Medicine, Patients and the Law

Revised and Updated Fifth Edition

Author: Margaret Brazier

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141968656

Category: Law

Page: 672

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Medicine, Patients and the Law is a leading book in its field, aimed at practitioners and students of both law and medicine, as well as the general reader. It examines the regulation of medical practice, the rights and duties of patients and their medical advisers, the provision of compensation for medical mishaps and the framework of rules governing those delicate issues of life and death where medicine, morals and the law overlap. The fifth edition of this highly acclaimed book is fully updated to cover recent changes in law and medical practice. Clear explanations of legal issues make this book accessible and absorbing.

Issues in Medical Law and Ethics

Author: Derek Morgan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135340986

Category: Law

Page: 304

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Thirty years ago, English jurist Patrick Devlin wrote: "Is it not a pleasant tribute to the medical profession that by and large it has been able to manage its relations with its patients ... without the aid of lawyers and law makers". Medical interventions at the beginnings and the endings of life have rendered that assessment dated if not defeated. This book picks up some of the most important of those developments and reflects on the legal and social consequences of this metamorphosis over the past ten years, and will be of interest to students of law, sociology and ethics who want a considered and critical introduction to, and reflection on, key issues in these pivotal moments of human life.

Comprehensive Medical Assisting Exam Review: Preparation for the CMA, RMA and CMAS Exams

Author: J. P. Cody

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133007929

Category: Medical

Page: 512

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Prepare your students for the CMA, RMA, or CMAS certification examinations with COMPREHENSIVE MEDICAL ASSISTING EXAM REVIEW, Third Edition. The book includes test information and preparation sections, review content on general, administrative, and clinical topics, and pre- and post-test exams for each test type. The new edition conforms to the latest content outlines from the AAMA and AMT. The accompanying CD-ROM includes over 1,600 questions and is fully customizable for individual study needs. Delmar is a part of Cengage Learning. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Law & Ethics for Medical Careers

Author: Carlene Harrison,Karen Judson

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780073402062

Category: Medical

Page: 400

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Law and Ethics for Medical Careers, Fifth Edition, provides an overview of the laws and ethics you should know to help you give competent, compassionate care to patients that is within acceptable legal and ethical boundaries. The text can also serve as a guide to help you resolve the many legal and ethical questions you may reasonably expect to face as a student and, later, as a health care practitioner. The text features pertinent legal cases, anecdotes, and sidebars related to health-related careers. Content has been updated and special attention has been paid to legislation affecting health care.

House of God

Author: Samuel Shem

Publisher: Knaur eBook

ISBN: 3426416743

Category: Fiction

Page: 496

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Sechs junge Ärzte beginnen vollen Enthusiasmus ihr erstes Klinikjahr im House of God, beseelt von dem Wunsch, Menschen zu helfen und zu heilen. Doch ihre Ideale werden schnell fortgerissen im Strudel ihres rastlosen Alltags. Sie lernen die Schattenseiten der modernen Medizin kennen, werden zynisch, verzweifelt oder gleichgültig. Das House of God wird für sie zur Hölle ... »House of God« von Samuel Shem ist ein eBook von Topkrimi – exciting eBooks. Das Zuhause für spannende, aufregende, nervenzerreißende Krimis und Thriller. Mehr eBooks findest du auf Facebook. Werde Teil unserer Community und entdecke jede Woche neue Fälle, Crime und Nervenkitzel zum Top-Preis!

Law and Ethics in Complementary Medicine

A handbook for practitioners in Australia and New Zealand

Author: Michael Weir

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 1952534984

Category: Medical

Page: 336

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A valuable resource for those in clinical practice and students undertaking primary and secondary qualifications in the complementary medicine and therapy disciplines.' Caroline Smith, Professor, Complementary Medicine Research, National Institute of Complementary Medicine, Western Sydney University Comprehensive, unique and reflective of the current Australian legislative framework and AHPRA regulations, Michael Weir's Law and Ethics in Complementary Medicine remains the most widely used reference text in the field. A valuable handbook for professionals, students and researchers, the text addresses legal and ethical issues across a broad range of traditional, complementary and integrative practices. The text deals with legal and ethical issues in clinical relationships and provides practical guidelines for setting up and running a professional practice. Michael Weir systematically outlines the various aspects of the law which impact on clinical practice, including legal obligations to clients, consumer legislation and complaints processes, and professional boundaries. He explains how to navigate professional indemnity insurance, and the steps you need to take in setting up a professional practice from establishing a business name to dealing with employees. He also outlines the role of codes of ethics, and explores how to deal with tricky ethical issues in daily practice. This fifth edition is fully updated with in-depth treatment of the issue of ethical practice and professional decision making. It addresses recent changes in regulation and case law, including the development of the National Code of Conduct for Healthcare Workers and also now includes yoga and holistic counselling as modalities of complementary medicine.

