xvii, 528 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Historical perspective Introduction to law Tort law Criminal aspects of health care Contracts and antitrust Civil procedure and trial practice Corporate structure and liability Medical staff Nursing and the law Liability by departments and health care professionals Information management and health care records Patient consent Legal reporting requirements Issues of procreation Patient rights and responsibilities Acquired immune deficiency syndrome Health care ethics Professonal liability insurance Labor relations Employment, discipline, and discharge Managed care and organizational restructuring Tort reform risk reduction Patient safety and zero tolerance Worldwide search Journey to excellence.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.