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Medical Law, Ethics, and Bioethics for Ambulatory Care

Medical Law, Ethics, and Bioethics for Ambulatory Care - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-0803609952

Cover of Medical Law, Ethics, and Bioethics for Ambulatory Care 5TH 02 (ISBN 978-0803609952)
ISBN13: 978-0803609952
ISBN10: 0803609957
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 02
Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.
Published: 2002
International: No

List price: $31.95

Medical Law, Ethics, and Bioethics for Ambulatory Care - 5TH 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0803609952

Marcia A. Lewis and Carol D. Tamparo

ISBN13: 978-0803609952
ISBN10: 0803609957
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 02
Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.

Published: 2002
International: No
Summary

Educators will appreciate this jewel of a book that covers the basics of medical law, ethics, and bioethics in a small, easy-to-carry format. With its new redesigned look and easy-to-read text, this book prepares students for direct client contact by providing a thorough grounding in medical law, ethics, and bioethics. The book succeeds in making the concepts of medical law, ethics, and bioethics approachable and less intimidating for students. The new 5th edition includes integrated workbook exercises and communication tips in each chapter.


KEY FEATURES

  • A special introduction, Have a Care, is drawn from the authors' personal experiences and illustrates why compassion must be a part of any meaningful discussion of medical law and ethics
  • Vignettes dramatize the real-life significance of abstract legal and ethical principles
  • Managed care, cultural diversity, and communication concepts are woven throughout the book
  • Workbook exercises integrated throughout the text
  • All legal concepts and laws pertinent to the medical practice setting have been updated, especially those pertaining to genetic engineering and bioethics

Author Bio

Lewis, Marcia (Marti) A. : Olympic College


Tamparo, Carol D. :

Table of Contents

Have a Care!
1. Medical Law, Ethics, and Bioethics
2. Medical Practice Management
3. The Employees in Ambulatory Health Care
4. Legal Guidelines for Ambulatory Health Care
5. Regulations and Professional Liability for the Health Care Professional
6. Public Duties
7. Consent
8. Medical Records
9. Reimbursement and Collection Practices
10. Employment Practices
11. A Cultural Perspective for Ambulatory Health Care
12. Allocation of Scarce Medical Resources
13. Genetic Engineering
14. Abortion
15. Life and Death
16. Dying and Death
Appendix 1: Code of Ethics
Appendix 2: Sample Documents for Choices About Health Care, Life, and Death
Bibliography
Index

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