Canadian Medical Law - An Introduction for Physicians, Nurses & other Health Care Professionals 4th

Canadian Medical Law - An Introduction for Physicians, Nurses & other Health Care Professionals 4th

By John Irvine, Phillip Osborne, Mary Shariff

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$184.00 RRP

Date: 30/09/2013

Code: 9780779855476

Carswell, Canada

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 This authoritative work deals with the legal issues relating to patient care and treatment that are of most frequent and pressing concern to health care professionals and the lawyers who advise them. It covers all important issues in medical jurisprudence, including; Legal Procedure - Medical Malpractice, Consent to Treatment, Consent of Minors, Doctrine of Informed Consent, Medical Negligence,  Nursing Liability, Compensation for Medical Injuries,  Physicians’ Duties,  Public & Mental Health Law,  Reproductive Choice,  Organ and Tissue Donation, Use of Advance Directives, Euthanasia, assisted suicide including physician-assisted suicide,  Termination of Life-Prolonging Treatment for Competent and Incompetent People,  Foregoing of Life-Prolonging Treatment and Defining Death.

Written for the lawyer and non-lawyer, this work includes:

  • A summary at the beginning of each chapter
  • Case summaries with emphasis on medical facts
  • Full explanations of legal concepts
  • A detailed Table of Cases
  • A detailed analytical Index

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