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

Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals, Third 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

Overview

Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals, Third 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. This dynamic texts concludes with a Closet Drama that ties all the elements of the text together in one case.

Each new print textbook includes an online access code for a Companion Website with helpful student resources.
Access to the Companion Website may be purchased separately. http://www.jblearning.com/cart/Default.aspx?bc=7135-8&ref=jblearning

Student Companion Website Includes:
•Crossword Puzzles
•Flashcards
•Interactive Glossary
•Matching Exercises
•Review Questions
•Web Links

Instructor Resources
•Instructor's Manual, including a Sample Syllabus
•PowerPoint Presentations
•Formatted Test Bank

New to the Third Edition

Content and Data Updated and Revised Throughout
Numerous New: Quotes, Newspaper Articles, People Stories, Reality Checks, and Legal Case Studies
Chapter 1 – New: Expanded discussion of Ethics, Virtues and Values
Chapter 7 – New Topics:
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Democracy for the Wealthy: Fairness and Justice Illusive
Ethics in Public Service
CMS Non-Payment For Performance of Wrong Procedures
Chapter 8 – New Topic: Accreditation of Hospitals and Conflicts of Interest
Chapter 9 – New Additions:
New Section: Social Workers
New Abstract: Incidence and Recognition of Malnutrition in Hospital
Chapter 15 – New Chapter: Summary Case—Star Chamber
New Appendix: Website References

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781449672119
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
02/08/2012
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
562
Sales rank:
456,638
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.20(d)

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