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Author Guido, Ginny Wacker.

Title Legal & ethical issues in nursing / Ginny Wacker Guido
Edition Fifth edition
Published Boston : Pearson, [2010]
©2010

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Description xxiii, 549 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction to ethics -- Application of ethics in nursing practice settings -- Legal concepts and the judicial process -- Anatomy of a lawsuit -- Standards of care -- Tort law -- Nursing liability : defenses -- Informed consent and patient self-determination -- Documentation and confidentiality -- Professional liability insurance -- Nurse practice acts, licensure, and the scope of practice -- Advanced nursing practice roles -- Corporate liability issues and employment laws -- Nursing management and the nurse-manager -- Delegation and supervision -- Federal laws : the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Civil Rights Act of 1991 -- Nursing in acute care settings -- Nursing in ambulatory and managed care settings -- Public and community health care -- Nursing in long-term care settings
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Nursing -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Nursing ethics -- United States.
Legislation, Nursing.
Ethics, Nursing.
Jurisprudence.
Nursing -- standards.
United States.
LC no. 2009018100
ISBN 0135079985 paperback
9780135079980 paperback
Other Titles Legal and ethical issues in nursing