Persistant vegitative state and pregnancy, the ethical dilemma
In everyday life, nurses do face many ethical dilemmas. This kind of dilemmas makes them to learn more about their profession. It also helps them to shape their morals and values. The article “In the name of good intentions: nurses’ perspectives on caring for a pregnant patient in a persistent vegetative state” discusses a case from admission to discharge involving a twenty-two-year-old pregnant patient, Judy, who had an anoxic brain injury (Hiossi, et al., 2006). The injury was caused by abuse of heroin overdose and the nurses’ accounts of how they felt during the client’s hospital stay
Could you imagine having all your dreams and goals stripped from you? Unwanted pregnancy from rape could prevent a woman from her future plans, dreams, and goals.