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Key Questions in Healthcare Law and Ethics
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Key Questions in Healthcare Law and Ethics



November 2020 | 224 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Unlike most law and ethics books, this text was specifically written with the student in mind. It assumes no prior knowledge and is designed to make the reader feel like they're having a conversation with a knowledgeable friend. The book covers the main aspect of law and ethics required for studying and working in health care, including an introduction to law and ethics and an overview of regulation of the health care worker. By using questions throughout each chapter, all the important information is covered in a way that allows the reader to easily find what they may be looking for as well as giving a structure to the various topics.
 
Section A: Consent and confidentiality
 
Chapter 1: Consent
 
Chapter 2: Confidentiality
 
Chapter 3: Competent Adult Patient
 
Chapter 4: Incompetent Adult Patient
 
Chapter 5: Competent Child
 
Chapter 6: Incompetent Child
 
Chapter 7: Parents
 
Chapter 8: Other Relatives
 
Chapter 9: Colleagues
 
Chapter 10: Coroner/Police/Other Bodies
 
Section B: Specific Topics
 
Chapter 11: Mental Health
 
Chapter 12: Treatments
 
Chapter 13: Records
 
Chapter 14: Death
 
Chapter 15: Mistakes
 
Chapter 16: The Nurse/Health Professional/Doctor

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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