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Legal implications of hospital policies and practices

Legal implications of hospital policies and practices

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Published by Jossey-Bass in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hospitals -- United States -- Administration.,
  • Medical policy -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementRobert D. Miller, editor.
    SeriesNew directions for mental health services -- no. 41 (spring 1989), Paperback sourcebooks in the Jossey-Bass social and behavior sciences series, New directions for mental health services -- no. 41., Jossey-Bass social and behavioral science series
    ContributionsMiller, Robert D. 1947-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p. ;
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17779220M
    ISBN 10155542872X

      Disclosures to Avert a Serious Threat to Health or Safety. Hospital Issues Guidelines Regarding Disclosures to Avert Threats to Health or Safety. Impermissible Uses and Disclosures. Pharmacy Chain Changes Process for Disclosures to Law Enforcement. Large Medicaid Plan Corrects Vulnerability that Had Resulted in Wrongful : Office For Civil Rights (OCR). Legal and Business Practices We offer these resources to help ensure that your radiology practice business operations stay up-to-date in a changing legal environment. Guide to Professional Practice of Clinical Medical Physics.

    The Legal Implications Of Patient Care For Nursing Professionals Words | 7 Pages. Gaining a patient consent prior to the medical procedure has claimed simple yet imperative process of patient care for nursing professionals as some of the legal implications can occur that may lead to a negligence on clinical care, risk the nursing registration or even criminal assault . Legal Issues. The legal concept of autonomy serves as the basis for numerous decisions protecting a person's bodily integrity. In particular, cases have held that competent adults have the right to choose whether or not to undergo medical interventions. 2 Before people make such a choice, they have a right to be informed of facts that might be material to their decision, 3 such Cited by: 4.

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GadgilFile Size: 2MB. This book covers most medical and hospital areas of specialty, and also includes chapters on dentistry, chiropractic care, nursing homes, medications and home care.

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Written by two of the country's leading specialists in mental health law, this book provides a detailed overview of the law and the socio-legal, historical, sociological, and cultural issues that surround it.

Mental health law, at its heart, involves the forcible confinement and medication of some of society's most vulnerable people, and the authors look closely at the social issues. reference book that just lists all the policies and procedures in order, based on the patient’s condition.

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