The moral significance of intimacy in nurse-patient relationships

This dissertation articulates the conceptual foundation for, and moral significance of, clinical intimacy in nurse-patient relationships. American bioethics has embraced the paradigm of professionalism in characterizing appropriate relationships between healthcare providers and their patients. Contr...

Full description

Author: Timothy W Kirk
Degree Work Type: Dissertation (Ph.D.)
Institution: Villanova University
Format: Degree Work
Language: English
Published: 2004
Subjects:
College of Arts and Sciences Alumni