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:
© 2015
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781455733668
eBook ISBN:
9780323241021
eBook ISBN:
9780323291743
eBook ISBN:
9781455733651