Legal Aspects of Patient Confidentiality 2nd edition

Author: Bridgit Dimond
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 1856424944
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This revised and updated edition explores the law relating to patient confidentiality and reflects the recent legislation in the field. The text is written in a jargon free, non-legalistic way to allow the reader to understand the principles and how they apply to practice. The book is aimed at all health professionals who care for the patient, and for patient service managers, patient groups, relatives and anybody who is interested in understanding the law relating to patient confidentiality. The book includes case studies throughout.

Legal Aspects of Medicines 2nd Edition

Author: Bridgit Dimond
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 1856424499
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Concise overview of the laws relating to the supply, administration and prescribing of medicines. User-friendly format for easy reference on the job, or a handy revision aid. Highly practical with case studies throughout to demonstrate application of theory into practice and revised and updated to reflect current law. This book is intended for all health professionals who are likely to be involved in the dispensing, administration, prescribing or supply of medication, whether in hospitals or in the community. It may also be of assistance to others, such as health service managers, patient groups and their representatives, lecturers and clinical supervisors. Each chapter uses a situation to illustrate the relevant laws so that the law can be explained in a practical jargon-free way. The book is intended to introduce readers to the basic principles which apply and the sources of law, so that they can, by following up the further reading and websites provided, add to their knowledge. This book will provide a baseline on which readers can develop their knowledge and understanding of the law relating to medicines.

Legal Aspects of Pain Management 2nd Edition

Author: Bridgit Dimond
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 1856424561
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This revised and updated edition explores the law relating to pain management in recent years.It considers the legal issues which have arisn in recent high-profile cases and discusses the implications of legisation extending prescribing powers. The text is written in a user-friendly, readable form for the non-lawyer. It aims to provide a succinct, useful basis from which practtioner and others can extend their knowledge of the law for the protection of their patients, their colleagues and themselves. Scope and contents Human rights law Criminal law and procedure Negligence Professional registration Consent in relation to adults, children and mentally disabled adults.

Medical Ethics and Law

Author: R. A. Hope
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0443103372
Format: PDF, ePub
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This is a short textbook of ethics and law aimed primarily at medical students. The book is in two sections. The first considers general aspects of ethics (in the context of medicine); the second section covers the topics identified in the 'consensus agreement' (consent, confidentiality, genetics, reproductive medicine, children, mental health, end of life, resource allocation, research, and disease, disability and human enhancement). The content of medical law is not intended to be comprehensive and relates very much to the ethical issues.

Legal Aspects of Consent 2nd edition

Author: Bridgit Dimond
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 1856424847
Format: PDF, Docs
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This second edition has been revised and updated to reflect current changes in legislation on consent in the medical and healthcare setting. This book explores the law relating to consent, covering both the general principles where the patient is a mentally competent adult, and also the specialist areas of mental incapacity, children and parents. The text is written for all health professionals who care for the patient, and for patient service managers, patient groups, relatives, lecturers and others who are interested in understanding the law relating to consent.

Legal Aspects of Child Health Care

Author: Judith Hendrick
Publisher: Nelson Thornes
ISBN: 9780412583209
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Considering issues in modern health law, this volume is divided into three parts, the first outlines the legal system and court structure; the second looks at issues of professional practice such as malpractice law, professional accountability, consent and confidentiality; the third focuses on specialist areas, including liability for pre-birth events, assisted reproduction, mental health, treatment of the dying child, research and child protection.

Legal Aspects of Documenting Patient Care

Author: Ronald W. Scott
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780834216303
Format: PDF, ePub
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This Second Edition Of Our Easy-To-Use Reference Takes A Risk Management Approach To Patient Care Documentation. It Shows Clinicians From A Wide Variety Of Disciplines How To Be Objective, Precise, Unambiguous, And Timely When Documenting Treatment-Related Matters. The Content Is Written In Straightforward Lay Language And Includes Sample Documentation Forms. The New Edition Includes Information On Computerized Documentation; Coverage Of Telehealth Issues; Updates On JCAHO, CARF, And NCQA Accreditation; And Documentation Problems Specific To Non-Hospital And Managed Care Settings.

Fundamental Aspects of Legal Ethical and Professional Issues in Nursing 2nd Edition

Author: Sally Carvalho
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 1856424464
Format: PDF
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This popular title from the Fundamental Aspects of Nursing series has been revised and updated to reflect the advances in the field. Vital reading for all student nurses to help them develop an understanding of the myriad of dilemmas in professional practice and ensure they meet professional standards. This book will outline the implications and application of the relevant recent legislation that relates to nursing practice. Professionally, this book will look at the demands and requirements of nursing, as it moves to an all graduate profession, and the subsequent legal and ethical implications. It will also be helpful for qualified nurses as a refresher text & for those undertaking Overseas Nurses' Programmes. With the new Nursing and Midwifery Council's proposals, there is a greater emphasis on nurses' awareness and ability to use, and be assessed in, legal, ethical and professional issues in their clinical practice.

Encyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine

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Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128000554
Format: PDF
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Encyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine, Volumes 1-4, Second Edition is a pioneering four volume encyclopedia compiled by an international team of forensic specialists who explore the relationship between law, medicine, and science in the study of forensics. This important work includes over three hundred state-of-the-art chapters, with articles covering crime-solving techniques such as autopsies, ballistics, fingerprinting, hair and fiber analysis, and the sophisticated procedures associated with terrorism investigations, forensic chemistry, DNA, and immunoassays. Available online, and in four printed volumes, the encyclopedia is an essential reference for any practitioner in a forensic, medical, healthcare, legal, judicial, or investigative field looking for easily accessible and authoritative overviews on a wide range of topics. Chapters have been arranged in alphabetical order, and are written in a clear-and-concise manner, with definitions provided in the case of obscure terms and information supplemented with pictures, tables, and diagrams. Each topic includes cross-referencing to related articles and case studies where further explanation is required, along with references to external sources for further reading. Brings together all appropriate aspects of forensic medicine and legal medicine Contains color figures, sample forms, and other materials that the reader can adapt for their own practice Also available in an on-line version which provides numerous additional reference and research tools, additional multimedia, and powerful search functions Each topic includes cross-referencing to related articles and case studies where further explanation is required, along with references to external sources for further reading