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Author Sommerville, Ann.

Title The ethics of caring for older people / British Medical Association ; [written and researched by Ann Sommerville and Danielle Hamm].

Published Oxford : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  174.29073 SOMM    AVAILABLE
Edition 2nd ed.
Physical description x, 136 pages ; 22 cm
Notes Rev. ed. of: The older person : consent and care : report of the British Medical Association and the Royal College of Nursing, 1995.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Importance of communication and barriers to it -- Ethical issues regarding consent and refusal -- Legal issues regarding consent and refusal -- Privacy and confidentiality -- Consent in relation to use of restraint and other protective measures -- Helping people make decisions in advance -- Care at the end of life and preparing for a good death.
Summary "Through the use of practical, accessible guidance and case examples, this authoritative book provides valuable advice on the everyday dilemmas encountered by health professionals and carers who need to understand the law and ethics of looking after older people."--BOOK JACKET.
Other author Hamm, Danielle.
British Medical Association.
Subject Older people -- Medical care -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Great Britain.
Older people -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Great Britain.
Other uniform title Older person.
ISBN 9781405176279 (hbk.)
140517627X (hbk.)