Glencoe Law and Ethics for Medical Careers / Edition 2

Glencoe Law and Ethics for Medical Careers / Edition 2

by Karen Judson, Sharon Hicks
     
 

ISBN-10: 0028047559

ISBN-13: 9780028047553

Pub. Date: 10/19/1998

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

This 12-chapter text prepares students to understand the legal and ethical issues inherent to working in an ambulatory health care setting. It 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.  See more details below

Overview

This 12-chapter text prepares students to understand the legal and ethical issues inherent to working in an ambulatory health care setting. It 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780028047553
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
10/19/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
11 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction to Law and Ethics
Working in a Health Care Profession
Law and the Courts
Contracts
Professional Liability and Medical Malpractice
Defenses to Liability Suits
Medical Records and Informed Consent
Physicians' Public Duties and Responsibilities
Workplace Legalities
Bioethics: Policy Issues
Interpersonal Relations and Practice Matters
Death and Dying
Appendices
State Medical Boards
Field Offices of EEOC
State Workers' Compensation Directory
Glossary
Index

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