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Law and Ethics in Nursing and Healthcare
An Introduction

Second Edition


© 2017 | 392 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Now in its second edition, Law and Ethics in Nursing and Healthcare: An Introduction continues to provide all the information nursing and healthcare students need to know about ‘what is legal’ and ‘how to decide what is right’ in order to practise safely and ethically. Graham Avery focuses directly on the vital areas – such as negligence, consent, confidentiality, and professional conduct – with a practical and accessible approach aimed at healthcare students as well as practitioners.

Key features include:

  • a new chapter on Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.
  • Up-to-date information related to the Health and Social Care Act 2012 and the Francis Report.
  • Real life case studies to help students think critically about difficult clinical situations.
  • End-of-chapter scenarios activities with suggested answers to reinforce knowledge. 

Qualified as a Registered Nurse and holding an MA in Medical Law and Ethics, Graham Avery is a Lecturer at the University of Essex.

 

 
The UK legal system
 
An introduction to healthcare ethics
 
Professional conduct
 
Negligence
 
Consent
 
Mental health
 
Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
 
Children
 
Resource allocation
 
Confidentiality
 
End of life decisions

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Avery - Law and Ethics in Nursing and Healthcare - Chapter 1


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