ISBN-10:
0834207834
ISBN-13:
9780834207837
Pub. Date:
12/01/2007
Publisher:
Aspen
Ethical & Legal Issues In Home Health & Long-Term Care / Edition 1

Ethical & Legal Issues In Home Health & Long-Term Care / Edition 1

by Dennis Robbins

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Overview

Ethical and Legal Issues in Home Health and Long-Term Care gives home health care providers practical approaches to the ethical and legal is sues unique to home health care. The authors provide a sophisticated y et practical framework for developing and applying an ethics action pl an. From establishing an ethics committee to integrating legal, clinic al, and organizational concerns, to providing key medical-ethical deci sion making criteria for end-of-life decisions, the book offers home h ealth and other community-based providers a comprehensive resource to guide staff and to avoid liability.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780834207837
Publisher: Aspen
Publication date: 12/01/2007
Edition description: 1E
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 0.54(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Ethical and Legal Issues in Home Health and Long-Term Care: An Overview * Internal and External Forces Leading to the Emergence of Ethical Issues in Home Health and Long-Term Care * Foundations and Applications in Ethics: Understanding Principles for Addressing Ethical Issues * A Model for Making Better and More Justifiable Decisions * Tracing the Legal Legacy Surrounding Consent and End-of-Life Decision Making: From Quinlan to Cruzan * Formal Vehicles for Decision Making * Developing Institutional Policies Policies on Ethical Issues * Conducting an Ethics Audit * Clinical Ethics Rounds * The Facility-Based Ethics Committee * The Community-Based Ethics Committee: A New Concept To Meet New Challenges * Integrating Clinical, Legal, Ethical, and Adminstrative Problem Solving and Decision Making

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