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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Legal Aspects of Nursing 7th ed isbn 9781292001821

Legal Aspects of Nursing 6th ed (mylawchamber)


ISBN13: 9781408226056
New Edition ISBN: 9781292001821
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781405858755
Published: July 2011
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



Legal Aspects of Nursing is your indispensible guide to the law for the nursing and health-care professions. It covers everything you need to know, from outlining how the legal system works and general legal issues relating to medicine, right through to specialist areas of nursing, such as working with children or the elderly.

Mylawchamber allows you to access a wealth of online resources.

Subjects:
Medical Law
Contents:
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 Acute care 17 Learning disabilities 18 Nurse educator and researcher 19 Legal aspects of the care of older people 20 Nursing the mentally disordered 21 Accident and emergency, outpatients, genito-urinary departments and day surgery 22 Human fertility and genetics 23 Community and primary care nursing 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 End of Life Care and death 30 Complementary and alternative therapies 31 The future