Law and Clinical Risk in Midwifery: The Right to a Perfect Baby? by Jo Wilson, Leslie Wilson, Andrew Symon, Andrew Symon | | 9780750628518 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Law and Clinical Risk in Midwifery: The Right to a Perfect Baby?

Law and Clinical Risk in Midwifery: The Right to a Perfect Baby?

by Jo Wilson, Leslie Wilson, Andrew Symon, Andrew Symon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0750628510

ISBN-13: 9780750628518

Pub. Date: 03/28/2002

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

* Focuses on clinical issues of professionalism and understanding in midwifery practice
• Encourages midwives to be reflective practitioners
• Explores ethical questions, such as the competing interests of mother and baby

Overview

* Focuses on clinical issues of professionalism and understanding in midwifery practice
• Encourages midwives to be reflective practitioners
• Explores ethical questions, such as the competing interests of mother and baby

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750628518
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/28/2002
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
0.39(w) x 7.44(h) x 9.69(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Principles of Clinical Governance; Clinical Risk Modification - a collaborative approach to midwifery care; The midwife and the legal environment; Intra and inter-professional behaviour and communication; The role of the Midwifery Manager and Supervisor of Midwives; Consent issues during pregnancy and childbirth; Genetic counselling - legal and ethical dilemmas private; The tools of risk management and their application to midwifery practice; The consumer view; The victims of midwifery accidents; The way forward: clinical competence, co-operation and communication.

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