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Medical Law, Ethics, & Bioethics for the Health Professions

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2021-10-04
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis Company

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Be prepared for the complexities of healthcare practice today!

Meet the legal and ethical challenges you will face as a healthcare professional in ambulatory outpatient and clinical settings. The 8th Edition of this popular text guides you through legal concepts and the law, important ethical issues, and the emerging area of bioethics to prepare you to treat your patients with understanding, sensitivity, and compassion.

Often complex concepts are brought to life with vignettes, case studies and other real-world examples of how legal theories, the law, and ethics apply to day-to-day practice in today’s rapidly evolving healthcare system. Clearly written and easy to read, it provides the strong ethical and legal foundation that today’s healthcare professionals need to better serve their clients.

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Table of Contents

I.Understanding the Basics
1.Medical Law, Ethics, and Bioethics
2.Medical Practice Management
3.The Professional Health-Care Team

II.Law, Liability, and Duties
4.State and Federal Regulations
5.Professional Liability
6.Law for Health Professionals
7.Public Duties

III.Workplace Issues
9.Medical Records
10.Reimbursement and Collection Practices
11.Employment Practices
12.A Cultural Perspective for Health Professionals

IV.Bioethical Issues
13.Allocation of Scarce Medical Resources
14.Genetic Modification
15.Reproductive Issues
16.End of Life Issues

Special Section
Have a Care!
I.Code of Ethics
II.Sample Documents for Choices About Health Care, Life, and Death

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