Nurse's Legal Handbook

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Aug 31, 2015 - Medical - 418 pages
An authoritative guide to the legal and ethical issues faced daily by nurses, this handbook includes real-life examples and information from hundreds of court cases. It covers the full range of contemporary concerns, including computer documentation, workplace violence and harassment, needlesticks, telephone triage, pain management, prescribing, privacy, and confidentiality. An entire chapter explains step-by-step what to expect in a malpractice lawsuit.
 

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Contents

Patients Rights
Ethical Decision Making
Glossary
Understanding the judicial process
Copyright

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