Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professions
ISBN: 1455733660
EAN13: 9781455733668
Language: English
Publication Date: March 14, 2014
Pages: 264
Dimensions: 0.63" H x 10.16" L x 7.24" W
Weight: 1.25 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
With coverage of both legal and ethical issues, this text gives you the foundation to handle common health care challenges in everyday practice. The new edition also includes a variety of exercises to help reinforce text content, as well as updated examples and case studies to help you apply information to professional practice. Detailed coverage of current legal and ethical issues and case law help facilitate classroom discussion and make concepts more relevant. What If? boxes present ethical dilemmas and help you apply concepts from the book to real-life examples. Updated case studies discuss the issues faced in a variety of healthcare settings. What If? boxes present ethical dilemmas and help you apply concepts from the book to real-life examples. Updated Case Studies discuss the issues faced in a variety of healthcare settings. A revised Imaging Liability and Litigation chapter describes how society holds healthcare workers accountable in the workplace. Important HIPAA information includes the latest privacy guidelines along with ethical and legal implications.