Ethical and Legal Issues in Home Health and Longterm Care: Challenges and Solutions

Ethical and Legal Issues in Home Health and Longterm Care: Challenges and Solutions

By: D. Robbins (author)Paperback

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Description

"Ethical and Legal Issues in Home Health and Longterm Care" gives home health care providers practical approaches to the ethical and legal issues unique to home health care. The authors provide a sophisticated yet practical framework for developing and applying an ethics action plan. From establishing an ethics committee to integrating legal, clinical, and organizational concerns, to providing key medical-ethical decision making criteria for end-of-life decisions, the book offers home health and other community-based providers a comprehensive resource to guide staff and to avoid liability.

Contents

Ethical and Legal Issues in Home Health and Long-Term Care: An Overview ; Internal and External Forces Leading to the Emergence of Ethical Issues in Home Health and Long-Term Care ; Foundations and Applications in Ethics: Understanding Principles for Addressing Ethical Issues ; A Model for Making Better and More Justifiable Decisions ; Tracing the Legal Legacy Surrounding Consent and End-of-Life Decision Making: From Quinlan to Cruzan ; Formal Vehicles for Decision Making ; Developing Institutional Policies on Ethical Issues ; Conducting an Ethics Audit ; Clinical Ethics Rounds ; The Facility-Based Ethics Committee ; The Community-Based Ethics Committee: A New Concept To Meet New Challenges ; Integrating Clinical, Legal, Ethical, and Adminstrative Problem Solving and Decision Making

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780834207837
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 254
  • ID: 9780834207837
  • weight: 492
  • ISBN10: 0834207834

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