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Vol 22 No 3 March/April 2017

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Law and Nursing 2nd ed

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ISBN13: 9780750648066
ISBN: 0750648066
Published: June 2003
Publisher: Elsevier Butterworth Heinemann
Format: Paperback
Price: £20.99



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The role of the nurse has been subject to many changes over recent years. From both within and outside of the profession, nurses have been encouraged to take on enhanced degrees of specialism in their practice. Such developments are set to continue with the implementation of the government's new ""NHS Plan"". Such an expanded role brings with it enhanced accountability with the risk of consequent litigation if things go wrong. In addition, nurses are also being encouraged to act as advocate for their patients, to safeguard standards of care and to speak out where those standards may be at risk.;This book explores the legal regulation of nursing practice today and sets it in the context of recent developments. Issues examined include the developments in the law concerning consent to treatment, the increasing role of the courts in scrutinising allegations of professional negligence, the litigation process in the light of the Woolf reforms and the regulation of treatment decisions both at the beginnings and the end of life.

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Contents:
Structure of the NHS; Nursing Negligence: Patient Complaints; Legal Aspects of Expanded Role and Clinical Guidelines and Protocols; Consent to Treatment (general principles); Children and the Mentally Ill; Confidentiality and Access to Health Care Records; Clinical Research and the Nurse; The Nurse and the Employment Relationship; Nurse Prescribing; Litigation; Reproductive Choice; The End of Life.