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Key Questions in Healthcare Law and Ethics

Key Questions in Healthcare Law and Ethics

April 2021 | 328 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
The perfect textbook for nursing and healthcare students who want a fresh, innovative way to understand how law and ethics relate to their studies, placements, and professional practice.

By using a unique format made up of frequently asked questions and corresponding answers, Key Questions in Healthcare covers the what, why, where and how in legal and ethical issues related to healthcare. Its easy-to-use layout helps you quickly find informative yet straightforward answers to over 150 questions, helping you to feel confident in your legal and ethical knowledge, without leaving you overwhelmed or confused. All answers are written in-line with Nursing and Healthcare regulations and its conversational writing style will make you feel like you are talking with a lecturer, instructor, or knowledgeable colleague, rather than a reading a textbook.

The book is appropriate for all levels, from healthcare students in the initial stages of their education, to the advanced practitioner who wishes to refresh their knowledge, or maybe learn something new.
Chapter 1: An Introduction to Ethics and Law
Chapter 2: Refulation
Chapter 3: Duties and Standards
Chapter 4: Consent
Chapter 5: Confidentiality
Chapter 6: Health Records
Chapter 7: Drugs and Prescribing
Chapter 8: Reproduction and Parenting
Chapter 9: Protecting Patients
Chapter 10: Death and Dying
A Final Question

This textbook provides a quick, easy reference to key understandings of law and ethics for healthcare professionals and students alike. Using a well-thought out Q & A approach allows you to appreciate how law and ethics impacts upon day to day clinical practice. 

Tom Walvin
Plymouth University, Adult Nurse Lecturer

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