According to Cripen and Barnto 2011 P 128 there is need to change and reduce

According to cripen and barnto 2011 p 128 there is

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challenge in the entire health industry in term of cost implications. According to Cripen and Barnto (2011, P. 128), there is need to change and reduce any future costs and address with a lot of concerns the ethical dilemmas faced or else the affected population will have compromised healthcare. Ethical standards and resources allocation in an aging population and end-of-life care Nurses should merit the confidence of the patients they come across, giving them full measure of service and devotion. However, resources scarcity such as beds, drugs, time or even the number of patients in need makes this difficult. At the same time, patient autonomy, beneficence and stewardship of resources comprise the basis of ethical guidelines to nurses.
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When family has the right to make decisions and is in conflict with the patients needs, then there arises a conflict with the nurses’ desire of prioritizing beneficence (Crippen & Barnato, 2011). In this matter, the patient and the families should be educated on the matter so that they can make informed decisions. Another issue is the ethical principle of accurate stewardship of resources. This is very essential especially in end of life care where treatments are costly and
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