Bibliography: Nurse Autonomy

by Chris MacDonald, Ph.D.



[Note: This bibliography is under construction. Please feel free to send suggestions for additions.]

Beauchamp TL, Childress JF. Principles of biomedical ethics, fourth edition. New York:
Oxford University Press, 1994.

Creighton H. The nurse as expert witness. Nurs Manage 1988; 19(8): 22–23.

Cullen C. Autonomy and the nurse practitioner. Nurs Stand 2000; 14(21): 53–56.

Culpepper MM, Adams PG. Nursing in the Civil War. Am J Nurs 1988; 88: 981–84.

Davies C, Savage J, Smith R. Doctors and nurses: changing family values? BMJ 1999; 319: 463–64.

Davino M. You don’t have to care for every patient. RN 1996; 59(9): 63–67.

Donchin A. Reworking autonomy: toward a feminist perspective. Camb Q Healthc Ethics 1995; 4: 44–55.

Ells C. Shifting the autonomy debate to theory as ideology. J Med Philos 2001; 26: 417–30.

MacDonald C. “Relational Professional Autonomy,” Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, (Vol. 11 Iss. 3, July 2002, 282-289).

MacDonald C. “Nurse Autonomy as Relational.” Nursing Ethics (2002) 9:2. 194-201. [abstract]

MacDonald C. Clinical standards and the structure of professional obligation. Prof Ethics 2000; 8: 7–17.

Eubanks P. Nursing restructuring renews focus on patient-centered care. Hospitals 1990; 64(8): 60–62.

Powers JL. Accepting and refusing assignments. Nurs Manage 1993; 24(9): 64–67.

Prosterman P. Who sets the standard? What happens when a court decides to put an entire profession on trial? CA Magazine 1992; 125(4): 46–50.

Sherwin S. A relational approach to autonomy in health care. In: Sherwin S ed. The politics of women’s health: exploring agency and autonomy. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 1998: 19–47.

Yeo M. A primer in ethical theory. In: Yeo M, Moorhouse A eds. Concepts and cases in
nursing ethics, second edition. Peterborough, ON: Broadview, 1996: 27–55.



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