Nursing practice and the law avoiding malpractice and other legal risks /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: O'Keefe, Mary E., 1945-
Corporate Author: NetLibrary, Inc.
Format: Electronic eBook
Language:English
Published: Philadelphia : F.A. Davis, c2001.
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Table of Contents:
  • Ch. 1. American jurisprudence
  • Ch. 2. Legal terminology
  • Ch. 3. The nurse and the legal system
  • Ch. 4. Ethics in nursing
  • Ch. 5. Defining nursing practice
  • Ch. 6. Elements of nursing negligence
  • Ch. 7. Negligence specific to nursing
  • Ch. 8. Vicarious liability for nursing negligence
  • Ch. 9. Documentation
  • Ch. 10. The nurse-patient relationship
  • Ch. 11. Patient rights
  • Ch. 12. Informed consent
  • Ch. 13. Nursing law and employment issues in nursing
  • Ch. 14. Managed care and the law
  • Ch. 15. Alternate dispute resolution in nursing
  • Ch. 16. The legislative process
  • Ch. 17. Advanced practice nursing
  • Ch. 18. Home health nursing
  • Ch. 19. Long-term care nursing
  • Ch. 20. Psychiatric nursing
  • Ch. 21. Emergency nursing
  • Ch. 22. Forensic nursing
  • Ch. 23. Life care planning
  • Ch. 24. Violence
  • Ch. 25. Telecommunications
  • Ch. 26. Correctional nursing.