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9780803606029

Nursing Practice and the Law: Avoiding Malpractice and Other Legal Risks

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  • ISBN13:

    9780803606029

  • ISBN10:

    0803606028

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-09-01
  • Publisher: F a Davis Co

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Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock, TX. Text, for nurses and students, provides insight on the relationship between law and health care. Specific laws associated with ethical considerations are presented. Chapters include points to consider, summaries, objectives, and key terms. Softcover.

Table of Contents

Introduction xxiii
I. INTRODUCTION TO NURSING LAW AND ETHICS 1(94)
American Jurisprudence
3(20)
David V. Marchand
Legal Terminology
23(19)
Leanna Marchand
The Nurse and the Legal System
42(16)
M. Dena Matthews
Ethics in Nursing
58(37)
Mary E. O'Keefe
II. NURSING PRACTICE AND THE LEGAL SYSTEM 95(80)
Defining Nursing Practice
97(21)
Patricia Fedorka
Lenore Kolljeski Resick
Elements of Nursing Negligence
118(14)
Elizabeth L. Higginbotham
Rosemary Conlon McCarthy
Negligence Specific to Nursing
132(18)
Jacquelyn K. Hall
Daniel Hall
Vicarious Liability for Nursing Negligence
150(13)
Jacquelyn K. Hall
Documentation
163(12)
Elizabeth L. Higginbotham
III. NURSING LAW AND THE PATIENT 175(40)
The Nurse-Patient Relationship
177(12)
Anne Marie K. Catalano
Patient Rights
189(10)
Roselyn Holloway
Informed Consent
199(16)
Taralynn R. Mackay
IV. NURSING LAW AND MANAGEMENT 215(84)
Nursing Law and Employment Issues in Nursing
217(18)
Victoria Berry
Managed Care and the Law
235(20)
Susan Sportsman
Ana M. Valadez
Alternate Dispute Resolution in Nursing
255(33)
Mary E. O'Keefe
The Legislative Process
288(11)
Susan Sportsman
Ana M. Valadez
Shirley Chater
V. NURSING LAW AND SPECIALIZATION 299(96)
Advanced Practice Nursing
301(16)
Victoria Berry
Taralynn R. Mackay
Home Health Nursing
317(19)
Anthony K. Cutrona
Long-Term Care Nursing
336(16)
Anthony K. Cutrona
Psychiatric Nursing
352(20)
Cynthia J. Weiss-Kaffie
Nancy E. Purtell
Emergency Nursing
372(23)
Cheryl Pozzi
VI. NURSING LAW AND FORENSICS 395(134)
Forensic Nursing
397(19)
Barbara Power Madden
Barbara Scott Cammuso
Andrea J. Wallen
Life Care Planning
416(15)
Doreen Casuto
Patricia McCollum
Violence
431(27)
Cheryl Pozzi
Telecommunications
458(22)
Mary E. O'Keefe
Correctional Nursing
480(49)
Mary E. O'Keefe
Glossary 529(26)
Index 555

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