Law & Ethics in Diagnostic Imaging and Therapeutic Radiology

By Ann M. Obergfell, JD, RT(R)
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  • Covers a full range of issues - decision making, malpractice, patients' rights, civil liability, record keeping, communication, education, and much more.
  • Clarifies the importance of risk management and the need for developing a quality safety program to protect the patient, the practitioner, and the facility.
  • Considers the practical applications of the Code of Ethics.
  • Answers key questions about employment law.
  • Presents specific plans for setting up education and evaluation programs. Includes sample forms for assessing competency.
  • Provides an overview of the legal system and how it affects imaging and therapy.
  • Offers two complete chapters that explain what and how to document.
  • Includes sample forms for documentation and consent. Readers can simply review and adapt to their own health care settings.
  • Features contributions by professionals with special expertise in law, risk management and education.
  • This text addresses ethics, law, risk management, and safety in diagnostic imaging and therapeutic radiology. Each chapter contains case studies or scenarios in order to better illustrate concepts to the reader. Sample forms at the end of the text offer guidance in the preparation and drafting of forms, charts, procedures, and policies. Includes information on decision-making, patient rights, malpractice, civil liability, record keeping, communication, education, and more.
    ISBN 9780721650623
    Author Informaiton By Ann M. Obergfell, JD, RT(R), Dean, College of Health Sciences, St. Catharine College, St. Catharine, KY
    Table of Content Introduction. Ethical Theories. Code of Ethics. Ethical Problem-Solving and Decision Making. The Law. Civil Liability. Medical Negligence and Malpractice. Patient's Rights and Informed Consent. Risk Management. Products and Equipment. Safety and Security. Documentation/Record Keeping. Communication. Whistleblowing. Education. Appendix.
    発行日 27-07-1995
    Pages 256
    trim 229 x 152 (6 x 9)
    在庫状況 In Stock
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