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[Considering body ethics in the healthcare profession].
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PMID:  25271027     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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This article uses the theory of body phenomenology and Watson's caring theory to develop and apply body ethics to the clinical healthcare profession. This attempt is meant to facilitate deep, humanistic experiences for healthcare personnel. The analysis of body phenomenology reveals that the soul is banished from her familiar and comfortable "at-home" status when illness and pain invade the body. In such situations, the body becomes an external object that is self-alienated. This experience induces experiences such as solitude and violence. However, it also holds the potential to expose the original morality of the body. Additionally, this article discusses popular tools used in clinical ethics such as principalism and virtual-based ethics, which are based on moral reasoning and moral feeling. In contrast to these, body ethics seek a more profound and humble level of sensibility that is able to implant authenticity into the ethics. Finally, we offer some suggestions related to Watson's caring theory.
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Authors:
Shin-Yun Wang
Publication Detail:
Type:  English Abstract; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hu li za zhi The journal of nursing     Volume:  61     ISSN:  0047-262X     ISO Abbreviation:  Hu Li Za Zhi     Publication Date:  2014 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-10-01     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0073267     Medline TA:  Hu Li Za Zhi     Country:  China (Republic : 1949- )    
Other Details:
Languages:  chi     Pagination:  7-12     Citation Subset:  IM; N    
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