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Nurses and the law : a guide to principles and applications

Author: Nancy J Brent
Publisher: Philadelphia : W.B. Saunders, ©1997.
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An overview of legal issues affecting nurses and nursing practice today. Organised into three sectionsit contains an overview of the law; legal issues; and legal concerns of nurses in diverse roles  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Nurses' Instruction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brent, Nancy J.
Nurses and the law.
Philadelphia : W.B. Saunders, ©1997
(OCoLC)605963437
Online version:
Brent, Nancy J.
Nurses and the law.
Philadelphia : W.B. Saunders, ©1997
(OCoLC)608162745
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy J Brent
ISBN: 072163463X 9780721634630
OCLC Number: 35198585
Description: xxi, 586 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. The Government and the Law --
Ch. 2. The Nurse and the Judicial System --
Ch. 3. Concepts of Negligence, Professional Negligence, and Liability --
Ch. 4. Professional Negligence: Prevention and Defense --
Ch. 5. Quality Assurance and Risk Management --
Ch. 6. Other Torts and Civil Rights --
Ch. 7. Administrative Law --
Ch. 8. Criminal Law --
Ch. 9. Contract Law --
Ch. 10. Ethics and Nursing Practice / Margaret R. Douglas --
Ch. 11. Reproductive and Family Concerns --
Ch. 12. Informed Consent and Refusal of Treatment --
Ch. 13. Issues in Death and Dying --
Ch. 14. Issues Related to Violence --
Ch. 15. Licensure and Nursing Practice --
Ch. 16. The Nurse As Employee --
Ch. 17. The Nurse in the Acute Care Setting --
Ch. 18. The Nurse As Administrator --
Ch. 19. The Nurse in the Community / Penny Simpson Brooke --
Ch. 20. The Nurse in the Academic Setting --
Ch. 21. The Nurse in Advanced Practice / Paula Henry --
Ch. 22. The Nurse as Entrepreneur --
App. A. Interview Guidelines and Assessment Criteria for Choosing an Attorney --
App. B. Guidelines for Legal Research --
App. C. State Nurses' Associations, State Regulatory Agencies, and Selected Nursing Organizations --
App. D. Annotated Listing of Selected Legal Columns in Nursing Journals.
Responsibility: Nancy J. Brent.

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