HW315_UNIT 8_ASSIGNMENT_AMY_NOLAN.docx - Running Head UNIT 8 ASSIGNMENT 1 Ethical issues in health care Amy Nolan Purdue University Running Head UNIT 8

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Running Head: UNIT 8 ASSIGNMENT 1 Ethical issues in health care Amy Nolan Purdue University
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Running Head: UNIT 8 ASSIGNMENT 2 “Health care ethics at its simplest, is a set of moral principles, beliefs and values that guide us in making choices about medical care. At the core of health care ethics is our sense of right and wrong and our beliefs about rights we possess and duties we owe others. Thinking carefully about the ethical aspects of health care decisions helps us make choices that are right, good, fair and just Et” (Medical ethics. n.d.). In health care whether it is a doctor, nurse or another health care professionals making ethical decisions everyday about patient care must be a priority (Medical ethics. n.d.). There are several ethics in health care of which there are three ethical issues I see being discussed regular basis such as opioid crisis, noncompliant patients, and abortion. According to Stratton (2018), “The number of deaths by drug overdose in the United States tripled between 1999 and 2014 and reached a historic peak in 2015. Opioids were
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