Consent To Treatment

Autor: Jane Lynch
Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing
ISBN: 1846192242
File Size: 66,99 MB
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An understanding of the law and the way in which it impacts upon roles, responsibilities and care is a vital component in everyday healthcare. The law of consent is particularly complex, and its inadvertent misinterpretation, misapplication or maladministration by health professionals has led to an increasing number of legal claims for compensation. This book explains the legal issues around consent to treatment in England and Wales simply and straightforwardly. It uses real-life examples to set out the professional obligations, basic principles of consent and detailed information on each area, enabling health professionals to approach consent methodically and to ensure that it is validly obtained and recorded. `Explains the complexities of consent in a practical and straightforward way making a difficult and often complex subject easy to understand. In addition it is a useful handbook that health professionals at all levels can refer to as an everyday text to help guide them through the intricacies of the topic.' --- Colum J Smith, in his Foreword `A very useful book for healthcare professionals of all kinds to refer to.' --- Louise M Terry, in her Foreword

Medicolegal Essentials In Healthcare

Autor: Jason Payne-James
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521744075
File Size: 42,71 MB
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An overview of those legal issues most relevant to individuals working in the healthcare professions.

Writing Medico Legal Reports In Civil Claims

Autor: Giles Eyre
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780956934109
File Size: 27,99 MB
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This guide, written for medical experts and lawyers, explains the legal principles and rules of court that must be applied in writing medico-legal reports in civil claims, gives guidance on the report's content and format, and provides practical forensic writing skills.

Essentials Of Law For Medical Practitioners

Autor: Kim Forrester
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 072957914X
File Size: 63,19 MB
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The definitive medico-legal reference for medical students and practitioners in Australia Essentials of Law for Medical Practitioners is a timely and authoritative reference focused on the requirements of medical students and practitioners. This easy-to-read medico-legal text assumes no prior legal practice knowledge or experience, making it ideal for those new to the medical industry. The content addresses matters relating to all Australian jurisdictions. It also provides a brief overview of the law in several practice areas, allowing practitioners to locate key information quickly. Topical issues discussed in Essentials of Law for Medical Practitioners include privacy and confidentiality of patient information, medical negligence, fertility and reproductive technology, the laws regarding mental health issues and professional regulation and discipline. • directed at current medical education • includes learning objectives and key questions for each chapter • applies knowledge to a clinical context and focuses on the application of clinical cases and legislation to practical situations • assumes no prior legal knowledge • identifies medico-legal issues for further discussion

Placement Learning In Medical Nursing E Book

Autor: Maggie Maxfield
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702051756
File Size: 38,83 MB
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Are you unsure about your medical nursing placement? Do you need guidance on what to prepare to get the most out of your practice learning? Will you have the range of clinical skills to care for individual patients? What learning opportunities will there be to meet your competencies? How can you maximise your learning during this placement? This book will help you with all these concerns. It will advise you on what to expect from the placement, what you can learn, how to link theory and practice, and how to make the most of your learning opportunities and meet your competencies. Placement Learning in Medical Nursing covers the following areas: Takes a logical, step-by-step approach to preparing for learning on a medical nursing placement Provides the principles of care, treatment and management of an individual, linking university-learned theory to clinical practice Gives helpful evidence-based practice examples and resources to support placement learning Identifies clinical skills that underpin care of an individual Highlights potential learning opportunities and experiences available on a medical nursing placement Explains how to develop your clinical portfolio by completing specific exercises and activities Maps all activities and exercises to the NMC competencies Advises on approaches to a range of situations that may arise as a student nurse Adopts a case-study/patient pathway approach to consolidating learning, from pre-diagnosis, through a range of treatment options to discharge. Series features: A unique guide to getting the most from clinical placements How to prepare for your placement What you can expect to learn during a placement Clear links to, and examples of, achieving NMC competencies Guidance on what to use as evidence for your portfolio Case studies that link theory with practice How to consolidate your experience and learn from the placement Tips, activities, further reading suggestions and useful websites.

