Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals, Second Edition is the ideal resource for legal and ethical dilemmas facing health care professionals today. This book will help readers prepare for the ethical issues they will experience on the job and teach them how to evaluate the right and wrong courses of action when faced with complicated legal problems. Through contemporary topics presented with a real-world perspective, readers will develop the critical thinking skills needed for the moral decisions they will encounter in the health care environment. The Second Edition now contains several new features, including real-life scenarios described in Case Studies, Reality Checks, and People Stories as well as Discussion Questions and a Chapter Review at the end of each chapter. Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals, Second Edition is the ideal introductory legal and ethical text for all health professions students. Features: Presents legal and ethical concepts in an accessible manner; Reviews basic principles of ethics and law;Discusses how ethics and the law are involved in all decisions made in health care settings; Presents true-to-life case studies
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