Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing : Assignment

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Essay on Ethical and Legal issuesin Nursing
TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRIDCUTION.............................................................................................................................3MAIN BODY...................................................................................................................................3CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................7REFERENCES................................................................................................................................8
INTRIDCUTIONFrustration has been termed as the complex emotion having the huge impact andinterference in day to day activities. there are the negative consequences that are been faced bythe patients along with having stoppage their self-care activities or even to have their essentialprescription. In the case of frustration, the patients need more of care and support for the hardtimes. Nurse turned out to be the major source in term to providing moral support and care topatients. The following case in regarding the nurse Mavis, 70 years old gone under thelaparotomy for an acute bowel obstruction. The case more have the further information regardingthe abnormal symptoms in terms of change in expression and abnormal changes in bodyparameters. Further more she has been frustrated giving injury to herself and want to go home. Inthe report, there will be the discussion regarding the possible course of action that can be takenalong with ethical principles and doctrine concepts. There will be discussion regarding theethical principles conflict with law along with application of various code of conduct and ethicswhich are applicable case.MAIN BODYFrustration and self-harm are becoming the part of interdependency of each other. As in the case,due to the age factor of Mavis, 70 years she has become frustrated from the laparotomy for anacute bowel obstruction and its continuous medication from the term time. In the following casewhen the nurse has identified the changes in the blood pressure and heart beat and the continuouschange in behaviourIngham-Broomfield, (2017). The nurse should take the course inaction thereshould be assurance that the patients should not be left alone during the time of hospitalization.As in the case it has been observed that nurse leave Mavis alone which turned to find her invisitor room, where she has turned as taking self-harming cases. The nurse should have properlyassessed the changes of the medication along with able to patient to contract the for the safetywithin the next 24- 48 hours. The next course of action that the nurse is to take s having theproper assistance in having the identification of behaviour, feeling and thoughts and handle thestressful situations.There are various ethical principles about nursing such as the Autonomy, Beneficence,Fidelity, Informed Consent,Integrity, Justice, Nonmaleficence, Paternalism,Veraciy As Well AsPrivacy And Confidentionality. The ethical theory related to autonomy refers the paitents havethe patients understanding regarding the deciosn about the health care and the lives wuth the
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