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Ethical Principles of Nursing

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An individual's right of self-determination and freedom of decision making.
Autonomy
Doing good for clients and providing benefit balanced against risk.
Beneficence
Doing no harm to clients.
Nonmaleficence
Being fair to all and giving equal treatment, including distributing benefits, risks, and costs equally.
Justice
Being loyal and faithful to commitments and accountable for responsibilities.
Fidelity
Telling the truth and not intentionally deceiving or misleading clients.
Veracity
The prohibition of some disclosures of information gained in certain relationships without the consent of the original source of the information.
Confidentiality
A right of limited physical or informational inaccessibility.
Privacy