Patients' Rights, Law and Ethics for Nurses: A practical guide

Patients' Rights, Law and Ethics for Nurses: A practical guide

by Paul Buka

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780340938812
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/29/2008
Pages: 198
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 7.75(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Paul Buka, RN, HNC, FETC, LLB(Hons), PGCE, MSc, MIHM is Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, Thames Valley University, London, UK. He has a background in law, having specialized in healthcare law and in criminal justice. He has also taught law and law & ethics at various levels for several years. He has previously published in the area of law and ethics.

Table of Contents

Aspects of Law and Human Rights
Ethics and Patients' Rights
The Clinical Environment and Patients' Rights
Children's Rights: The Beginning of Life to the Age of Majority
Informed Consent to Treatment
The Older Person and Abuse
Diversity And Equality: Anti-Discriminatory Practice
Theft, Fraud and Deception: Patients' Property
End of Life Decisions: A Matter of Choice
Human Rights and Patient Care

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