ISBN-10:
0803627068
ISBN-13:
9780803627062
Pub. Date:
02/07/2012
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Medical Law, Ethics, & Bioethics for the Health Professions / Edition 7

Medical Law, Ethics, & Bioethics for the Health Professions / Edition 7

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Overview

  • “Have a Care” the now-classic, intimate story of one author that illustrates the heart of the law and ethics of health care.
  • Thought-provoking vignettes and case studies, adapted from case law or based on real-world situations.
  • CAAHEP and ABHES competencies clearly outlined at the beginning of every chapter.
  • Appendices that include Codes of Ethics, such as including the Hippocratic Oath, AAMA creed, and Principles of Medical Ethics; plus Sample Documents on important healthcare and end-of-life decisions.
  • Pedagogically rich chapters feature… Key Terms with definitions • Learning Outcomes • Powerful quotes for insights • Key Icons that point out important content • Summaries “Chapter Review Questions” and • “In the News” boxes that explore current event issues related to case laws covered in the chapter.
  • Classroom exercises to stimulate further discussions.
  • Websites resources and references to encourage additional research.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803627062
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Publication date: 02/07/2012
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 366,118
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Unit 1. Understanding the Basics

1. Medical Law, Ethics, and Bioethics

2. Medical Practice Management

3. The Health Care Team in the Ambulatory Setting

Unit 2. Law, Liability, and Duties

4. State and Federal Regulations

5. Professional Liability

6. Law for Health Professionals

7. Public Duties

8. Consent

Unit 3. Workplace Issues

9. Medical Records

10. Reimbursement and Collection Practices

11. Employment Practices

12. A Cultural Perspective for Health Professionals

Unit 4. Bioethical Issues

13. Allocation of Scarce Medical Resources

14. Genetic Engineering

15. Reproductive Issues

16. End of Life Issues



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Have a Care!



Appendices

Codes of Ethics

Sample Documents for Choices about Health Care, Life, and Death

Index of Resources

Index

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