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Medical Law, Ethics, and Bioethics for Ambulatory Health Care

Medical Law, Ethics, and Bioethics for Ambulatory Health Care - 4th edition

Medical Law, Ethics, and Bioethics for Ambulatory Health Care - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9780803603486

ISBN10: 0803603487

Medical Law, Ethics, and Bioethics for Ambulatory Health Care by Marcia A. Lewis - ISBN 9780803603486
Edition: 4TH 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.
Published: 1998
International: No
Medical Law, Ethics, and Bioethics for Ambulatory Health Care by Marcia A. Lewis - ISBN 9780803603486

ISBN13: 9780803603486

ISBN10: 0803603487

Edition: 4TH 98

Summary

The classic textbook, Medical Law, Ethics, and Bioethics for Ambulatory Care, has now been thoroughly updated to reflect the latest changes in health care. The ease of readability, the broad perspective of all views supported by case law, brief scenarios, and thought-provoking vignettes distinguish this book from other texts on the market. The book's approach enhances your critical-thinking skills by covering basic legal systems and ethical issues that help you make logical decisions and determine a personal ethical stance as a professional. Major changes to the fourth edition include current trends and issues in managed care and health care reform are covered; brief scenarios are included; all legal issues are updated to reflect the latest decisions; all ethics chapters are revised to reflect the most current events; and an important chapter is added - Cultural Perspectives for Ambulatory Care.

Author Bio

Tamparo, Carol D. : Lake Washington Technical College

Carol D. Tamparo, PhD, CMA-A, Dean, Business and Allied Health Division, Lake Washington Technical College, Kirkland, Washington.


Lewis, Marcia A. : Olympic College

Marcia A. Lewis, EdD, RN, CMA-AC, Associate Dean, Mathematics, Science, and Health Occupations; Instructor, Medical Assisting, Olympic College, Bremerton, Washington.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Medical Law, Ethics, and Bioethics
2. Medical Practice Management
3. The Employees in Ambulatory Health Care
4. Legal Guidelines for Ambulatory Care
5. Regulations and Professional Liability for the Health Care Professional
6. Public Duties
7. Consent
8. Medical Records
9. 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. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
16. Life and Death
17. Dying and Death
18. Have a Care!


Epilogue
Appendices: Codes of Ethics
Sample Documents for Choices About Health Care, Life, and Death
Index

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