Medical Law, Ethics, & Bioethics for the Health Professions

7th Edition
Description

Prepare your students to meet the legal and ethical challenges they will face in practice as health care professionals and introduce them to the bioethical issues created by advances in medicine and technology.


Now in its Seventh Edition and in vivid full-color, this groundbreaking book continues to champion the “Have a Care” approach, while also providing readers with a strong ethical and legal foundation that enables them to better serve their clients. The book addresses all major issues facing healthcare professionals today, including legal concerns, important ethical issues, and the emerging area of bioethics. Videos online at DavisPlus bring these challenges to life through short vignettes that feature scenarios of common legal and ethical issues in a medical office.

New Features
  • Full-color design and more charts and graphs
  • Actual case law situations in each chapter
  • “Scope of Practice” boxes detailing the roles of medical assistants and other health care professionals in relation to state laws
  • Videos demonstrating common legal and ethical issues in a medical office—online at DavisPlus.
Online Resources

Instructor Resources

  • Instructor's Guide
  • Test Bank
  • PowerPoint Presentations
  • DavisPlus Resources in Blackboard LS Format
  • DavisPlus Resources in Blackboard LS (CE) Format
  • DavisPlus Resources in Blackboard LS (Vista) Format
  • DavisPlus Resources in Angel Format
  • DavisPlus Resources in Moodle Format
  • DavisPlus Resources in SCORM Format
  • Davis Digital Version - Access your complete text online
  • DavisPlus Resources in Moodle 2.4 Format
  • DavisPlus Resources in Canvas Format

Student Resources

  • Davis Digital Version - Access your complete text online
Table of Contents
  • Understanding the Basics
    1. Medical Law, Ethics, and Bioethics
    2. Medical Practice Management
    3. The Health Care Team in the Ambulatory Setting
  • Law, Liability, and Duties
    1. State and Federal Regulations
    2. Professional Liability
    3. Law for Health Professionals
    4. Public Duties
    5. Consent
  • Workplace Issues
    1. Medical Records
    2. Reimbursement and Collection Practices
    3. Employment Practices
    4. A Cultural Perspective for Health Professionals
  • Bioethical Issues
    1. Allocation of Scarce Medical Resources
    2. Genetic Engineering
    3. Reproductive Issues
    4. End of Life Issues
  • SPECIAL SECTION
    Have a Care!


    Appendices
    Codes of Ethics
    Sample Documents for Choices about Health Care, Life, and Death
    Index of Resources
    Index
    Sample Review Copy

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    Specifications

    Grade: 9-12

    Medical Law, Ethics, & Bioethics for the Health Professions Textbook (Print) (Print)
    ISBN: 978-0-8036-2706-2
    Author: Marcia A. Lewis, Carol D. Tamparo, and Brenda M. Tatro
    © 2012
    Page Count: 271
    Print Color: Full Color

    Medical Law, Ethics, & Bioethics for the Health Professions (eBook - Single License) (Web-based)
    ISBN: 978-0-8036-6160-8
    Author: Marcia A. Lewis, Carol D. Tamparo, and Brenda M. Tatro
    © 2012
    Page Count: 271

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    Item # Item Name ISBN Qty. Unit Price Total
    TB-FA-MLAW Medical Law, Ethics, & Bioethics for the Health Professions Textbook (Print) 9780803627062 $50.95
    TB-FA-MLAW-EB Medical Law, Ethics, & Bioethics for the Health Professions (eBook - Single License) 9780803661608 $38.95
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