Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Occupations, 1e

Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Occupations, 1e

ISBN: 9780721665252
Publisher: Saunders
Edition: 1
Publication Date: 2002-01-15
Number of pages: 249
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In today's litigious society, a solid understanding of both legal and ethical considerations is essential in any health care occupation. This must-have resource serves as a guide to common issues that may arise in practice, as well as the "danger zones" in clinical situations that could escalate into conflict or dispute if not approached with caution. The information in this book is presented in a short, concise, bullet-style format that makes the material easy-to-read and user-friendly. It demystifies legal and ethical terms and issues, discussing concepts in plain language that readers without a legal background can thoroughly understand. Each chapter includes objectives, summaries, study questions, caselaw, and recommended readings.

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