Law & Ethics

Foundations in Nursing & Health care

By Judith Hendrick
December 2004
ISBN: 0748775412
256 pages, Illustrated, 4 " x 8 "
$42.50 paper original


Provides an insight into the general principles of the professional-patient relationship. Examines the ethical and then legal considerations within each topic covered, for example consent, confidentiality and accountability. Separate chapters are dedicated to specific areas of health care, such as: Caring during pregnancy and for the unborn child, Control of fertility, Caring for the elderly, Caring for the mentally ill.

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