Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professions

ISBN-10: 1455733660

ISBN-13: 9781455733668

Edition: 3rd 2014

List price: $74.95 Buy it from $16.50
eBook available
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description: With balanced coverage of both legal and ethical issues, this text provides a foundation for handling common challenges in everyday practice. Real-life examples and case studies help you apply the book's concepts. For easier reading, content is presented in short, concise chunks. Expert author Tonia Aiken shares insights from her years of experience as a nurse, attorney, and public speaker to guide you through issues that may arise in practice, as well as the "danger zones" in clinical situations that could escalate into conflict or dispute.A user-friendly outline format makes information easy to scan.Objectives for each chapter highlight what you are expected to learn and keep you focused on important information.Summaries at the end of every chapter reinforce essential concepts.Study Questions test your knowledge of the material.Recommended Readings list sources for further research.What If? boxes present ethical dilemmas and help you apply concepts from the book to real-life examples.Updated Case Studies discuss the issues faced in a variety of healthcare settings.A revised Imaging Liability and Litigation chapter describes how society holds healthcare workers accountable in the workplace.Important HIPAA information includes the latest privacy guidelines along with ethical and legal implications.

Used Starting from $16.50
eBooks Starting from $74.95
Buy eBooks
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Periodic Table Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Medical Terminology Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Medical Math Online content $4.95 $1.99

Customers also bought


Book details

List price: $74.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 2/28/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English

The Legal System
Ethical and Bioethical Issues
The Medical Malpractice Lawsuit and the Trial Process
Disciplinary Actions
Work Place Issues
Intentional and Quasi-Intentional Torts
Statutory Reporting/Public Duties
Professional Liability Insurance and Disciplinary Defense Insurance
Death and Dying Issues
Conflict Management
Business Aspects of Healthcare
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.