Medical Law and Ethics

Medical Law and Ethics Author Bonnie F. Fremgen
ISBN-10 9780134092683
Year 2015-02-16
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher Pearson
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For all courses in medical law and/or ethics in programs for nurses, medical assistants, and all allied health care professions Complete, accessible, and up-to-date Written for health professionals of all kinds—not lawyers— Medical Law and Ethics covers the full spectrum of topics that affect practice. Fully updated coverage includes: the legal system, professional liability and medical malpractice, physician’s responsibilities, medical records, ethical and bioethical issues, and current regulations. Actual legal cases illuminate subjects ranging from patient confidentiality and abortion to death and dying. Med Tips provide quick scenarios and guidance about law and ethics. Each chapter contains glossary terms, exercises, and an actual case; appendices provide current sample codes of ethics.

Medical Law and Ethics

Medical Law and Ethics Author Jonathan Herring
ISBN-10 9780198702269
Year 2014-04-24
Pages 659
Language en
Publisher Oxford University Press, USA
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Medical Law and Ethics covers not only the core legal principles, key cases, and statutes that govern medical law, but also explores the key ethical debates and dilemmas that exist in the field to ensure that the law is firmly embedded within its context. Carefully constructed features highlight these debates, drawing out the European angles, religious beliefs, and feminist perspectives which influence legal regulations. Other features such as "a shock to the system", "public opinion" and "reality check" introduce further sociological aspects, contributing to the lively and engaging manner with which the subject is approached. Online Resource Centre This book is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre which includes: * Bibliography and further reading * Links to key cases * Author video podcast * Web links * Links to key sites with information on medical law and ethics

Medicine Patients and the Law

Medicine  Patients and the Law Author Margaret Brazier
ISBN-10 9780141968650
Year 2011-09-29
Pages 672
Language en
Publisher Penguin UK
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Medicine, Patients and the Law is a leading book in its field, aimed at practitioners and students of both law and medicine, as well as the general reader. It examines the regulation of medical practice, the rights and duties of patients and their medical advisers, the provision of compensation for medical mishaps and the framework of rules governing those delicate issues of life and death where medicine, morals and the law overlap. The fifth edition of this highly acclaimed book is fully updated to cover recent changes in law and medical practice. Clear explanations of legal issues make this book accessible and absorbing.

Law and Ethics for Medical Careers

Law and Ethics for Medical Careers Author Karen Judson
ISBN-10 0073022632
Year 2006
Pages 350
Language en
Publisher McGraw-Hill Science, Engineering & Mathematics
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Law and Ethics for Medical Careers, 4th edition, provides an overview of the laws and ethics you should know to help you give competent, compassionate care to patients that is within acceptable legal and ethical boundaries. The text can also serve as a guide to help you resolve the many legal and ethical questions you may reasonably expect to face as a student and, later, as a health care practitioner. The text features pertinent legal cases, anecdotes, and sidebars related to health-related careers. Content has been updated and special attention has been paid to legislation affecting health care.

Law Liability and Ethics for Medical Office Professionals

Law  Liability  and Ethics for Medical Office Professionals Author Myrtle R. Flight
ISBN-10 9781305972728
Year 2017-06-29
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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Reflecting the newest regulations and technological advances in health care, LAW, LIABILITY, AND ETHICS FOR MEDICAL OFFICE PROFESSIONALS, SIXTH EDITION prepares you to face legal and ethical dilemmas in medical assisting. Designed to cover the most common issues, chapters start by exploring the business of health care and the legal system in general, and then move through legal topics you need to know, such as standard of care, employment laws, criminal and tortious acts, contractual issues, negligence, medical malpractice, and more. Next, you’ll get in touch with the sensitive side of health care, including patient confidentiality, patient health records and laws, professional ethics and behaviors, and the delicate issues you’ll face alongside patient births and deaths. Learning features throughout help you understand complex legal terms and offer ample opportunities to practice applying concepts, while grounding you in key laws with cases, news stories, and anecdotes. More than a text, this practical resource demonstrates your legal and ethical responsibilities on the job, as well as how to protect yourself, your employer, and your patients from malpractice and a variety of legal issues. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Mason and McCall Smith s Law and Medical Ethics

Mason and McCall Smith s Law and Medical Ethics Author John Kenyon Mason
ISBN-10 0199227756
Year 2011
Pages 688
Language en
Publisher Oxford University Press, USA
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This is an analysis of medical ethical concepts based on legal principles and court decisions, describing what actually happens in practice rather than what should happen and, where there are no precedents available, what is most likely to happen.

Medical Law

Medical Law Author Emily Jackson
ISBN-10 9780198743507
Year 2016-06-16
Pages 1064
Language en
Publisher Oxford University Press
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Medical Law: Text, Cases, and Materials offers all of the explanation, commentary, and extracts from cases and key materials that students need to gain a thorough understanding of this complex topic. Key case extracts provide the legal context, facts, and background; extracts from materials provide differing ethical perspectives and outline current debates; and the author's insightful commentary ensures that readers understand the facts of the cases and can navigate the ethical landscape to form their own understanding of medical law. Online resource centre Online updates to the law are provided alongside a searchable glossary of medical and legal terms.

Medical Law and Ethics

Medical Law and Ethics Author Shaun D. Pattinson
ISBN-10 0414031709
Year 2014-09-10
Pages 728
Language en
Publisher
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'Medical Law & Ethics' presents students with the major moral theories, the relevance of medical ethics and the tensions faced by existing regulatory structures and the system of medical care.

