Nursing Malpractice

Nursing Malpractice

by Patricia W. Iyer

Hardcover

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781933264943
Publisher: Lawyers & Judges Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date: 04/30/2011
Pages: 727
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Patient Safety

Chapter 1: The Roots of Patient Injury
by Patricia W. Iyer, MSN, RN, LNCC

Chapter 2: Where Have All the Nurses Gone?
by Patricia W. Iyer, MSN, RN, LNCC

Chapter 3: Moving from Traditional Law and Medicine to Promote Safety and Effective Risk Management
by Bryan A. Liang, MD, PhD, JD and Timothy Mackey, MAS

Chapter 4: Patient Safety Initiatives
by Patricia W. Iyer, MSN, RN, LNCC and Susan Mellott, RN, CPHQ, FNAHQ, PhD

Chapter 5: Medical Errors: Roots of Litigation
by Patricia W. Iyer, MSN, RN, LNCC and Peter I. Berg, JD, RPA

Part II: Nursing Practice

Chapter 6: The Foundations of Nursing Practice
by Patricia W. Iyer, MSN, RN, LNCC and Susan Egger, MSN, RN

Chapter 7: Nursing Documentation
by Patricia W. Iyer, MSN, RN, LNCC and Sharon L. Koob, RN, BSBA, CPHRM, ARM

Chapter 8: Inside the Healthcare Environment
by Judith D. Rottkamp, MA, RN, CNA

Chapter 9: The Intersection of Nursing and Employment Law
by Thomas B. Lewis, Esq., Stephanie B. Camarda, Esq., and Mark F. Kowal, Esq.

Part III: Damages

Chapter 10: Pain and Suffering
by Patricia W. Iyer, MSN, RN, LNCC

Chapter 11: Vocational Evaluations in Nursing Malpractice Cases
by Irmo Marini, PhD, CRC, CLCP and Mark Lukas, Ed.D., CRC

Chapter 12: Life Care Planning
by Mona Goldman Yudkoff, RN, BSN, MPH, CRRN, CCM, CLCP, Alisa Mintzer Dayanim, RN, BSN, MSN, CRRN, and Victoria Powell, RN, CCM, LNCC, CNLCP, CLCP, MSCC, CEAS

Chapter 13: The Role of the Forensic Economist in Nursing Malpractice Actions
by Frank D. Tinari, PhD

Part IV: Litigation of Nursing Malpractice Claims

Chapter 14: Screening the Nursing Malpractice Case
by David Cohen, Esq.

Chapter 15: The Plaintiff's Attorney's Perspective: Working Up a Case
by Robert B. Buckalew, Esq., Tonia D. Aiken, JD, BSN, RN, and Diane Warlick, JD, BSN, RN

Chapter 16: Defense Attorney's Perspective: Working Up a Case
by Peter A. Greene, Esq.

Chapter 17: View of the Actuary
by Mindy M. Steichen, FCAS, MAAA and Peter G. Wick, FCAS, MAAA

Chapter 18: E-Discovery
by G. Ann Geyer, Esq.

Chapter 19: Working with Claims Adjusters
by Barbara Cohen, RN, MS, M.Ed., JD and Louise H. Hayes, Esq.

Chapter 20: Working with Legal Nurse Consultants
by Patricia W. Iyer, MSN, RN, LNCC and Deborah D. D'Andrea, BSN, BA, RN

Chapter 21: Working with Nursing Expert Witnesses
by Patricia W. Iyer, RN, MSN, LNCC, and Raymond Fleming, Esq.

Chapter 22: Demonstrative Evidence
by Stephen Appelbaum, CEP, EPIC, Patricia W. Iyer, RN, MSN, LNCC, and John M. Parisi, Esq.

Chapter 23: Keeping the Jurors in Mind: Jury Research, Jury Selection, Themes, and Comprehension
by Diane Wiley

Chapter 24: Crafting Effective Themes for a Nursing Malpractice Case
by Sean J. Doolan, Esq., Monica M. Kenny, Esq., Nursine S. Jackson, MSN, RN, Samuel L. Davis, Esq., Douglas S. Grossbart, MD, JD, and Wendy Neggers, Esq.

Chapter 25: Trial Techniques
by Kenneth F. Fulginiti, Esq., Samuel L. Davis, Esq., Helen Griff Chalier (formerly Weisgal), Esq., and Wendy Neggers, Esq.

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[The book] is practical and analytical and will prove to be an EXCELLENT work, essential to the library of trial lawyers, administrators and risk managers.

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Excellent overview of medical charting. Comprehensive study which could prepare most attorneys to understand the medical record notes.

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