Legal problems in nursing practice

  • 183 Pages
  • 4.46 MB
  • English
Harper & Row , London
Law -- England., Nursing -- Law and legislation -- Eng
StatementAnn P. Young.
SeriesLippincott nursing series
LC ClassificationsKD665.N87
The Physical Object
Pagination183p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22128469M
ISBN 100063181819, 0063181827

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Legal Issues The legal implications of nursing practice are tied to licensure, state and federal laws, scope of practice and a public expectation that nurses practice at a high professional standard.

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Why is it necessary for you to study law and ethics when you want to devote your time to the study of nursing and caring for patients. Written in an engaging style, the book shows the application of the law to everyday nursing situations showing the relevance and importance of legal considerations to nursing practice.

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