Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals / Edition 3

Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals / Edition 3

by George D. Pozgar
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1449672116

ISBN-13: 9781449672119

Pub. Date: 02/08/2012

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

Feature

The Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals, 3rd Edition provides the reader with a clear understanding of the law and ethics as it relates to health care dilemmas. The practical application of ethics in the health care setting is accomplished by interspersing the thoughts of great minds through Quotes and the real world of

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Feature

The Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals, 3rd Edition provides the reader with a clear understanding of the law and ethics as it relates to health care dilemmas. The practical application of ethics in the health care setting is accomplished by interspersing the thoughts of great minds through Quotes and the real world of Newspaper Articles, patient experiences through People Stories, provider and organizational experiences through Reality Checks, and Legal Case Studies. The text concludes with a Closet Drama that ties together the information gathered throughout the text.

Chapter Features

Newspaper Clippings
Newspaper clippings are provided to encourage the learning process, noting here that high profile cases are settled out of the courtroom due to the negative impact they can have on a healthcare provider.

Reality Checks
Reality Checks present ethical dilemmas that have and can occur in the health care setting. These examples consist of the dilemmas and problems health care providers may face.

People Stories
“People Stories” were written by patients, family members and caregivers that describe real life experiences.

Legal Cases
The “legal case presentations” provide the reader with an understanding of the vast number of legal and ethical issues, some of which he or she will face in his or her career.

Closet Drama
The Closet Drama ties together the information that the reader has gathered through the study of the Third Edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781449672119
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
02/08/2012
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
562
Sales rank:
258,437
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.20(d)

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