NSHEN remains committed to providing health ethics resources during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please visit our Ethics Resource menu for ethics-related items or use our search function at the top of the page.
“Tho’ Much is Taken, Much Abides”: A Good Life Within Dementia
Ethics in Health Care Practice – from a Nurse Perspective
Poverty – Not a Justification for Banning Physician-Assisted Death
White Coat Black Art
Seniors tell Dr. Brian Goldman what it’s really like to live in long-term care (Encore)
Ethical Issues in Long Term Care
Ethics in Health Care Leadership
When patients go to the doctor, Ofri writes, they’re inclined to tell the “story” of their illness, from beginning to end, while doctors are trained to look for the “chief complaint.” Little wonder, then, that research shows “doctors typically interrupt patients within 12 seconds.”
Plain Language Definitions – Ethics Health Care Terms
Straightforward Definitions of Terms in Health Ethics
Talking about values and principles in health care ethics can be confusing, especially if some of the words are unfamiliar. NSHEN created a plain language definitions document which have short definitions to help make it clearer what some of the words that we use in ethics work mean.
Case Database Website
We recently updated our Case Database with new cases on a variety of topics.
Check out the case website here
Ethics NSHA Ethics Support website now available!
Requesting Ethics Support across Nova Scotia Health Authority Zones is now available….
NSHEN has a library of new release fiction and non-fiction books and audiobooks available for reserving.
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