The paper will highlight the definition of ethics, the dilemma the nurse faces in the case study, and the possible solution.
The case study involves a 65-year-old Hispanic male admitted in hospitalwith hyperglycemia.
These are just several of the questions the nurse will have to answer to provide the best possible care for her patient.
All ethical decisions should comply with the code of ethics and always be for the patient’s health.
There are a lot of different beliefs surrounding ethics and the code of ethics.
Ethics and ethical issues have always existed, that is why they have put in place the code of ethics.
The American Nursing Association (ANA) Code of Ethics isa guideline to help nurses determine which course of action to pursue.
Every minute many ethical decisions are made, some may not comply with guidelines and others the patient’s will never understand.
The patient is dealing with the death of his wife and the patient’s daughter believes he is acting this way on purpose and is unable to care for him properly.
The aughter does not want to tell the doctor about the patient seeing a Curandero,but wants her father to be admitted into a nursing home in order for him to receive the proper care he needs.