Category: Fundamentals of Nursing

Ethical Behavior

Ethical Behavior

Overview Ethics refers to well-founded standards of right and wrong that prescribe what humans ought to do, usually in terms of rights, obligations, benefits to society, fairness, or specific virtues....

Respiratory Patterns

Respiratory Patterns

Respiration Oxygen reaches the body cells and carbon dioxide is removed from the cells through respiration. Respiration involves two processes which is the external respiration and the internal respiration. The...

Ethical Principles

Ethical Principles

Ethical Principles The ethical principles provide a foundation for nursing practice. Ethical principles are defined as basis for nurse’s decisions on consideration of consequences and of universal moral principles when...

Ethical Issue: Euthanasia

Ethical Issue: Euthanasia

Definition Euthanasia is derived from the Greek words “eu” meaning good or well and “thanatus” meaning death. Thus, euthanasia means good or merciful death. It refers to the practice of...

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Preventing Needlestick Injuries

Working as a health professional means exposure to various work-related injuries ranging from back pain to needle stick injuries. Nurses especially are always at the front liners since their responsibility...