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Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Medical Law, Ethics, and Bioethics
PART I. THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT
2. The Legal System
3. Importance of the Legal System for the Physician and the Health Care Professional
PART II. THE HEALTHCARE ENVIRONMENT
4. Today’s Health Care Environment
5. The Physician-Patient Relationship
6. Professional Liability and Medical Malpractice
7. Public Duties of the Physician and the Health Care Professional
8. Workplace Law and Ethics
9. The Medical Record
10. Patient Confidentiality and HIPAA
PART III. MEDICAL ETHICS
10. Ethical and Bioethical Issues in Medicine
11. Ethical Issues Relating to Life
12. Death and Dying