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 todays medical practices by todays health care professionals.
- VignettesA thought-provoking vignette opens each chapter, adapted from case law or based on real-world situations.
- Have a CarePersonal 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.