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Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals

Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals - 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0763726331

Cover of Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals 05 (ISBN 978-0763726331)
ISBN13: 978-0763726331
ISBN10: 0763726338
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 05
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Published: 2005
International: No

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Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals - 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0763726331

George Pozgar

ISBN13: 978-0763726331
ISBN10: 0763726338
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 05
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

Published: 2005
International: No
Summary

Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals is an important and practical guide to aide in the resolution of ethical dilemmas with legal implications. This comprehensive reference provides both the student and practicing health care professional with an overview of the ethical and legal issues that face healthcare providers today. The reader will better understand ethical dilemmas and learn how to evaluate and distinguish between the rightness and wrongness of alternative courses of action when faced with complicated problems to solve.

Table of Contents

Introduction to ethics p. 3
Contemporary ethical dilemmas p. 35
Health care ethics committee p. 73
End-of-life dilemmas p. 89
Development of law p. 131
Introduction to law p. 147
Government, ethics, and the law p. 181
Organizational ethics and the law p. 195
Health care professionals' ethical and legal issues p. 221
Physicians' ethical and legal issues p. 269
Employee rights and responsibilities p. 289
Patient consent p. 305
Patient abuse p. 325
Patient rights and responsibilities p. 339
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