Medical Law, Ethics, & Bioethics for the Health Professions / Edition 7

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Overview

Now in its Seventh Edition and in vivid full-color, this groundbreaking book continues to champion the “Have a Care” approach, while also providing readers with a strong ethical and legal foundation that enables them to better serve their clients. The book addresses all major issues facing healthcare professionals today, including legal concerns, important ethical issues, and the emerging area of bioethics.

Videos online at DavisPlus bring these challenges to life through short vignettes that feature scenarios of common legal and ethical issues in a medical office.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803627062
  • Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
  • Publication date: 2/7/2012
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 170,615
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

  1. Understanding the Basics
    1. Medical Law, Ethics, and Bioethics
    2. Medical Practice Management
    3. The Health Care Team in the Ambulatory Setting


  2. Law, Liability, and Duties
    1. State and Federal Regulations
    2. Professional Liability
    3. Law for Health Professionals
    4. Public Duties
    5. Consent


  3. Workplace Issues
    1. Medical Records
    2. Reimbursement and Collection Practices
    3. Employment Practices
    4. A Cultural Perspective for Health Professionals


  4. Bioethical Issues
    1. Allocation of Scarce Medical Resources
    2. Genetic Engineering
    3. Reproductive Issues
    4. End of Life Issues




SPECIAL SECTION

Have a Care!

Appendices

Codes of Ethics

Sample Documents for Choices about Health Care, Life, and Death

Index of Resources

Index

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