Revised edition of: Fundamental aspects of legal, ethical and professional issues in nursing / Maggie Reeves and Jacquie Orford. c2002.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Print version record.
Front matter -- Note -- Copyright page -- Foreword to the 2nd Edition -- Table of statutes -- Table of cases -- Introduction -- Body matter -- Section 1. -- 1. : What is law -- 2. : Professional issues -- 3. : Values, morals and ethics -- Section 2. -- 4. : Responsibility -- 5. : Accountability -- 6. : Negligence -- Section 3. -- 7. : Principles of communication in different contexts -- 8. : Written communication -- Back matter -- Appendix.
This popular title from the Fundamental Aspects of Nursing series has been revised and updated to reflect the advances in the field. Vital reading for all student nurses to help them develop an understanding of the myriad of dilemmas in professional practice and ensure they meet professional standards. This book will outline the implications and application of the relevant recent legislation that relates to nursing practice. Professionally, this book will look at the demands and requirements ...