Case Study. Nursing Ethics of Treatment Refusal by Patients in Japan
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Konishi, Emiko; Yahiro, Michiko; Nakajima, Naoko; Ono, Miki (2009-09)Harmony is one of the most fundamental Japanese values. It is derived from Confucianism and encompasses a state of mind, an action process and outcomes of the action. This article draws on research data and discusses ...
The Ethics of Withdrawing Artificial Food and Fluid From Terminally Ill Patients: An End-of-Life Dilemma for Japanese Nurses and Families Konishi, Emiko; Davis, Anne J.; Aiba, Toshiaki (2002-01)End-of-life issues have become an urgent problem in Japan, where people are among the longest lived in the world and most of them die while connected to high-technology medical equipment. This study examines a sensitive ...