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Title Nurse's legal handbook.
Imprint Springhouse, Pa. : Springhouse Corp., [2000]
©2000
Edition Fourth edition.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  RT86.7 .N88 2000    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  RT86.7 .N88 2000    AVAILABLE  
Subject Nursing -- Practice -- United States.
Nursing ethics.
Nursing -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Legislation, Nursing.
Ethics, Nursing.
Malpractice.
United States.
Alt Name Springhouse Corporation.
Description x, 422 pages : illustrations ; 21cm
Edition Fourth edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Nursing practice and the law -- Patients' rights -- Legal risks and responsibilities on the job -- Legal risks while off duty -- Malpractice liability -- Legal aspects of documentation -- Nurses' rights as employees -- Ethical decision making -- Ethical conflicts in clinical practice -- Ethical conflicts in professional practice -- Nursing in a changing health care marketplace.
ISBN 0874349915 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 42643691
Table of Contents
 Contributors 
 Foreword 
1Nursing practice and the law1
2Patients' rights66
3Legal risks and responsibilities on the job116
4Legal risks while off duty179
5Malpractice liability197
6Legal aspects of documentation237
7Nurses' rights as employees256
8Ethical decision making278
9Ethical conflicts in clinical practice294
10Ethical conflicts in professional practice341
11Nursing in a changing health care marketplace358
 Glossary374
 Appendices398
ATypes of law398
BUnderstanding the judicial process400
CInterpreting legal citations402
 Court case citation index404
 General index409


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