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

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

By: Tonia Dandry Aiken (author), Elsevier (author)Paperback

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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. It is a short, concise format makes content easy to read and understand.

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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

  • publication date: 03/03/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781455733668
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 264
  • ID: 9781455733668
  • weight: 431
  • ISBN10: 1455733660
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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