Geriatrics and the Law
By (author) Marshall Kapp
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Geriatrics and the Law by Marshall Kapp
Book Description"The updated Third Edition of Geriatrics and the Law by the leading scholar in law and old age belongs on the desk of every hospital and long-term care administrator, Director of Nursing, and Medical Director. It is the most comprehensive volume available on the topic. The book provides clearly written legal and ethical principles and their implications and applications."--Elias S. Cohen, JD, Executive Director, Community Services Systems, Inc. Significant changes in the law are affecting patients' rights and professionals' responsibilities in providing clinical services to the elderly. This edition of Kapp's successful text continues to inform and sensitize health care professionals about the legal issues, and offers practical advice and guidance to practitioners in a variety of disciplines. The text has been thoroughly updated and, where appropriate, expanded. Topics woven into each chapter include: implications of the relevant statutes, regulations, judicial opinions, private guidelines, and discussion of new laws. This practical book is a valuable and useful resource for practitioners, health care students, and educators. It contains extensive references and a helpful Appendix of Resources.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780826145338
(229mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Publisher: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Publish Date: 5-Sep-2000
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Marshall Kapp
Ethics, Law and Aging Review: Deinstitutionalizing Long-Term Care : Making Legal Strides, Avoiding Policy Errors (Ethics, Law and Aging), Hardback (September 2005)
Examines the forces and potential for changing the long-term care industry (both positively and negatively), and addresses this paradigm shift from the inpersonal, public psychiatric institutions of the 1960s and 1970s to the present-day assisted living environments that have been fuelled by economic, social, polictical, and legal forces.
'Ethics, Law, and Aging Review', Hardback (December 2004)
Includes topics such as: the application of an original framework for ethical decision-making in long term care; an elder's capacity to decide to remain living alone in the community; the quest for helpful standardized instruments for evaluating decision making capacity; and end-of-life liability issues.
Ethics, Law and Aging Review, Hardback (September 2001)» View all books by Marshall Kapp
Useful for health care and human service professionals, this book discusses the real and perceived legal liability context within which human service delivery to older persons takes place. It also evaluates the benefits and costs of litigious, legislative, and regulatory interventions on the quality of life for recipients of geriatric services.
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