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Author Guido, Ginny Wacker.

Title Legal and ethical issues in nursing / Ginny Wacker Guido.

Imprint Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, c2001.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  344.730414 G942l 2001    ---  Axe Inventory 2022
Edition 3rd ed.
Description xi, 484 p. ; 24 cm.
Note Rev. ed. of: Legal issues in nursing. 2nd ed. c1997.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Legal concepts -- The judicial process -- Anatomy of a lawsuit -- Ethics -- Standards of care -- Tort law -- Nursing liability : defenses -- Informed consent and patient self-determination -- Documentation and confidentiality -- Professional liability insurance -- Nurse practice acts, licensure, and the scope of practice -- Advanced nursing practice roles -- Nursing in acute care settings -- Employment laws : corporate liability issues -- Nursing administration and the nurse-manager -- Ambulatory care nursing -- Nursing in managed care settings -- Nursing in community health settings -- Nursing in academic settings -- Federal laws : The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and The Civil Rights Act Of 1991.
Subject Nursing -- Law and legislation.
Nursing ethics.
Added Title Legal and ethical issues
Legal issues in nursing
ISBN 0838556590

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