Law and Ethics in Complementary Medicine

Law and Ethics in Complementary Medicine Author Michael Weir
ISBN-10 9781952534980
Year 2016-09-28
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Allen & Unwin
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A valuable resource for those in clinical practice and students undertaking primary and secondary qualifications in the complementary medicine and therapy disciplines.' Caroline Smith, Professor, Complementary Medicine Research, National Institute of Complementary Medicine, Western Sydney University Comprehensive, unique and reflective of the current Australian legislative framework and AHPRA regulations, Michael Weir's Law and Ethics in Complementary Medicine remains the most widely used reference text in the field. A valuable handbook for professionals, students and researchers, the text addresses legal and ethical issues across a broad range of traditional, complementary and integrative practices. The text deals with legal and ethical issues in clinical relationships and provides practical guidelines for setting up and running a professional practice. Michael Weir systematically outlines the various aspects of the law which impact on clinical practice, including legal obligations to clients, consumer legislation and complaints processes, and professional boundaries. He explains how to navigate professional indemnity insurance, and the steps you need to take in setting up a professional practice from establishing a business name to dealing with employees. He also outlines the role of codes of ethics, and explores how to deal with tricky ethical issues in daily practice. This fifth edition is fully updated with in-depth treatment of the issue of ethical practice and professional decision making. It addresses recent changes in regulation and case law, including the development of the National Code of Conduct for Healthcare Workers and also now includes yoga and holistic counselling as modalities of complementary medicine.

Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing

Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing Author Ginny Wacker Guido
ISBN-10 0135079985
Year 2010
Pages 549
Language en
Publisher Prentice Hall
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Synopsis: The fifth edition of Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing continues the tradition of the fourth edition as the essential title that combines legal and ethical knowledge for students and practicing nurses and how they influence the professional practice of nursing. This influence reflects the expanding autonomous roles of nurses, in the public and community health arena, in acute-care settings, or in long-term and hospice settings. It also reflects changes in the health care delivery structure, including mandatory nurse-patient ratios, the downsizing or closing of hospitals and other health care delivery agencies, and the continued shortage of professional nurses. New to this edition: Expanded ethical coverage, including a new chapter that applies ethical theories to situations that nurses encounter. A new ethical issues feature highlighting some of the more frequently encountered ethical issues within an area of the law or clinical practice site. Updated information on current laws and their application to nursing. New chapter summary format allows easy review of chapter content. Much of the content is new or updated to reflect the changes in the law and in the practice of professional nursing.

Text Cases and Materials on Medical Law and Ethics

Text  Cases and Materials on Medical Law and Ethics Author Marc Stauch
ISBN-10 9780415582315
Year 2011
Pages 632
Language en
Publisher Routledge
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Text, Cases & Materials on Medical Law and Ethics presents a valuable collection of materials relating to this topical and increasingly controversial area of the law. Comprising extracts from statutes, cases and scholarly articles alongside expert author commentary and guidance, Medical Law and Ethics signposts students to all the key issues and principles in medical law. Divided into two parts, the text concentrates on the general principles that permeate medical law before considering the issues which arise in relation to individual areas of medical treatment. Fully revised and updated, this new edition covers ethics more comprehensively, and includes much-enhanced theoretical treatment. This fourth edition has been fully updated to take account of recent developments in the law, particularly in the areas of assisted reproduction, euthanasia, cloning and stem cell research. For the first time, Medical Law and Ethics also incorporates a number of helpful pedagogic innovations, including bulleted summaries, questions for thought and further reading lists for each chapter, making it an ideal student companion to this popular subject.

Public Health Law and Ethics

Public Health Law and Ethics Author Lawrence O. Gostin
ISBN-10 9780520946057
Year 2010-06-02
Pages 600
Language en
Publisher Univ of California Press
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Now revised and expanded to cover today’s most pressing health threats, Public Health Law and Ethics probes the legal and ethical issues at the heart of public health through an incisive selection of government reports, scholarly articles, and relevant court cases. Companion to the internationally acclaimed text Public Health Law: Power, Duty, Restraint, this reader can also be used as a stand-alone resource for students, practitioners, scholars,and teachers. It encompasses global issues that have changed the shape of public health in recent years including anthrax, SARS, pandemic flu, biosecurity, emergency preparedness, and the transition from infectious to chronic diseases caused by lifestyle changes in eating and physical activity. In addition to covering these new arenas, it includes discussion of classic legal and ethical tensions inherent to public health practice, such as how best to balance the police power of the state with individual autonomy.

Nurse s Legal Handbook

Nurse s Legal Handbook Author
ISBN-10 1582552800
Year 2004-01
Pages 430
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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The newly revised Fifth Edition of this handbook is an up-to-the-minute, authoritative guide to the legal and ethical issues faced daily by nurses. Replete with real-life examples and information from hundreds of court cases, the book covers the full range of contemporary concerns, including computer documentation, cloning, stem cell research, pain management, euthanasia, prescribing, privacy, and confidentiality as well as the nursing shortage. New topics include workplace violence and harassment, needlesticks, telephone triage, and quality assurance. A new Legal Tip logo highlights proactive, protective actions nurses can take, and an entire chapter explains step-by-step what to expect in a malpractice lawsuit.