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Canadian Nurses and the Law, 2nd Edition

Assists both nursing professionals and the lawyers who act for them to gain an understanding of the legal and practical problems that arise out of current nursing practice.
Publication Language: English
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$145.00
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780433416098

Product description

Assists both nursing professionals and the lawyers who act for them to gain an understanding of the legal and practical problems that arise out of current nursing practice.

Coverage includes:

  • A discussion of issues such as: regionalization, managed care, HIV/AIDS, Canada's blood supply, termination of treatment and the right to die, experimental treatment and abortion
  • New chapter on the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
  • Web sites of interest to Canadian nurses

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Table of contents

Preface
Table of Cases
Chapter 1: Canadian Health Care Facilities
Chapter 2: Canadian health Insurance
Chapter 3: Professional Status of Nurses
Chapter 4: Professional Discipline and Nursing
Chapter 5: Health Records
Chapter 6: mental Health Law
Chapter 7: Drugs
Chapter 8: Consent to Treatment
Chapter 9: Nursing Malpractice
Chapter 10: Inquests and Inquiries
Chapter 11: Employment Law
Chapter 12: Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Chapter 13: Current Legal Issues in Canadian Health Care
Appendix: Website of Interest to Canadian Nurses
Index