Ethics perspectives on end-of-life care

Virginia P. Tilden

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Aggressive medical management of the terminally ill has given rise to significant issues in the ethics of end-of-life care. The major ethics principles of autonomy, beneficence, and justice help frame existing research findings. A wave of national initiatives to improve end-of-life care is occurring.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)162-167
Number of pages6
JournalNursing outlook
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)


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