Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professions (3rd Revised edition)

Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professions (3rd Revised edition)

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With all of the information you need to prepare yourself for legal and ethical situations in the healthcare setting, Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Occupations, 2nd Edition provides balanced coverage of the issues students and professionals face daily. The author presents a guide to common issues that may arise in practice, as well as the "danger zones��? in clinical situations that could escalate into conflict or dispute if not handled correctly. A short, concise format makes content easy to read and understand. 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. 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. A revised Imaging Liability and Litigation chapter describes how society holds healthcare workers accountable in the workplace. Important HIPAA information includes the latest privacy guidelines along with ethical and legal implications.

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

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781455733668
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 264
  • ID: 9781455733668
  • ISBN10: 1455733660
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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