Law and Clinical Risk in Midwifery

1st Edition

The Right to a Perfect Baby?

Authors:

  • Andrew Symon
  • Jo Wilson
    • Print ISBN 9780750628518

    Table of Contents

    Introduction; Principles of Clinical Governance; Clinical Risk Modification - a collaborative approach to midwifery care; The midwife and the legal environment; Intra and inter-professional behaviour and communication; The role of the Midwifery Manager and Supervisor of Midwives; Consent issues during pregnancy and childbirth; Genetic counselling - legal and ethical dilemmas private; The tools of risk management and their application to midwifery practice; The consumer view; The victims of midwifery accidents; The way forward: clinical competence, co-operation and communication.

    Details

    No. of pages:
    192
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2002
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Books for Midwives
    Print ISBN:
    9780750628518