An ethical or moral dilemma is a situation in which a person is required by their ethical code to take at least two actions and, while able to take either, is not able to take both. In other words, they face an ethical f... More »

Ethical dilemmas in nursing include issues such as suicide, honoring patients' rights to refuse treatment, deciding whether to provide honest answers to alleviate fears of health or making issues sound worse and giving p... More »

According to Everyday Health, one example of an ethical dilemma manifested itself during a 2013 survey of doctors. This study showed that 97 percent of doctors regularly prescribed placebos to their patients, procedures ... More »

Values education are long-term standards that help a person determine how they should approach a situation or person, which makes it an important component of determining how the future culture interacts and acts. Provid... More »

According to Everyday Health, one example of an ethical dilemma manifested itself during a 2013 survey of doctors. This study showed that 97 percent of doctors regularly prescribed placebos to their patients, procedures ... More »

One ethical dilemma that can be used in the classroom presents a scenario in which a student is smart, but not a good test taker. The student understands mathematical concepts and is faced with a test wherein she is nerv... More »

Patient autonomy is the most basic right of every individual and an example of a medical ethics dilemma. Autonomy means "self-rule" and involves the right of an individual to make choices that may go against a physician'... More »