Medical law, ethics, & bioethics for the health professions

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Now in its 6th Edition, this groundbreaking book continues to champion the “Have a Care” approach, while also providing readers with the strong ethical and legal foundation that enables them to better serve their clients. Clearly written and authoritative, it provides a solid groundwork in legal concepts and laws, important ethical issues, and the emerging area of bioethics faced in today’s medical practices by today’s health care professionals.


  • Vignettes—A thought-provoking vignette opens each chapter, adapted from case law or based on real-world situations.
  • “Have a Care”—Personal stories from the authors illustrate the heart of the law and ethics of health care.
  • A Code of Ethics Appendix contains the Hippocratic Oath, AAMA creed, and the Principles of Medical Ethics.
  • Sample Documents Appendix provides important health care, life, and death documentation.
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table_of_contents Medical law, ethics, and bioethics -- Medical practice management -- Employees in ambulatory health care -- Legal guidelines for ambulatory health care -- Regulations and professional liability -- Public duties -- Consent -- Medical records -- Reimbursement and collection practices -- Employment practices -- Cultural perspectives -- Allocation of scarce medical resources -- Genetic engineering -- Abortion -- Life and death -- Dying and death.
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