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Medical Law, Ethics, & Bioethics for the Health Professions

8th Edition
Description

Be prepared for the complexities of healthcare practice today!

Meet the legal and ethical challenges you will face as a healthcare professional in ambulatory outpatient and clinical settings. The 8th Edition of this popular text guides you through legal concepts and the law, important ethical issues, and the emerging area of bioethics to prepare you to treat your patients with understanding, sensitivity, and compassion.

Often complex concepts are brought to life with vignettes, case studies and other real-world examples of how legal theories, the law, and ethics apply to day-to-day practice in today’s rapidly evolving healthcare system. Clearly written and easy to read, it provides the strong ethical and legal foundation that today’s healthcare professionals need to better serve their clients.

Key Features
  • Thought-provoking vignettes open each chapter, adapted from case law, or based on real-world situations.
  • “Have a Care” personal stories illustrate the heart of the law and ethics of health care, highlighting importance of understanding, listening, and assisting clients as they navigate a complicated healthcare system.
  • Thought-provoking “Case Studies,” “Case Law,” and “In the News” bring content into the real world.
  • CAAHEP and ABHES competencies for accreditation and certification appear at the beginning of each chapter.
  • Case studies and actual case law situations reflect current issues.
  • Key Terms with definitions and Learning Objectives make study easier.
  • Icons point out important practice-focused issues to be aware of.
  • Chapter summaries, review and short answer questions, and classroom and online activities encourage critical thinking and problem solving.
  • Code of Ethics in the appendix features the Hippocratic Oath, AAMA creed, and the Principles of Medical Ethics
  • Sample Documents for End-of-Life Issues in the appendix include important health care, life, and death documentation
  • Videos online at FADavis.com feature short scenarios of common legal and ethical issues that arise in a medical office to foster critical thinking and discussion.
New To This Edition
  • Updated! Thoroughly reviewed and revised to reflect the continuing evolution of health care and of legal and bioethical issues
  • New, updated & expanded! Content on advances in technology and their impact on how medicine is delivered and financed and how those changes impact today’s clients
  • New! Coverage of the latest developments in stem cell research for treating disease and for creating new organs and tissue
Online Resources

Instructor Resources

  • Instructor's Guide
  • Test Bank
  • PowerPoint Presentations

Student Resources

  • Videos by Chapter
Table of Contents
  • Understanding the Basics
    1. Medical Law, Ethics, and Bioethics
    2. Medical Practice Management
    3. The Professional Health-Care Team
  • 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
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    Specifications

    Grade: 9-12

    Medical Law, Ethics, & Bioethics for the Health Professions Textbook (Print) (Print)
    ISBN: 978-1-7196-4093-0
    Author: Marcia A. Lewis, Carol D. Tamparo, and Brenda M. Tatro
    © 2022
    Page Count: 304
    Print Color: Full Color

    Medical Law, Ethics, & Bioethics for the Health Professions (eBook - Single License) (Web-based)
    Author: Marcia A. Lewis, Carol D. Tamparo, and Brenda M. Tatro
    © 2022
    Page Count: 304

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