Nursing Law and Ethics / Edition 3

Nursing Law and Ethics / Edition 3

by John Tingle
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405132280

ISBN-13: 9781405132282

Pub. Date: 11/28/2007

Publisher: Wiley

Nursing Law and Ethics takes an innovative and challenging approach to key legal and ethical issues, and considers the practical application of law and ethics in nursing. Part 1 explores the interface between law, ethics and nursing, patient complaints and the changing policy context. Part 2 addresses legal and ethical perspectives on more specialist topics

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Overview

Nursing Law and Ethics takes an innovative and challenging approach to key legal and ethical issues, and considers the practical application of law and ethics in nursing. Part 1 explores the interface between law, ethics and nursing, patient complaints and the changing policy context. Part 2 addresses legal and ethical perspectives on more specialist topics including negligence, consent, resource allocation, mental health nursing, the critically ill patient, clinical governance and research.

The new edition reflects recent changes in mental health and learning disabilities, as well as the implementation of the new clinical negligence and complaints system.

• Builds upon the strengths of previous editions
• Legal Chapters accompanied by Ethical Commentary
• Includes contributions from leading nurses, lawyers and ethicists

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405132282
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/28/2007
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: The Dimensions.

Chapter 1: The Legal Dimension: Legal System and Method.

Chapter 2: The Ethical Dimension: Nursing Practice, Nursing Philosophy and Nursing Ethics.

Chapter 3: The Professional Dimension: Professional Regulation in Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting.

Chapter 4: The Complaints Dimension: Patient Complaints in Health Care Provision.

Chapter 5: The Policy Dimension: Moving Beyond the Rhetoric towards a Safer NHS.

Part Two : The Perspectives.

Chapter 6: Negligence.

A: The Legal Perspective.

B: An Ethical Perspective-Negligence and Moral Obligations.

Chapter 7: Consent and the Capable Adult Patient.

A: The Legal Perspective.

B: An Ethical Perspective-Consent and Patient Autonomy.

Chapter 8: Responsibility, Liability and Scarce Resources.

A: The Legal Perspective.

B: An Ethical Perspective-How to do the right thing.

Chapter 9 Mental Health Nursing.

A: The Legal Perspective.

B: An Ethical Perspective-Compulsion and Autonomy.

Chapter 10 The Critically Ill Patient.

A: The Legal Perspective.

B: An Ethical Perspective-Declining and Withdrawing Treatment.

Chapter 11 Clinical Governance.

A: The Legal Perspectice.

B: An Ethical Perspective-Quality and Judgement.

Chapter 12 Clinical Research and Patients.

A: The Legal Perspective.

B: An Ethical Perspective-Nursing Research.

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