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The Resource Ethics and law for the health professions, Ian Kerridge, Michael Lowe, Cameron Stewart

Ethics and law for the health professions, Ian Kerridge, Michael Lowe, Cameron Stewart

Label
Ethics and law for the health professions
Title
Ethics and law for the health professions
Statement of responsibility
Ian Kerridge, Michael Lowe, Cameron Stewart
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
AU@
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Ethics and law for the health professions, Ian Kerridge, Michael Lowe, Cameron Stewart
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
What is ethics? -- Ethical theories and concepts -- Relativism and pluralism -- Introduction to law -- Critical thinking in biomedical ethics and law -- Evidence, health, ethics and law -- Principle-based ethics -- Problem solving in clinical ethics and law -- Professionalism -- Trust, standards of care, error and negligence -- The student in the health-care environment -- Nursing -- Truth-telling (veracity) -- Confidentiality and record-keeping -- Consent -- Impairments of decision-making capacity -- Treatment and non-treatment issues: the limits of medical care -- CPR and no-CPR orders -- Sexuality -- Reproduction -- Abortion -- Children -- People with mental illness -- The elderly -- End-of-life care: palliative care, euthanasia and assisted suicide -- The donation and transplantation of organs and tissues -- Post-coma unresponsiveness and brain death -- Biomedical research -- Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) -- Drugs and drug companies -- Public health -- Infectious diseases -- Ethics and chronic disease -- Cutlure -- Rural health and ethics -- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health -- Global health -- Resource allocation -- Health care, animals and the environment -- Genetics and genomic medicine -- Biotechnology and the emergent biosciences
Control code
ocn825075411
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
4th ed
Extent
xxiv, 1208 p.
Isbn
9781862879096
Isbn Type
(pbk)
System control number
(OCoLC)825075411
Label
Ethics and law for the health professions, Ian Kerridge, Michael Lowe, Cameron Stewart
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
What is ethics? -- Ethical theories and concepts -- Relativism and pluralism -- Introduction to law -- Critical thinking in biomedical ethics and law -- Evidence, health, ethics and law -- Principle-based ethics -- Problem solving in clinical ethics and law -- Professionalism -- Trust, standards of care, error and negligence -- The student in the health-care environment -- Nursing -- Truth-telling (veracity) -- Confidentiality and record-keeping -- Consent -- Impairments of decision-making capacity -- Treatment and non-treatment issues: the limits of medical care -- CPR and no-CPR orders -- Sexuality -- Reproduction -- Abortion -- Children -- People with mental illness -- The elderly -- End-of-life care: palliative care, euthanasia and assisted suicide -- The donation and transplantation of organs and tissues -- Post-coma unresponsiveness and brain death -- Biomedical research -- Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) -- Drugs and drug companies -- Public health -- Infectious diseases -- Ethics and chronic disease -- Cutlure -- Rural health and ethics -- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health -- Global health -- Resource allocation -- Health care, animals and the environment -- Genetics and genomic medicine -- Biotechnology and the emergent biosciences
Control code
ocn825075411
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
4th ed
Extent
xxiv, 1208 p.
Isbn
9781862879096
Isbn Type
(pbk)
System control number
(OCoLC)825075411

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