Law and Ethics in Nursing and Healthcare : An Introduction, Hardback Book

Law and Ethics in Nursing and Healthcare : An Introduction Hardback

Description

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.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 392 pages
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Medical & healthcare law
  • ISBN: 9781412961738

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