Health Care Ethics and the Law

Health Care Ethics and the Law

Donna K. Hammaker, Thomas M. Knadig
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  • Paperback: 506 pages
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning; Pap/Psc edition (March 11, 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 1284101606
  • EAN: 9781284101607
  • Item Dimensions: 6.8 x 1.0 x 9.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.2 pounds

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Description

Health Care Ethics and the Law is a comprehensive, practical resource designed for those preparing for a career in healthcare management.

In 16 chapters, the text explains and illustrates ethical principles and their application in the real world, including material that is consistently cited by the U.S. Supreme Court and the nation's highest appellate courts. The book also explores substantive theories of classic ethicists in the Western world, along with current scholarly literature from the nation's leading ethicists.

Seasoned author Donna K. Hammaker seamlessly integrates ethical and legal concepts without overwhelming the reader with philosophies and theory. With an emphasis on interpretation, insight, and ideas, Health Care Ethics and the Law will guide healthcare professionals through the ethical decisions they will face in their everyday professional lives.

Key Features:

Presents over 150 ethical dilemmas that lets the reader decide the best course of action.
Guides the reader through multiple ethical decision-making methods including: A framework of eight decision-making models, ten universal values, and eight principles in the American ethic.
Addresses the ethical and health law issues related to the Affordable Care Act.
Includes reviews and interviews with over 30 health industry experts to supplement research on key topics and help explain current and future trends in healthcare ethics and the law.
Examines actual court decisions recently decided by the U.S. Supreme Court and the nation's highest appellate courts.
Access to Navigate 2 online learning materials including a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, learning analytics reporting tools, and more

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