9780890891957

The Law and Older Persons: Is Geriatric Jurisprudence Therapeutic?

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  • ISBN13:

    9780890891957

  • ISBN10:

    0890891958

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-07-01
  • Publisher: Carolina Academic Pr

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Author Biography

Marshall B. Kapp, J.D., M.P.H. has been a faculty member at the Wright State University School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio since 1980

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Abbreviations Used in Text xiii
A Brief Introduction to Therapeutic Jurisprudence: Asking the Right Questions
3(8)
Guardianship Reform: Who Are We Protecting, from What, and How Well?
11(18)
Regulation and Litigation in Long Term Care: Impact on Quality, Safety, and Access (Part 1 ---Nursing Homes)
29(40)
The Legal Climate in Long Term Care: Impact on Quality, Safety, and Access (Part 2 --- Home and Community-Based Settings)
69(22)
Consumer Choice and Direction in Health and Long Term Care: Benefit, Burden, or Bewilderment?
91(30)
Regulating Research Involving Older Participants: Are Protection and Progress Symbiotic or Conflicting?
121(20)
Regulating the Dying Process: Problems and Perils of Policing the End of Life
141(16)
Old Age and Victimhood: Does the Law Protect or Stigmatize Its Intended Beneficiaries?
157(16)
Notes 173(42)
About the Author 215(2)
Index 217

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