Nurses are increasingly accountable for their own practice and require a thorough understanding of their core responsibilities and of the legal and ethical issues which underpin everyday practice in the NHS today.
Addresses issues and key concerns in accountability, focusing on accountability in the four main branches of nursing (adult, child, learning disabilities and mental health), as well as in midwifery, community nursing, and nursing management.
Celebrating over 30 years as the market-leading series, Blackstone's Statutes have an unrivalled tradition of trust and quality. With a rock-solid reputation for accuracy, reliability, and authority, they remain first-choice for students and lecturers, providing a careful selection of all the up-to-date legislation needed for exams and course use.
Offers guidance on the ethical and legal issues that arise in the health care of patients under 18 years of age. This book reflects the questions most commonly raised by health professionals, including questions about consent, refusal of treatment and confidentiality.
Course Notes supports revision of the essential modules of undergraduate and conversion GDL/CPE law degree courses by demonstrating good practice in creating and maintaining the ideal revision notes and actively encouraging you to acquire the analytical skills you will need for exam success.
Combining ethical issues with case studies to show how theory is applied in clinical practice, this book reflects contemporary health care practice, emphasising inter-professional care and cultural sensitivity to clients or patients. It also contains case studies which make ethical issues applied and relevant to your clinical practice.
Ethical, legal and professional issues are at the heart of health care, but it can be tricky to balance and apply these three strands in practice. Taking a practice-based approach, this book explores the daily dilemmas faced by modern health care practitioners, using engaging clinical scenarios drawn from across the fields of health care.
Ethics: The Heart of Healthcare, Third Edition provides clarification and extension of the argument that ethics is everywhere in health care, and that therefore codes and principles are just not enough to help us practice in the best ways.
This textbook looks at how different world faiths approach ethics in health and social care, and how their faith informs their practice. Equipping practitioners with the information they need, it will help them to be more reflective regarding spirituality, ethics and their provision of care.
This textbook is an ambitious and engaging introduction to the more advanced writings on medical law and ethics, primarily designed to allow students to `get under the skin' of the topic and begin to build their critical thinking and analysis skills.
Written in a non-technical style, this topical text encourages the reader to work through the differences and similarities between law and ethics. Using case studies at the beginning of each chapter to demonstrate scenarios that health professionals may face in day-to-day practice, with a theoretical discussion of legal and ethical issues.
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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