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Author Atkins, Kim.

Title Ethics & law for Australian nurses / Kim Atkins, Bonnie Britton, Sheryl de Lacey.

Published Port Melbourne, Vic. : Cambridge University Press, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  344.940414 ATKI    AVAILABLE
Physical description 255 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 Understanding the human person 7 -- 2 Understanding legal rights and obligations 33 -- 3 Nursing and the legal system 56 -- 4 Nurse-patient relationship 78 -- 5 Consent 98 -- 6 Duty of care and professional negligence 121 -- 7 Patient information, confidentiality and trust 146 -- 8 'Trust me, I'm a nurse' 174 -- 9 Witnessing and making mistakes 195.
Summary An integrated text book that allows students to understand the relationship between the legal and ethical frameworks of nursing practice.
Other author Britton, Bonnie.
De Lacey, Sheryl.
Subject Nursing -- Law and legislation -- Australia.
Nursing -- Professional ethics -- Australia.
ISBN 9780521177696 (paperback)