This book examines key ethical frameworks and debates within the field of healthcare, locating them firmly in their social and occupational contexts. Guiding students through a range of dilemmas and difficulties encountered in health care practice with case studies and real-life examples, this lively text illustrates how to apply knowledge to professional practice and decision-making. Key FeaturesOffers a critical and reflective understanding of health care ethics and valuesPresents an interprofessional approachRelates theory to ‘everyday’ ethicsIncludes student-friendly features such as real-life examples, ‘thinking about’ points, and links to further reading  

Values, Health and Health Care

Values, health and health care

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Identify, describe and discuss what is meant in talking about ‘values’;
  • Discuss, especially as health care professionals (or professionals-in-training), how values are acquired;
  • Describe and discuss different ways in which it is ...
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