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Legal Aspects Of Nursing Dimond

Legal Aspects Of Nursing By Dimond

Legal Aspects Of Nursing by Dimond

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This updated edition introduces nurses to the complexities of the law, including the general principles of professional liability and accountability, health and safety, employment law, consent and confidentiality. The book is illustrated with case studies taken from everyday nursing practice.

Legal Aspects Of Nursing Summary

Legal Aspects Of Nursing by Dimond

The revised edition of this bestselling and highly respected book builds on the comprehensive nature of the first edition with enhanced coverage of contemporary legal debates and issues. Again, Legal Aspects of Nursing introduces nurses to the complexities of the law through describing everyday situations in which nurses find themselves and examining the legal consequences, in order to aid nurses' understanding of the legal principles involved. This understanding will enable nurses to apply those principles to similar situations in nursing practice, management and education.

Table of Contents

GENERAL PRINCIPLES AFFECTING ALL NURSES. Introduction: Four Areas of Accountability and the Legal System. Actions in the Criminal Courts and Defences to the Criminal Charges. The Professional Liability of the Nurse in a Civil Court Case. Specific Problem Areas in Civil Liability: The Personal Liability of the Nurse. More Specific Problems in Negligence Liability. Progress of a Civil Claim, Defences and Remedies. Consent to Treatment and Informing the Patient. The Law on Confidentiality, and the Exceptions. Statements, Medical Record-Keeping and Evidence in Court. The Nurse and Employment Law. The Nurse as a Registered Professional. Health and Safety and the Nurse. SPECIALIST AREAS. Paediatric Nursing. Midwifery. The Nurse on the Gynaecology Ward. Intensive Care and Transplant Surgery Nursing. Theatre Nursing and the Recovery Ward. Nurse Educator and Researcher. Legal Aspects of Care for the Elderly. Nursing the Mentally Disordered. Accident and Emergency. Reproductive Medicine. Community Nursing. School, Clinic and Practice Nurses. GENERAL AREAS. The Legal Aspects of Property. Legal Aspects of AIDS. Handling Complaints. Legal Aspects of Drugs. Legal Aspects of Death.

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Legal Aspects Of Nursing by Dimond
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Pearson Education (US)
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