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Legal Aspects of Nursing Bridgit Dimond

Legal Aspects of Nursing By Bridgit Dimond

Legal Aspects of Nursing by Bridgit Dimond


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Written specifically for nurses, this market leading textbook provides undergraduate students with a one stop' reference to all they need to know about the law and its practical application to everyday nursing situations.

Legal Aspects of Nursing Summary

Legal Aspects of Nursing by Bridgit Dimond

Written specifically for nurses, this market leading textbook provides undergraduate students with a 'one stop' reference to all they need to know about the law and its practical application to everyday nursing situations.

About Bridgit Dimond

Emeritus Professor, University of Glasgow

Table of Contents

Table of cases
Table of statutes
Abbreviations
Foreword to first edition
Foreword to third edition
Preface to first edition
Preface to fifth edition

PART I GENERAL PRINCIPLES AFFECTING ALL NURSES
1. Introduction: four arenas of accountability, the legal system and human rights
2 Actions in the criminal courts and defences to criminal charges
3 Liability in a civil court case for negligence
4 Specific problem areas in civil liability: personal liability of the nurse, vicarious liability of the employer and managerial issues
5 Statutory functions and management of the NHS
6 Progress of a civil claim: defences and compensation
7 Consent to treatment and informing the patient
8 Data protection: confidentiality and access
9 Record keeping, statements and evidence in court
10 The nurse and employment law
11 The nurse as a registered professional
12 Health and safety and the nurse

PART II: SPECIALIST AREAS
13 Children and young persons
14 Midwifery
15 The nurse on the gynaecology ward
16 Intensive care, transfusion and transplant surgery nursing
17 Theatre and anaesthetic nursing and the recovery ward
18 Nurse educator and researcher
19 Legal aspects of the care of older people
20 Nursing the mentally disordered
21 Accident and emergency, outpatients, genitourinary departments and day surgery
22 Human fertility and genetics
23 Community, primary care nursing and palliative care
24 Scope of professional practice, clinical nurse specialist and consultant nurse

PART III GENERAL AREAS
25 Legal aspects of property
26 Legal aspects of AIDS and other infectious diseases
27 Handling complaints
28 Legal aspects of medicines
29 Legal aspects of death
30 Complementary and alternative therapies

Appendix A Articles of the European Convention on Human Rights
Appendix B Congenital Disabilities (Civil Liability) Act 1976 (1976 c 28)
Appendix C Schedules 2 and 3 of Data Protection Act 1998
Glossary
Websites
Further reading
Index

Additional information

GOR005226358
9781405858755
1405858753
Legal Aspects of Nursing by Bridgit Dimond
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pearson Education Limited
2008-06-05
784
N/A
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