Professional Ethics: A Guide for Rehabilitation Professionals / Edition 1

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The reader friendly format of this text includes questions and exercises in every chapter, allowing readers to test their knowledge and apply important concepts. An abundance of clinically relevant case examples, including many real cases on public record, teach readers about ethics at work. Each chapter begins with a summary section, plus key terms. Boxes titled "Ethics in Focus" are scattered throughout the text. Also, several flowcharts and forms can be photocopied for readers' use. Each chapter ends with a comprehensive annotated bibliography and a section of cases. An appendix at the back of the book contains codes of ethics for many rehabilitation professionals, including physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, occupational therapists, respiratory therapists, prosthetists, orthotists, speech-language pathologists, chiropractors, and rehabilitation nurses.

* Provides PTs and OTs with the information they need to make ethical decisions in their day-to-day practice.
• Applicable to many rehabilitation professionals and works well in transdisciplinary classes, which are becoming more prevalent in colleges today.
• Text shows how to apply ethics, making it a practical and relevant book for rehab students and professionals.
• Case studies show how to apply theory to everyday practice.
• Discussion of patient responsibility and mutual decision-making anticipates and helps to prevent possible problems and misunderstandings.
• Includes an appendix at the back of the book with codes of ethics for several rehabilitation professions.
• Current information on interpersonal relations and sexual harassment and misconduct, which every health care professional must be aware of.
• Overview of the ethics of patient informed consent with a managed care focus.
• In-depth discussion of managed care versus managed health.
• Highly respected author brings wealth of expertise as an attorney, physical therapist, academician, chairperson of the American Physical Therapy Association Judicial Committee, and a renowned legal speaker in allied health circles.
• Prepares rehab professionals to deal with difficult issues, such as withdrawing and withholding care, mental competency, and death and dying, including the right to die.
• Simple and flexible systems approach to the determination and resolution of ethical issues and dilemmas.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780815125259
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 2/1/1998
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Health Law Attorney-Mediator, Private Practice, San Antonio, TX; Associate Professor, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, Provo, UT

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Attributes of Professions and Professionals 2. Bioethical Principles 3. Codification of Ethical Duties 4. Autonomy 5. Scope of Professional Practice 6. Financial Responsibility: Duties of Patients and Providers 7. Confidentiality 8. Non-Discrimination: Consideration of Distributive and Comparative Justice 9. Professional Business Arrangements 10. Sexual Harassment 11. Life and Death Decision-Making 12. Ethical Issues in Human Subjects Research 13. Student Issues 14. Substance Abuse 15. A Suggested Model for Ethical Decision Making 16. Case Problems and Perspectives 17. Conclusion: Further Directions in Professional Ethics Appendix: Codes of Ethics

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