Now in its sixth edition, "Medical Law, Ethics, and Bioethics for Ambulatory Care" continues to champion the "Have a Care" cause while providing readers with a strong ethical and legal foundation to better serve their clients. Any direct client contact involves ethical and legal responsibility and a certain level of ambulatory health care knowledge. This book provides that and provides a solid groundwork for ambulatory care as it pertains to legal concepts and laws, ethical issues, and bioethics faced in today's medical practices - by today's health care professionals.
Table of Contents
Unit 1 Understanding the Basics; Medical Law, Ethics, and Bioethics; Medical Practice Management; Employees in Ambulatory Health Care; Unit 2 Law, Liability, and Duties; Legal Guidelines for Ambulatory Health Care; Regulations and Professional Liability; Public Duties; Consent; Unit 3 Workplace Issues; Medical Records; Reimbursement and Collection Practices; Employment Practices; Cultural Perspectives; Unit 4 Bioethical Issues; Allocation of Scarce Medical Resources; Genetic Engineering; Abortion; Life and Death; Dying and Death; Special Section Have a Care; Appendices; Appendix I: Code of Ethics; Appendix II: Sample Documents for Choices about Health Care, Life and Death; Index.