Ethics and Discovering New Meanings With Metaphors
Metaphors are widely understood concepts or structures of human understanding undergirded with transformational creativity. The usages of metaphors are ubiquitous; they are used to convey unique meaning messages in healthcare disciplines. This article begins an ethical straight-thinking discussion of the defining aspects of metaphors and their usage in the discipline of nursing. The humanbecoming paradigm is used to discover new meanings of the metaphor hands-on and its ethical implications for understanding in the discipline of nursing.