 1 June 1984
Legal and ethical considerations regarding informed consent for the evaluation and treatment of patients in physical therapy practice are presented and practical suggestions are offered to physical therapists to help them assess their need for obtaining informed consent.
Understanding ethical issues. The physical therapist as ethicist.
- R. Purtilo
- PsychologyPhysical therapy
- 1 March 1974