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Table of Contents
PART 1 THE FOUNDATIONS OF LAW AND ETHICS
Chapter 1 Introduction to Law and Ethics
Chapter 2 Making Ethical Decisions
Chapter 3 Working in Health Care
Chapter 4 Law, the Courts, and Contracts
CARE PART 2 LEGAL ISSUES FOR WORKING HEALTH PRACTITIONERS
Chapter 5 Professional Liability and Medical Malpractice
Chapter 6 Defenses to Liability Suits
Chapter 7 Medical Records and Informed Consent
Chapter 8 Privacy Law and HIPAA
PART 3 PROFESSIONAL, SOCIAL, AND INTERPERSONAL HEALTH CARE ISSUES
Chapter 9 Physicians’ Public Duties and Responsibilities
Chapter 10 Workplace Legalities
Chapter 11 The Beginning of Life and Childhood
Chapter 12 Death and Dying
Chapter 13 Health Care Trends and Forecasts
Apprendix 1 State Medical Boards
Appendix 2 Health Care Professional Organizations
Appendix 3 Associations for Major Diseases
Court Cases in Alphabetical Order Index
Court Cases by Subject Index