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Law and Ethics in Nursing and Healthcare: An Introduction

Author: Avery, Graham
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 392
Pub Date: 10/11/2016
ISBN: 9781412961745
Availability: Out of Stock
Quick overview Now in its second edition, this textbook continues to provide all the information nursing and healthcare students need to know about `what is legal' and `how to decide what is right' in order to practice safely and ethically.
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Now in its second edition, Law and Ethics in Nursing and Healthcare: An Introduction continues to provide all the information nursing and healthcare students need to know about `what is legal' and `how to decide what is right' in order to practise safely and ethically. Graham Avery focuses directly on the vital areas - such as negligence, consent, confidentiality, and professional conduct - with a practical and accessible approach aimed at healthcare students as well as practitioners.
Key features include:
a new chapter on Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.Up-to-date information related to the Health and Social Care Act 2012 and the Francis Report.Real life case studies to help students think critically about difficult clinical situations.End-of-chapter scenarios activities with suggested answers to reinforce knowledge.
Qualified as a Registered Nurse and holding an MA in Medical Law and Ethics, Graham Avery is a Lecturer at the University of Essex.

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