Ethical Considerations in the Care of Dying Patients

  • L. Hockey
Part of the Medicolegal Library book series (MEDICOLEGAL, volume 4)


I would like to explore just one of the many ethical considerations which confront nurses and other health professionals in the care of dying patients. I have selected the patient’s right to dignity.


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    Ginsberg M (1965) On justice in society. Penguin, HarmondsworthGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Reid E (1975) Incontinence in nursing practice: an investigation of the nursing management of soiling in non-bedfast patients. Ph. D. thesis, University of EdinburghGoogle Scholar

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