The Legitimacy Of Medical Treatment

Autor: Sara Fovargue
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317591720
File Size: 17,19 MB
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Whenever the legitimacy of a new or ethically contentious medical intervention is considered, a range of influences will determine whether the treatment becomes accepted as lawful medical treatment. The development and introduction of abortion, organ donation, gender reassignment, and non-therapeutic cosmetic surgery have, for example, all raised ethical, legal, and clinical issues. This book examines the various factors that legitimatise a medical procedure. Bringing together a range of internationally and nationally recognised academics from law, philosophy, medicine, health, economics, and sociology, the book explores the notion of a treatment, practice, or procedure being proper medical treatment, and considers the range of diverse factors which might influence the acceptance of a particular procedure as appropriate in the medical context. Contributors address such issues as clinical judgement and professional autonomy, the role of public interest, and the influence of resource allocation in decision-making. In doing so, the book explores how the law, the medical profession, and the public interact in determining whether a new or ethically contentious procedure should be regarded as legitimate. This book will be of interest and use to researchers and students of bioethics, medical law, criminal law, and the sociology of medicine. Chapter 6 of this book 'Family perspectives on proper medical treatment for people in prolonged vegetative and minimally conscious states' by Celia Kitzinger and Jenny Kitzinger is available under an open access CC BY NC ND license and can be viewed at: http://preview.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/prevqa/NBK199156/ .

Essentials Of Law Ethics And Professional Issues In Cam E Book

Autor: Julie Zetler
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0729579700
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A pioneering local textbook covering curriculum requirements for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) students. Legal, ethical, and professional practice issues are essential curriculum components of all Complementary and Alternative Medicine courses. Statutory bodies, professional associations, educational institutions and accreditation authorities require the incorporation of such content into CAM study. This has created the need for a definitive guide written specifically for Australian students according to CAM curriculum requirements. Essentials of Law, Ethics and Professional Issues for CAM is the only local textbook which deals comprehensively with legal, ethical and professional practice issues for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) students. This timely medical text takes a multidisciplinary approach, and is written by authors who are both academics and practitioners, with contributing authors for individual CAM modalities. Essentials of Law, Ethics and Professional Issues for CAM is ideal for students, trainees and even practitioners in various modalities, including naturopathy, traditional Chinese medicine, massage, osteopathy, chiropractic and western herbal medicine. presents a combined solution for professional practice courses which cover legal, ethical and professional practice considerations is the only local book to address these issues for modalities considered by COAG for regulation and registration designed to meet the needs of CAM students at Diploma, Bachelor and Coursework Masters levels case studies, alert boxes, tips and explanations contained throughout includes integrative practice considerations

Medico Legal Issues In Infectious Diseases

Autor: I.W. Fong
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781441980533
File Size: 41,72 MB
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The aim of this book is not to encourage defensive medical practice, but to help provide better, optimum care to patients and to be forth right and honest to our dear customers about our inevitable mistakes. This book will focus on clinical issues facing physicians in different settings (which can lead to malpractice), and the best approach to use to avoid litigations, and practice good medicine.

The Australian Medico Legal Handbook

Autor: Cameron Stewart
Publisher: Elsevier Australia
ISBN: 0729537609
File Size: 13,86 MB
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The Australian Medico-Legal Handbook provides an easily understood reference guide to legal and ethical issues encountered in daily medical practice. It also covers the laws in all Australian jurisdictions, answering the most commonly asked questions in clinical practice - "What if I get sued?", "What do I do if someone refuses treatment?", "What deaths do I refer to the Coroner?", "Who can decide about a child's treatment?", "What if I make a mistake?"

Medico Legal Aspects Of Reproduction And Parenthood

Autor: J K Mason
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1351918680
File Size: 57,60 MB
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Those involved in family and sexual relationships today face a bewildering variety of medico-legal dilemmas. These are encountered from as early as the preconception state of the embryo and continue throughout the period of child raising until the status of the mature minor is achieved. This book dissects a wide range of legal, medical and ethical issues surrounding reproduction and the parental relationship with the resultant child. Questions posed in the various sections include: what constitutes sexual intercourse, what are the implications of contraception and sterilization, is the abortion issues dead?. Is there a right to reproduce and, if so, how is this applied to the modern methods of assisted reproduction?. Is surrogate motherhood acceptable or workable?. The concept of fetal rights is explored and specific attention is given to the management of defective neonates in the light of recent judicial decisions. Other chapters look at the parent/child relationship in respect of medical treatment and the book concludes with a review of the interfamilial protection of young children under both the civil and the criminal law. Many of the views expressed are novel in that they represent those of a medical doctor exploring the legal field. It is neither a conventional book on family law nor one on medical law; rather, it draws on both to examine a specific area which affects both in a particularly significant way. Both statute and case law have been extensively updated since the publication of the first edition.