Medical Law, Ethics and Bioethics for Health Professions / Edition 6
  • Medical Law, Ethics and Bioethics for Health Professions / Edition 6
  • Medical Law, Ethics and Bioethics for Health Professions / Edition 6

Medical Law, Ethics and Bioethics for Health Professions / Edition 6

by Marcia (Marti) A. Lewis, Carol D. Tamparo
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803617305

ISBN-13: 9780803617308

Pub. Date: 05/11/2007

Publisher: F. A. Davis Company

Now in its 6th Edition, this groundbreaking book continues to champion the “Have a Care” approach, while also providing readers with the strong ethical and legal foundation that enables them to better serve their clients. Clearly written and authoritative, it provides a solid groundwork in legal concepts and laws, important ethical issues, and the

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Now in its 6th Edition, this groundbreaking book continues to champion the “Have a Care” approach, while also providing readers with the strong ethical and legal foundation that enables them to better serve their clients. Clearly written and authoritative, it provides a solid groundwork in legal concepts and laws, important ethical issues, and the emerging area of bioethics faced in today’s medical practices by today’s health care professionals.

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Vignettes—A thought-provoking vignette opens each chapter, adapted from case law or based on real-world situations.
  • “Have a Care”—Personal stories from the authors illustrate the heart of the law and ethics of health care.
  • A Code of Ethics Appendix contains the Hippocratic Oath, AAMA creed, and the Principles of Medical Ethics.
  • Sample Documents Appendix provides important health care, life, and death documentation.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803617308
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Publication date:
05/11/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
268
Sales rank:
1,053,638
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

I. Understanding the Basics

  1. Medical Law, Ethics, and Bioethics
  2. Medical Practice Management
  3. Employees in Ambulatory Health Care

II. Law, Liability, and Duties

  1. Legal Guidelines for Ambulatory Health Care
  2. Regulations and Professional Liability
  3. Public Duties
  4. Consent

III. Workplace Issues

  1. Medical Records
  2. Reimbursement and Collection Practices
  3. Employment Practices
  4. Cultural Perspectives

IV. Bioethical Issues

  1. Allocation of Scarce Medical Resources
  2. Genetic Engineering
  3. Abortion
  4. Life and Death
  5. Dying and Death

Special Section Have a Care

Appendices

Appendix I. Code of Ethics

Appendix II. Sample Documents for Choices about Health Care, Life and Death

Index

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