Legal and Ethical Perspectives in Healthcare: An Integrated Approach / Edition 1

Legal and Ethical Perspectives in Healthcare: An Integrated Approach / Edition 1

by Raymond S. Edge, John Krieger, Edge
     
 


This new book integrates the legal and ethical aspects of healthcare practice. It presents a clear and comprehensive overview of topics relevant to a variety of allied health disciplines. By using end of chapter review questions and patient-related case studies, this book helps students develop creative thinking skills and study up-to-date ethical issues.… See more details below

Overview


This new book integrates the legal and ethical aspects of healthcare practice. It presents a clear and comprehensive overview of topics relevant to a variety of allied health disciplines. By using end of chapter review questions and patient-related case studies, this book helps students develop creative thinking skills and study up-to-date ethical issues. Supplements Instructor's Manual 0-8273-7685-5

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780827376847
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/12/1997
Series:
Allied Health Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
7.34(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents


Human Value Development and the Foundations of Law. Reasoning in the World of Values. The Nature of Rights in Legal and Ethical Discourse. Autonomy versus Paternalism: A Contest Between Virtues. Confidentiality and Veracity. Role Fidelity. AIDS and Health Care Practice. Abortion. Decisions at the End of Life. The American Health Care Delivery System. APPENDIX A. APPENDIX B. APPENDIX C. APPENDIX D.

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