Nursing Practice and the Law

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Greenwood Press, 1962 - Law - 400 pages

The nurse's relationship with the law is explained in this study. Discussion includes contracts, legal procedures, trials, crimes, wills, laws regulating nursing.

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Contents

Its Meaning and Relationship to Nursing
1
Legal Procedure and Trial
31
The Application of Police
56
First States to Enact Laws
78
Legal ControlNursing Practice ActsContinued
81
Contracts for Nursing Services
106
Legal Aspects of Negligence and MalpracticeContinued
121
Legal Status of Nurses
161
Legal Aspects of Liability for Torts
194
Legal Aspects of Negligence and Malpractice
234
Conclusions
293
Implications of Res Ipsa Loquitur to Nursing Practice
304
Torts Relating to Autopsies
318
Legal Aspects of Crime
329
Legal Aspects of Wills
357
Appendix
369

Analysis of Engagements for Nursing Services
170
Legal Aspects of Liability for TortsContinued
192
Public Health Staff Nurses 384a
384
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