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IJES 2019, 2(1): 16-22 Back to browse issues page
Analysis of Geriatric Dignity as an Ethical Component by the ‎Rodgers Evolutionary Approach
Nazila Vosoughi *, Farahnaz Mohammadi-shahboulagi, Hamidreza Khankeh, Ghasem Abotalebi-daryasari
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Background: One of the most fundamental principles that should be considered in the care ‎of ‎the elderly is dignity. This study aims to analyze the concept of dignity in elderly by the ‎Rogers' ‎evolutionary approach. The most relevant concepts to dignity were included respect, independence and privacy ‎of ‎the elderly. There are four types of dignity. One of them is inherent dignity that everyone has it. ‎Merit, moral and personal identity are the other types of dignity. Maintenance of privacy, ‎personal ‎information, proper communication and sensitivity to the needs of the elderly are the ‎precedent of dignity.  Identity preservation, personal participation, feeling of ‎security, achieving ‎the satisfaction by old adults, improving the quality of life, happiness, ‎elderly prosperity, and ‎so on are the antecedents of dignity.‎
Conclusion‏:‏ Dignity is a complex, abstractive, multidimensional, and evolutionary concept ‎that ‎should be considered as part of careers' thinking in order to provide appropriate nursing ‎care. ‎In this study, some of its most relevant dimensions were clarified in the nursing ‎context, ‎reflecting changes in some of the relevant features and concepts in recent decades. It is necessary that nurses consider them in their daily action.
 
Keywords: Dignity, Elderly, Rodgers’ approach
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2019/03/31 | Accepted: 2019/03/31 | Published: 2019/03/31
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Vosoughi N, Mohammadi-shahboulagi F, Khankeh H, Abotalebi-daryasari G. Analysis of Geriatric Dignity as an Ethical Component by the ‎Rodgers Evolutionary Approach. IJES. 2019; 2 (1) :16-22
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مجله بین المللی اخلاق و جامعه International Journal of Ethics and Society
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