Legal Medicine 8th Edition

Health Care Law and Medical Ethics

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Authored by the two primary organizations in the field, " Legal Medicine: Health Care Law and Medical Ethics, 8th Edition" , remains the premier treatise in this increasingly important area of...

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Pages 740
Taille 27 X 21
Type Relié
ISBN 9780443121289

Description détaillée : Legal Medicine 8th Edition

In the midst of a progressively litigious culture, this essential reference provides up-to-date information on topics surrounding professional medical liability, the business aspects of medical practice, and medicolegal and ethical issues, offering comprehensive discussions on a myriad of topics that health care professionals face every day.


What is the Content of "Legal Medicine 8th edition" ?

  • Addresses the legal aspects of almost every medical topic that impacts health care professionals, using actual case studies to illustrate nuances in the law.
  • Offers the expert guidance of top professionals across medical and legal fields in an easy-to-read format.
  • Includes new chapters on Legal Medicine History; Healthcare Technology; Patients with Infectious Diseases (HIV Infection and COVID-19); General Pain Management; Opioids and Illicit Drugs: Misuse, Abuse and Addiction; Cannabis (Marijuana); Drug (Treatment) Courts; and Public Health Law and Policy.
  • Provides authoritative information on current issues such as the high costs of medical liability insurance for practitioners and organizations; changes in health care and the law, including HIPAA and patient privacy; the overturning of Roe v. Wade; the opioid epidemic, and more.
  • Features Key Points boxes to open every chapter, Pearls boxes to call out important details, additional diagrams and tables throughout, a glossary of medical terms, and updated references and suggested readings.
  • Serves as the syllabus for the Board Review Course of the American Board of Legal Medicine (ABLM).
  • An eBook version is included with purchase. The eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references, with the ability to search, customize your content, make notes and highlights, and have content read aloud. Additional digital ancillary content may publish up to 6 weeks following the publication date.

New to this edition

1) Key Points at chapter openers

2) Pearls boxes throughout

3) Additional diagrams and tables

4) Updated references and suggested readings

5) New chapters include: Legal Medicine History, Healthcare Technology: Medical, Ethical and Legal Aspects, Patients with Infectious Diseases (HIV Infection and Covid-19), General Pain Management: Medical and Legal Aspects, General Pain Management: Medical and Legal Aspects, Cannabis (Marijuana): Medical and Legal AspectsDrug (Treatment) Courts, Public Health Law and Policy

Sommaire : Legal Medicine 8th Edition

Part One: Legal Medicine in the Digital Age
Part Two: Law of Medicine and Medical Practice
Part Three: Medical Education and Practice
Part Four: Professional Medical Ethics
Part Five: Prescribing and Pain Management
Part Six: Legal Aspects of Public Health
Part Seven: Forensic Science and Medicine
Part Eight: Care of Special Patients
Part Nine: Professional Medical Liability
Part Ten: Liability of Medical Specialists
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