Legal Aspects of Documenting Patient Care / Edition 1

Legal Aspects of Documenting Patient Care / Edition 1

by Ronald W. Scott
     
 

ISBN-10: 0834205491

ISBN-13: 9780834205499

Pub. Date: 01/27/1994

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

This easy-to-use reference takes a risk management approach to patient care documentation promoting optimal quality care by showing clinicians how to be objective, precise, unambiguous, and timely when they document treatment-related matters. Written in a lay person's language, this essential resource provides how-to guidelines along with sample model forms to help

Overview

This easy-to-use reference takes a risk management approach to patient care documentation promoting optimal quality care by showing clinicians how to be objective, precise, unambiguous, and timely when they document treatment-related matters. Written in a lay person's language, this essential resource provides how-to guidelines along with sample model forms to help the clinician cope with the complex legal issue of patient documentation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780834205499
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
01/27/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
242

Table of Contents

Contents: An Overview of the Legal Environment and Malpractice Issues for Health Care Professionals
• Clinical Documentation: Methods and Management
• The Patient Treatment Record in Legal Proceedings
• Informed Consent: Substance and Process
• Continuous Quality Improvement: Monitoring, Evaluating, and Documenting Important Aspects of Patient Care
• Adverse Incidents, Abandonment, and Other Special Circumstances
• Epilogue

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