Patients' Rights, Law and Ethics for Nurses: A Practical Guide

Publication Year: 2014

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Authors/Editor: Buka, Paul

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 978-1-48-221739-1

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 85

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The second edition of this acclaimed text integrates health care law and ethics in relation to patients’ rights and in the context of everyday nursing and health care practice.

Focusing on principles of law and including clear outlines of the essential legal precedent, the author lays a solid foundation for understanding the intersection of law, ethics and the rights of the patient. Comprehensive yet pocket-sized, this is essential reading for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals.

* Provides a clear understanding not only of basic legal provisions in health care, but also of wider issues relating to human rights
* Covers topics such as ethical decision making, confidentiality, laws concerning older people, fraud and abuse, and employment regulations
* Uses an easy-to-read style that conveys key principles in an accessible way
* Includes thinking points, case studies and relevant case law to help link theory to practice


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: CRC Press
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Buka, Paul
ISBN: 978-1-48-221739-1
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Language: English
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Pages: 198
Year: 2014
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 85