Legal, Ethical, and Political Issues in Nursing (2nd edition)

Legal, Ethical, and Political Issues in Nursing (2nd edition)

By: Tonia D. Aiken (editor)Paperback

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Tonia Aiken's text takes a user-friendly, practical approach, and provides all the features nursing educators and students rely on for comprehensive legal and ethical advice. It includes chapters on risk management and conflict management, critical-thinking features, an emphasis on ethical issues, and examines the role of the nurse in the political process. "After reading this, the healthcare professional will be better informed and prepared in dealing with legal issues. Educators will find this a useful tool for the classroom." -- Volume 26, No. 3, May/June 2004 issue of the Journal for Healthcare Quality.

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Part 1 Nursing practice: nursing practice; standards of care. Part 2 Nursing and the law: the law; lobbying. Part 3 Nursing ethics: ethics in nursing. Part 4 Liability in professional practice: intentional and quasi-intentional torts; common areas of negligence and liability; documentation and the nurse; electronic documentation; risk management; informed consent; facility liability; liability of the nurse manager; the nurse and the medical malpractice lawsuit; the expert; professional liability insurance. Part 5 Professional issues: the nurse and the contract; conflict management and the nurse.

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/09/2003
  • ISBN13: 9780803605718
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 480
  • ID: 9780803605718
  • weight: 590
  • ISBN10: 0803605714
  • edition: 2nd edition

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