Ethical and Legal Aspects of Nursing / Edition 2

Ethical and Legal Aspects of Nursing / Edition 2

by Joseph T. Catalano
     
 

ISBN-10: 0874347432

ISBN-13: 9780874347432

Pub. Date: 11/28/1994

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Part of the acclaimed Springhouse Notes series, this newly expanded edition presents essential course material in an outline format to help you make better use of study time. It offers the core topics found in major textbooks on the subject, plus special features that make concepts easy to understand and recall.  See more details below

Overview

Part of the acclaimed Springhouse Notes series, this newly expanded edition presents essential course material in an outline format to help you make better use of study time. It offers the core topics found in major textbooks on the subject, plus special features that make concepts easy to understand and recall.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780874347432
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
11/28/1994
Series:
Notes Series
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
138
Product dimensions:
5.97(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.35(d)

Table of Contents

Advisory Board and Reviewers
How to Use Springhouse Notes
1Overview of Ethics and Law in Nursing1
2Ethical Theories8
3Ethical Decision Making15
4Ethical Issues in Nursing28
5Overview of Law in Society and Health Care46
6Nursing and the Law57
7Criminal Liability65
8Civil Liability72
9Professional Licensure in Nursing81
10Legally Sensitive Practice Settings86
11Avoiding Legal Jeopardy105
Appendix A: Glossary114
Appendix B: Answers to Study Questions118
Appendix C: Advance Directive124
Appendix D: Power of Attorney for Health Care126
Appendix E: Uniform Anatomical Gift Act130
Appendix F: United States Boards of Nursing131
Appendix G: Registering or Licensing Authorities for Nurses Working in Canada134
Selected References135
Index136

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