Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals

Forsideomslag
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2005 - 378 sider
"Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals is a guide to aid in the resolution of ethical dilemmas with legal implications. This comprehensive reference provides both the student and practicing health care professional with an overview of the ethical and legal issues that face health care providers today. The reader will better understand ethical dilemmas and learn how to evaluate and distinguish between the "rightness" and "wrongness" of alternative courses of action when faced with complicated problems to solve."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Chapter One Introduction to Ethics
3
Chapter Two Contemporary Ethical Dilemmas
35
Chapter Three Health Care Ethics Committee
73
Chapter Five Development of
131
Chapter Six Introduction to
147
Intentional Torts
155
Contracts
163
Chapter Seven Government Ethics and the
181
THE PATIENT
285
Chapter Twelve Patient Consent
305
Elder Abuse
326
Patient Rights
339
Glossary
353
Index
364
74
370
303
374

Chapter Nine Health Care Professionals Ethical and Legal Issues
221
73
268
Chapter Ten Physicians Ethical and Legal Issues
269

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