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Legal, Ethical, and Political Issues in Nursing - 2nd edition

Legal, Ethical, and Political Issues in Nursing (ISBN10: 0803605714; ISBN13: 9780803605718)
ISBN13: 978-0803605718
ISBN10: 0803605714

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.

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  • 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 less

Edition/Copyright: 2ND 04
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.
Year Published: 2004
International: No

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