Law and Professional Issues in Nursing

Law and Professional Issues in Nursing

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Nurses are more accountable than ever to the public, patients, their employers and the profession and it is vital that they have a clear understanding of the legal, ethical and professional dilemmas they will face in the course of their professional career. This book is an essential resource for student nurses as they begin to develop their knowledge and understanding of the requirements for safe practice in healthcare. This new edition includes increased coverage of protection of vulnerable adults and ethics and principled decision making.The lack of safeguards to protect vulnerable adults and children was highlighted in the Bichard Inquiry (2004) ... The Act came into force on 20 January 2009 and provides a scheme for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults from harm or anbsp;...

Title:Law and Professional Issues in Nursing
Author:Richard Griffith, Cassam Tengnah
Publisher:SAGE - 2010-06-16


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