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Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professions - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 3rd Edition
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource®

Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professions - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 3rd Edition

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With coverage of both legal and ethical issues, this text gives you the foundation to handle common health care challenges in everyday practice. The new edition also includes a variety of exercises to help reinforce text content, as well as updated examples and case studies to help you apply information to professional practice.

    • 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.
    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
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