Ethical and Legal Issues for Imaging Professionals / Edition 2

Ethical and Legal Issues for Imaging Professionals / Edition 2

by Doreen M. Towsley-Cook, Terese A. Young
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

ISBN-10: 0323045995

ISBN-13: 9780323045995

Pub. Date: 03/20/2007

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This balanced examination of ethical and legal principles and issues provides vital information for radiography, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, and radiation professionals. By discussing the foundations of ethics for technologists, then entering into a discussion of applicable law, Ethical and Legal Issues for Imaging Professionals, 2nd Edition provides an approach

Overview

This balanced examination of ethical and legal principles and issues provides vital information for radiography, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, and radiation professionals. By discussing the foundations of ethics for technologists, then entering into a discussion of applicable law, Ethical and Legal Issues for Imaging Professionals, 2nd Edition provides an approach that leads to a more successful style of personal risk management. With each chapter divided into two sections of ethical issues and legal issues, the content is easy to read and understand. Plus, learning activities and current event discussions help the readers learn and remember information so they can use it in real life.

  • Imaging Scenarios spark classroom discussion and encourage students to apply what they have learned and develop critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Review Questions at the end of each chapter allow students to test their retention of chapter content.
  • Critical Thinking Questions and Activities helps students examine their personal responses to various situations and encourages them to expand on their knowledge of policies and procedures.
  • Professional Profiles present a brief glimpse into how ethics and law impact the daily lives of professional imaging technologists.
  • Margin Definitions and Glossary provide an easily accessible resource to understanding terminology.
  • Learning Objectives and Chapter Outline focus the student on the most important content.

  • Discussion of limited radiographers, health care literacy, HIPAA, employee rights, whistle blowing, and relevant new technologies include the most current information available to keep readers up-to-date on topics in their field.
  • More relevant and up-to-date case studies keep readers current on situations they may face in the field.
  • Expanded content on the history of ethics gives users a better understanding of ethics.
  • Updated legal terminology provides the most current information on the ever-changing world of law.
  • Bulleted key point summaries highlight important information from each chapter for easy review.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323045995
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/20/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
214,789
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. Ethical and Legal Foundations

2. Principles of Beneficence and Nonmaleficence

3. Caring and Communication

4. Patient Autonomy and Informed Consent

5. Truthfulness and Confidentiality

6. Death and Dying

7. Health Care Distribution

8. Student and Employee Rights

9. Diversity

10. Overview of Future Challenges

Appendix A: Code of Ethics

Appendix B: Sample Documentation Forms

Answers to Chapter Review Questions

Index

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >