Legal First Aid: A Guide for Health Care Professionals

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, Oct 22, 2010 - Business & Economics - 331 pages
Legal First Aid: A Guide for Health Care Professionals is a definitive quick reference for the health care professional, providing the answers to legal questions related to patient care. A succinct and easy-to-understand text, this book provides solid advice on important legal issues such as What can I discuss under HIPAA with the patient’s family? and Who can make end-of-life decisions if there is no next-of-kin? This guide also includes a glossary as well as case examples, dialogues, resources, and “caution” call-outs. Legal First Aid: A Guide for Health Care Professionals covers all aspects of both civil and criminal law problems and informs readers faced with difficult legal issues when to seek professional help. Every practicing health professional should have this guide!
 

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Contents

Part 2 Legal First Aid for a Civil Law Problem
59
Part 3 Legal First Aid for a Criminal Law Problem
237
Notes Prepared in Anticipation of Litigation for My Attorney
287
Notes Prepared in Anticipation of Litigation for My Attorney
289
Notice of Potential Claim Against Insured
291
Letter to Collector
293
Elder Abuse Hotlines
295
Child Abuse Hotlines
307
Glossary
311
Index
325
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Attorney At Law