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Author Fiesta, Janine.

Title 20 legal pitfalls for nurses to avoid / Janine Fiesta.

Imprint Albany, NY : Delmar Publishers, c1994.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  346.0332 F465t    ---  Available
Description xii, 192 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Real nursing series
Note Includes index.
Contents Neglecting to make safety a high priority -- Failing to spot and report possible violence -- Not following policies and standards of care -- Responding unwisely in a short-staffing situation -- Failing to protect oneself when whistle-blowing -- Neglecting to use due care in physical procedures -- Not checking equipment -- Assuming others are responsibile for your duties -- Assuming responsibility for informed consent -- Wrongfully disclosing confidential information -- Making reckless accusations -- Failing to act like a professional -- Confusing licensure issues with malpractice -- Failing to communicate -- Failing to monitor and assess -- Not listening -- Neglecting to follow risk management principles -- Making a malpractice case worse -- Not following documentation principles -- Confusing legal and ethical questions.
Subject Nurses -- Malpractice.
Nursing -- Law and legislation.
ISBN 0827361521

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