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Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professions

With coverage of both legal and ethical issues, this text gives you the foundation to handle common health care challenges in everyday practice. The new edition also includes a variety of exercises to help reinforce text content, as well as updated examples and case studies to help you apply information to professional practice.

Paperback, 264 Pages

Published: February 2014

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-3366-8

Contents

  • 1. The Legal System
    2. Ethical and Bioethical Issues
    3. The Medical Malpractice Lawsuit and the Trial Process
    4. Disciplinary Actions
    5. Work Place Issues
    6. Documentation
    7. Intentional and Quasi-Intentional Torts
    8. Statutory Reporting/Public Duties
    9. Professional Liability Insurance and Disciplinary Defense Insurance
    10. Death and Dying Issues
    11. Conflict Management
    12. Business Aspects of Healthcare
    Appendixes
    Glossary
    Index

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