This comprehensive new textbook covers core ethical and legal content for pre-registration nursing students. It provides readers with a sound understanding of the interrelationships between the NMC's code of conduct, standards and competencies, ethics and relevant sections of the English legal system.
This book focuses on the urgent matter of legal appeals and judicial decisions on assisted death. Drawing on key cases from the United Kingdom and Canada, the book focuses on the problematic paternalism of legal decisions that currently deny assisted dying.
This book is designed to help students to relate all the reading and study throughout their course specifically to exam and assignment situations. It aims to help students to understand quickly what is required, to organise their revision, to learn the key points with ease and to get the grades they need.
A new second edition of this well-regarded text, written by an author team with both legal and medical expertise. Legal principles are set firmly in a practical context and the text is supported throughout with real life scenarios to illustrate key points.
Medical Law Concentrate is written and designed to help you succeed. Accurate and reliable, Concentrate guides go above and beyond, not only consolidating your learning but focusing your revision and maximising your potential.
Examines recent developments in ethics and applies these to the practice and organisation of the caring professions. Focuses on what kind of ethical theory might be helpful for professional ethics and explores debates from the perspectives of liberalism, feminism, ecology, postmodernism and constructivism. Hugman from Uni of NSW.
Attempts to provide an exposition and a critical evaluation of the human rights law and the way in which nursing practice reflects respect for the human rights of nurses and patients alike. This book draws upon comparisons with human rights based approaches and their impact on nursing practice in other jurisdictions in Europe and North America.
Presents a variety of philosophical and professional behaviour to enable nurses, nursing students, midwives and health visitors to develop an autonomy in their day-to-day decision making and to help them make reasoned judgements. The chapters in this book examine statements from the NMC code and explore the concepts and problems that relate to it.
This innovative handbook, edited by four of the leading figures in the area, provides a comprehensive, and truly global, overview of the main approaches and themes at the intersection of of law and society.