Medical Ethics and Medical Law

A Symbiotic Relationship

Author: José Miola

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1847313698

Category: Law

Page: 240

View: 366

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Medical law and ethics are frequently referred to in conjunction, and appear together in many textbooks. But do they combine to form a cohesive unit, and do they benefit each other? It may be argued that they do not, but rather suffer a symbiotic relationship, clashing rather than cooperating. This book examines this relationship, and how the law sees medical ethics. It then considers whether medical ethics functions in the way that the law thinks that it does. After providing a historical perspective that identifies medical ethics discourse as disjointed and fragmented, the book continues by examining key medico-legal case law and reports that have an inherent ethical content for clues as to how they define medical ethics and its role. It also considers how medical ethics sees the law, concluding that a misapprehension by each party as to what the other does creates a mutually harmful relationship between them.

Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals

Author: George D. Pozgar

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1284144186

Category: Medical

Page: 530

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Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals, Fifth Edition is a concise and practical guide to legal and ethical dilemmas facing healthcare professionals in the real-world today. Thoroughly updated and featuring new case studies, this dynamic text will help students to better understand the issues they will face on the job and the implications in the legal arena. With contemporary topics, real-world examples, and accessible language, this comprehensive text offers students an applied perspective and the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills. Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals provides an effective transition from the classroom to the reality of a clinical environment.

Nurse's Legal Handbook

Author: N.A

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582552804

Category: Medical

Page: 430

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The newly revised Fifth Edition of this handbook is an up-to-the-minute, authoritative guide to the legal and ethical issues faced daily by nurses. Replete with real-life examples and information from hundreds of court cases, the book covers the full range of contemporary concerns, including computer documentation, cloning, stem cell research, pain management, euthanasia, prescribing, privacy, and confidentiality as well as the nursing shortage. New topics include workplace violence and harassment, needlesticks, telephone triage, and quality assurance. A new Legal Tip logo highlights proactive, protective actions nurses can take, and an entire chapter explains step-by-step what to expect in a malpractice lawsuit.

An Introduction to Genetic Engineering, Life Sciences and the Law

Author: George Wei

Publisher: NUS Press

ISBN: 9789971692605

Category: Science

Page: 317

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The moral, social, economic and legal issues raised by work in the life sciences are immense. These include the legal issues that concern the use and abuse of genetic information. This book is an introductory survey of the relations between the life sciences and the law.

Oscar

Was uns ein Kater über das Leben und das Sterben lehrt

Author: Dr. David Dosa

Publisher: Droemer eBook

ISBN: 342655853X

Category: Self-Help

Page: 256

View: 3141

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Wenn sich Oscar, der Stationskater, zu einem Patienten auf das Bett legt, dann wissen Doktor Dosa und die Schwestern des Pflegeheims, dass es so weit ist. Denn Oscar spürt, wann ein Mensch sterben wird. Schnurrend schmiegt er sich an ihn – und bleibt bis zum letzten Atemzug. Oscar gibt Sterbenden, was ihnen von den Menschen oft verwehrt wird: tröstenden Beistand am Lebensende.

Society and Genetic Information

Codes and Laws in the Genetic Era

Author: Judit S ndor

Publisher: Central European University Press

ISBN: 9789639241756

Category: Religion

Page: 422

View: 7865

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The genetic era has given rise to significant legal dilemmas: who may own genetic data, when can a genetic test be performed on children, how can genetic-based discrimination be avoided, or to what extent and in what ways can genetic data be protected? The book addresses the social, ethical, and legal implications of collecting, storing, analyzing, and commercializing genetic information. Prominent biologists, medical doctors, lawyers, anthropologists, philosophers, sociologists, and theologians from different countries provide their views on the complex biological and social impacts of the imminent proliferation of genetic information. The authors explore the various uses and applications of genetic information, and discuss the current dilemmas of making laws in the field of genetics. Different models of national genome projects and biobanks, as well as the related international legal documents and national laws are also discussed. Various genome projects and biobanks are analyzed in detail.

Ethics, Law, and Aging Review, Volume 7

Liability Issues and Risk Management in Caring for Older Persons

Author: Marshall B. Kapp, JD, MPH, FCLM

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826115799

Category: Medical

Page: 230

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Health care and human service professionals often experience anxiety about potential adverse legal repercussions for actions taken or not taken in the course of caring for patients or clients. In this volume, professionally distinguished and diverse authors discuss both the real and perceived legal liability context within which health and human service delivery to older persons takes place. The benefits and costs of litigious, legislative, and regulatory interventions on the quality of care and the quality of life for recipients of geriatric services is evaluated. Most important, chapters present suggestions for ways to effectively reduce or manage legal risks and anxieties while improving patient care. This volume fills a gap in the literature by providing careful and accurate analysis of legal issues rarely translated into practical and useful advice for health care and human service professionals.

Manual for Research Ethics Committees

Centre of Medical Law and Ethics, King's College London

Author: Sue Eckstein,King's College (University of London). Centre of Medical Law and Ethics

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521810043

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 558

View: 9506

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The sixth edition of the Manual for Research Ethics Committees was first published in 2003, and is a unique compilation of legal and ethical guidance which will prove useful for members of research ethics committees, researchers involved in research with humans, members of the pharmaceutical industry and students of law, medicine, ethics and philosophy.