Summary: Tonia Aiken's reorganized and expanded 2nd edition retains its user-friendly, practical approach, and provides all the features nursing educators and students rely on for comprehensive legal and ethical advice. This edition includes new chapters on risk management and conflict management, new critical-thinking features, more emphasis on ethical issues, and it examines the role of the nurse in the political process.
New chapters on risk management and conflict management
Chapters include five new features to promote critical thinking: "In a Nutshell," "Keep in Mind," "What Would You Do," "Ethics in Practice," and "Afterthoughts: Questions for Discussion"
More emphasis on ethical issues and the role of the nurse in the political process
New information on the impaired colleague, the role of the advanced practice nurse, organ donation, advance directives, medical disclosure panels, right-to-die cases, and disciplinary insurance
Expanded information on the use and supervision of unlicensed assistive personnel, case management, documentation, common documentation errors, and documenting using critical paths
Case examples of ethical dilemmas from different areas of nursing, including pediatrics, geriatrics, home health, and living will/DNR ...show less
Edition/Copyright:2ND 04 Cover: Paperback Publisher:F. A. Davis Co. Published: 09/30/2003 International: No
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Part 1: Nursing Practice
1. Nursing Practice 2. Standards of Care
Part 2: Nursing and the Law
3. The Law 4. Lobbying
Part 3: Nursing Ethics
5. Ethics in Nursing
Part 4: Liability in Professional Practice
6. Intentional and Quasi-Intentional Torts 7. Common Areas of Negligence and Liability 8. Documentation and the Nurse 9. Electronic Documentation 10. Risk Management 11. Informed Consent 12. Facility Liability 13. Liability of the Nurse Manager 14. The Nurse and the Medical Malpractice Lawsuit 15. The Expert 16. Professional Liability Insurance
Part 5: Professional Issues
17. The Nurse and the Contract 18. Conflict Management and the Nurse
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