Medical Law and Ethics (5th Edition)
- Publish Date: 2015-01-03
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Bonnie F. Fremgen
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For all courses in medical law and/or ethics in programs for nurses, medical assistants, and all allied health care professions
Complete, accessible, and up-to-date
Written for health professionals of all kindsânot lawyersâ Medical Law and Ethics covers the full spectrum of topics that affect practice. Fully updated coverage includes: the legal system, professional liability and medical malpractice, physicianâs responsibilities, medical records, ethical and bioethical issues, and current regulations. Actual legal cases illuminate subjects ranging from patient confidentiality and abortion to death and dying. Med Tips provide quick scenarios and guidance about law and ethics. Each chapter contains glossary terms, exercises, and an actual case; appendices provide current sample codes of ethics.