Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Nov 4, 2009 - Law - 426 pages
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Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals is a concise and practical guide to legal and ethical dilemmas facing health care professionals today. This book will help the reader to better understand the issues they will face on the job and its implications in the legal arena. This text presents contemporary topics with a real world perspective and allows the student to develop critical thinking skills.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION TO ETHICS
1
CONTEMPORARY ETHICAL DILEMMAS
47
ENDOFLIFE DILEMMAS
99
HEALTH CARE ETHICS COMMITTEE
141
DEVELOPMENT OF LAW
157
INTRODUCTION TO LAW
173
GOVERNMENT ETHICS AND THE LAW
215
ORGANIZATIONAL ETHICS AND THE LAW
233
PHYSICIANS ETHICAL AND LEGAL ISSUES
305
EMPLOYEE RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
329
PATIENT CONSENT
351
PATIENT ABUSE
371
PATIENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
385
GLOSSARY
403
INDEX
415
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HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS ETHICAL AND LEGAL ISSUES
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