Law and Ethics in Nursing and Health Care

Author: Judith Hendrick

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748733217

Category: Law

Page: 254

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Written in a non-technical style, this topical text encourages the reader to work through the differences and similarities between law and ethics. Using case studies at the beginning of each chapter to demonstrate scenarios that health professionals may face in day-to-day practice, with a theoretical discussion of legal and ethical issues.
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Nursing Law and Ethics

Author: John Tingle,Alan Cribb

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118492331

Category: Medical

Page: 448

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Nursing Law and Ethics explores a variety of key legaland ethical issues in nursing practice using a thought-provokingand holistic approach. It addresses both what the lawrequires and what is right, and explores whether these two arealways the same. The book provides an overview of the legal, ethical andprofessional dimensions of nursing, followed by exploration of keyissues in greater depth. This edition features updatedlegislation and new material on patient safety. Key topics are accompanied by both a legal and an ethicalperspective, covering both law and ethics Case examples throughout place concepts in a real-lifecontext Written by experts in the field and includes contributions fromleading nurses, lawyers and ethicists Accessible, relevant, and comprehensive, this title is ideal forpre- and post-registration nurses.
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Essentials of Nursing Law and Ethics

Author: Susan J. Westrick,Katherine McCormack Dempski

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449666574

Category: Law

Page: 319

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An Outstanding Reference Covering the Legal and Ethical Issues Important to the Nursing Profession! Essentials of Nursing Law and Ethics is an authoritative resource designed to meet the needs of both nursing students and practicing nurses. This reference is a compilation of brief chapters covering such diverse legal and ethical topics as documentation, patient teaching, and confidentiality to the more complex areas of end of life and advanced directives. In addition, this text includes those issues pertinent to nurses's everyday practice including refusing patient assignment, sexual harrassment in the workplace, and the Americans with Disabilities Act. An outstanding reference, this text focuses on the most important legal and ethical issues of the nursing profession. Instructors Resources include a test bank with answers and rationales.
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Patients' Rights, Law and Ethics for Nurses, Second Edition

Author: Paul Buka

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482217414

Category: Medical

Page: 251

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The second edition of this acclaimed text integrates health care law and ethics in relation to patients’ rights and in the context of everyday nursing and health care practice. Focusing on principles of law and including clear outlines of the essential legal precedent, the author lays a solid foundation for understanding the intersection of law, ethics and the rights of the patient. Comprehensive yet pocket-sized, this is essential reading for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals. Provides a clear understanding not only of basic legal provisions in health care, but also of wider issues relating to human rights Covers topics such as ethical decision making, confidentiality, laws concerning older people, fraud and abuse, and employment regulations Uses an easy-to-read style that conveys key principles in an accessible way Includes thinking points, case studies and relevant case law to help link theory to practice
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Ethics and Law for Australian Nurses

Author: Kim Atkins,Bonnie Britton,Sheryl de Lacey

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521177693

Category: Law

Page: 262

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Ethics and Law for Australian Nurses is an integrated textbook that explores the legal and ethical frameworks of nursing practice.
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Law and Ethics in Children's Nursing

Author: Judith Hendrick

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444347632

Category: Medical

Page: 272

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Law and Ethics in Children's Nursing is an important and practical guide on the legal and ethical spects of child healthcare that enables nurses to understand the legal and ethical principles that underpin everyday nursing practice. It explores the concept of childhood and children's rights, the extent to which their rights are upheld in a variety of settings, and the relationship between law and ethics and how they interact in resolving problems and dilemmas that commonly arise in practice. With case studies, learning outcomes and scenarios throughout, Law and Ethics in Children's Nursing places the care and treatment of children in a legal and ethical framework, and explores the way in which legal and ethical aspects of children's nursing differ from those of adults. It explores general principles such as autonomy and consent, confidentiality, accountability and negligence. It then goes on to look at specialist areas such as abortion, sterilisation, research, mental health, organ donation, child protection and death.
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Patients' Rights, Law and Ethics for Nurses: A practical guide

Author: Paul Buka

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0340938811

Category: Medical

Page: 198

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Understanding the legal and ethical rights of any patient in their care is essential to good clinical practice. Patients' Rights, Law and Ethics for Nurses: A Practical Guide is a comprehensive pocket-size book for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals that integrates health care law and ethics in relation to patient rights and in the context of every day nursing and allied health practice Accessible yet challenging, the book examines confidentiality, informed consent, cases of abuse, the rights of the disabled, and end of life decisions. Pertinent quotes enliven the text throughout, while thinking points encourage reflection. Each chapter provides easy-to-follow guidance to this complex area. A companion website provides regular updates in an areas where legislation is constantly changing. Focusing on principles of law and including clear outlines of the essential legal precedent, the author lays a solid foundation that will serve readers requiring an introduction to law, ethics, and the rights of the patient throughout their training and beyond.
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Ethics, Law and Nursing

Author: Nina Fletcher,Janet Holt

Publisher: Manchester University Press

ISBN: 9780719040504

Category: Medical

Page: 233

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An introduction to the ethical and legal dilemmas in nursing practice, this text is designed to provoke the nurse to reflect on the nature of his or her professional obligations and future practice. The authors firstly familiarise the reader with the basic principles of ethical debate and the overall structure of the legal system as it effects nurses. They then address the fundamental dilemmas of nursing practice, such as whether or not paternalism can ever be justified, if patients have the right to die, and what a nurse's response should be to poor professional practice by colleagues. The book aims to enhance the reader's understanding of the issues, and to educate nurses to develop their own skills of reasoning and judgement.
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Ethics, Law, and the Veterinary Nurse

Author: Sophie Pullen,Carol Gray

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0750688440

Category: Medical

Page: 174

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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. Having an awareness of the law is an invaluable resource, especially for those in the veterinary field. Ethics, Law, and the Veterinary Nurse addresses the laws and ethics specifically related to veterinary nursing with knowledge. The book's expert authors use their experience in teaching and law to create an essential resource for veterinary nurses. Case examples illustrate various issues and highlight the relevance of these to everyday practice, plus the book covers regulation, representation, research ethics, and the Veterinary Surgeon's Act for a complete handbook to law and ethics as they relate to veterinary nursing. Created for veterinary nurses that deals with everyday situations in veterinary practice and relates them to the law and veterinary ethics. Supports the veterinary nursing curriculum at all levels as a complete reference on law and ethics. Clinical scenarios represent real-life situations and discuss the legal and ethical principles involved in different courses of action. Comprehensive coverage of ethics and law makes this book an essential reference for every veterinary nurse and veterinary practice.
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Law and Ethics in Nursing and Healthcare

An Introduction

Author: Graham Avery

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1473998328

Category: Law

Page: 392

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Now in its second edition, Law and Ethics in Nursing and Healthcare: An Introduction continues to provide all the information nursing and healthcare students need to know about ‘what is legal’ and ‘how to decide what is right’ in order to practise safely and ethically. Graham Avery focuses directly on the vital areas – such as negligence, consent, confidentiality, and professional conduct – with a practical and accessible approach aimed at healthcare students as well as practitioners. Key features include: a new chapter on Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. Up-to-date information related to the Health and Social Care Act 2012 and the Francis Report. Real life case studies to help students think critically about difficult clinical situations. End-of-chapter scenarios activities with suggested answers to reinforce knowledge. Qualified as a Registered Nurse and holding an MA in Medical Law and Ethics, Graham Avery is a Lecturer at the University of Essex.
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