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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
 

ISBN-10: 0834207834

ISBN-13: 9780834207837

Pub. Date: 12/01/2007

Publisher: Aspen

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

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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