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Author Johnstone, Megan-Jane.

Title Nursing and the injustices of the law / Megan-Jane Johnstone
Published Sydney : W.B. Saunders/Bailliere Tindall, 1994 [that is, ©1993]
©1993

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 MELB  KN 185.18 K1 Joh/Nat  TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE
Description xvii, 333 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Contents: Introduction -- 1. The political threat of early nursing reforms -- 2. The precarious relationship between nursing and the law -- 3. The nursing profession's quest for legal status : a brief historical overview -- 4. The pyrrhic victory of state registration -- 5. The medical construction of nurse subordination -- 6. The legal construction and reinforcement of nurse subordination -- 7. The improved legal status of the nurse - illusion or reality? -- 8. Nursing negligence and the problem of 'Expert' witnesses -- 9. The legal invalidation of professional nursing ethics -- 10. Conclusion : towards a new nursing jurisprudence
Analysis Nursing Law
Notes CIP confirmed
Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 289-324
Subject Law.
Nursing -- Law and legislation -- Australia.
Nursing -- Law and legislation.
Nursing.
Legislation, Nursing.
Nursing.
Legislation, Nursing.
Australia.
Australia.
Genre/Form Legislation.
Author Johnstone, Megan-Jane.
LC no. 11000813
ISBN 0729514188