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Author Seedhouse, David, 1956- author
Title Thoughtful health care : ethical awareness & reflective practice / David Seedhouse
Imprint London ; Thousand Oaks, California : SAGE Publications Ltd, 2017
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 人文社會聯圖  RA395.G6 S44 2017    AVAILABLE    30610020556452
Descript xvi, 199 pages : illustrations, portrait ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
The values delusion -- Labels -- Creating reality -- Odyssey -- Purpose -- Ethics is everywhere -- The delusion detector -- The toolkit
David Seedhouse explains how simplistic labeling, mindless targets and empty slogans have created a delusion of control and efficiency, obscuring actual patient and carer realities. Using thought-provoking examples from health care and beyond, the book advocates the restoration of thoughtfulness, creativity, and independence in health work. By reading this book, students and practitioners alike will be aided in developing their decision making and critical thinking skills, and ultimately serve those in their care better and with more honesty. The book ends with a powerful and practical toolkit that can be used thoughtfully and effectively by every open-minded health worker
Subject Ethics, Medical
Delivery of Health Care -- ethics
United Kingdom
Medical care -- Great Britain
Medical ethics -- Great Britain
Thoughtfulness
Medical care. fast (OCoLC)fst01013753
Medical ethics. fast (OCoLC)fst01014081
Thoughtfulness. fast (OCoLC)fst01150276
Great Britain. fast (OCoLC)fst01204623
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