Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professions - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9781455733668, 9781455733651

Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professions

3rd Edition

Paperback ISBN: 9781455733668
eBook ISBN: 9781455733651
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 28th February 2014
Page Count: 264

Description

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.

Key Features

  • Detailed coverage of current legal and ethical issues and case law help facilitate classroom discussion and make concepts more relevant.
  • What If? boxes present ethical dilemmas and help you apply concepts from the book to real-life examples.
  • Updated case studies discuss the issues faced in a variety of healthcare settings.

Table of 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

Details

No. of pages:
264
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2015
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Paperback ISBN:
9781455733668
eBook ISBN:
9781455733651
eBook ISBN:
9780323291743
eBook ISBN:
9780323241021