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Law Ethics Bioethics For The Health Professions

Author : Marcia A Lewis
ISBN : 9780803630307
Genre : Medical
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Now in its Seventh Edition and in vivid full-color, this groundbreaking book continues to champion the “Have a Care” approach, while also providing readers with a strong ethical and legal foundation that enables them to better serve their clients. The book addresses all major issues facing healthcare professionals today, including legal concerns, important ethical issues, and the emerging area of bioethics.

Medical Law Ethics And Bioethics For The Health Professions

Author : Marcia A. Lewis
ISBN : 0803617305
Genre : Law
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Now in its sixth edition, this title continues to champion the "Have a Care" cause while providing readers with a strong ethical and legal foundation to better serve their clients. This clearly written, fully authoritative book provides a solid groundwork for ambulatory care practitioners in legal concepts and laws, important ethical issues, and emerging bioethics faced in today's medical practices--by today's health care professionals. New photos throughout.


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ISBN : STANFORD:36105063696160
Genre : Law
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A spin-off publication of Health Law: Cases, Materials & Problems, 5th Edition, this casebook considers several subjects related to interdisciplinary health care decision-making issues, including research upon human subjects and institutional ethics committees. The materials are selected for their value in the classroom and the notes, questions, and comments prepare students for classroom discussion. The problems, which appear throughout the text, bring out the underlying substantive material in a realistic way. Includes sophisticated and lengthy notes to clarify issues. The book challenges those with legal, medical, and philosophical backgrounds, and is accessible to students without any background in bioethics.

Ethics And Law For The Health Professions

Author : Ian Kerridge
ISBN : 1862879095
Genre : Bioethical issues
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Ethics and Law for the Health Professions is a cross-disciplinary medico-legal book whose previous editions have been widely used by students, teachers and practitioners in the health professions and in law. This new 4th edition has been extensively revised and updated to take account of developments in law, biomedical science, healthcare delivery and bioethics. Sections dealing with critical reasoning, problem solving, professionalism, negligence, standards of care, public health and the emerging biosciences have been considerably expanded and entirely new chapters have been added dealing with sexuality, culture, rural health, evidence and global health.As with previous editions, the 4th edition of Ethics and Law for the Health Professions focuses on issues that are relevant both to clinicians and to health-policy-makers. It combines insights from philosophy, bioethics and the health social sciences, biomedical research data and case law. Importantly, this book recognises that health professionals must understand both the ethical and legal implications of their practice but is careful to distinguish between the two.This book provides an invaluable resource for those who are responsible for the design and delivery of health care and for those who have an interest in how health care can best meet the needs and reflect the values of the community.

Ethics And Health Care

Author : John C. Moskop
ISBN : 9781316495308
Genre : Philosophy
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Who should have access to assisted reproductive technologies? Which one of many seriously ill patients should be offered the next available transplant organ? When may a surrogate decision maker decide to withdraw life-prolonging measures from an unconscious patient? Questions like these feature prominently in the field of health care ethics and in the education of health care professionals. This book provides a concise introduction to the major concepts, principles and issues in health care ethics, using case studies throughout to illustrate and analyse challenging ethical issues in contemporary health care. Topics range widely, from confidentiality and truthfulness to end-of-life care and research on human subjects. Ethics and Health Care will be a vital resource for students of applied ethics, bioethics, professional ethics, health law and medical sociology, as well as students of medicine, nursing and other health care professions.

Medical Law Ethics And Bioethics For Ambulatory Care

Author : Marcia A. Lewis
ISBN : UOM:39015040336615
Genre : Ambulatory medical care
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"The classic textbook, Medical Law, Ethics, and Bioethics for Ambulatory Care, has now been thoroughly updated to reflect the latest changes in health care. The ease of readability, the broad perspective of all views supported by case law, brief scenarios, and thought-provoking vignettes distinguish this book from other texts on the market. The book's approach enhances your critical-thinking skills by covering basic legal systems and ethical issues that help you make logical decisions and determine a personal ethical stance as a professional." "Major changes to the fourth edition include current trends and issues in managed care and health care reform are covered; brief scenarios are included; all legal issues are updated to reflect the latest decisions; all ethics chapters are revised to reflect the most current events; and an important chapter is added - Cultural Perspectives for Ambulatory Care."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Disputes And Dilemmas In Health Law

Author : Ian R. Freckelton
ISBN : 1862875537
Genre : Law
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This book replaces the successful Controversies in Health Law. Under the same editorship and much the same authorship, it is substantially larger (30 chapters instead of 18) and correspondingly more comprehensive. It retains the lively analysis and the focus on controversial and cutting-edge problems. The chapters are broken up into parts covering Litigation and Liabilty; Reproductive Technologies; The Sequelae of the End of Life; Public Health; Ethical Frameworks and Dilemmas; Regulation; Human Rights and Therapeutic Jurisprudence; Research and Vulnerability and Information, Privacy and Confidentiality . They consider issues raised by new technologies, changing legislation and altering community expectations; by new regulatory processes for medicine and all of the health professions; by the fundamental changes to civil liability for medical negligence; by the fierce debate over the role of coroners. Disputes and Dilemmas in Health Law covers questions on property in human tissue and on the ethical and legal aspects of the genetics revolution; provides a modern take on "old" issues such as reproductive law; takes account of changes relating to expert evidence; and discusses how difficult cases in relation to psychiatric injury and wrongful life are pushing compensability to its edges.

Medical Ethics And Law

Author : R. A. Hope
ISBN : 9780443103377
Genre : Medical
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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.

Medical Ethics And Humanities

Author : Frederick Adolf Paola
ISBN : 0763760633
Genre : Medical
File Size : 86. 18 MB
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Medical Ethics and Humanities is a survey of medical ethics and humanities that addresses ethical and legal issues of concern to health care students and providers. Authored by experts in medical ethics and humanities, the book explains the various approaches to ethical analysis and illustrates their application through the use of cases and examples. Key features of the book include chapter learning objectives, chapter summaries, illustrative case studies, and review questions. Medical Ethics and Humanities also covers important topics include moral rules, confidentiality, pediatric ethics, and medical malpractice. This is a valuable text for all health care students and professionals!

Bioethics And The Law

Author : Janet Dolgin
ISBN : 9781454878773
Genre : Law
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Bioethics and the Law takes a multidisciplinary approach that combines legal discussion with jurisprudential, philosophical, and sociological materials. Strong expressions of different points of view highlight debates about bioethical issues. The text underscores the need to mediate between the law's focus on broad rules and the bioethicist's concern with context and detail. Students are required to consider the ethical implications of health care as a business, face the shifting parameters of the provider/patient relationship in healthcare, and understand the role of government in designing and implementing healthcare programs such as Medicaid and Medicare. Bioethics and the Law supplements the traditional focus of bioethics on the interest of the individual with a second focus on the socio-economic developments that shape healthcare. Connecting broad public healthcare issues to concerns of the individual patient/healthcare consumer, the text promotes understanding of unsettling and complex situations and shows the implications of bioethical developments for understandings of personhood. A helpful glossary defines basic terms and several short appendices summarize recent developments in science and technology.

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