The Law Of Later Life Health Care And Decision Making

Author: Lawrence A. Frolik
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781590317594
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Authored by a lawyer and a physician, this far ranging volume deals with the difficult and sensitive issues faced by professionals - lawyers, doctors, nurses, clerics, spiritual advisors, chaplains, social workers, palliative caregivers, ...

Healthcare Decision Making And The Law

Author: Mary Donnelly
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139491849
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Having identified the limitations of a legal view of autonomy as primarily a principle of non-interference, Mary Donnelly questions the effectiveness of capacity as a gatekeeper for the right of autonomy and advocates both an increased role ...

Legal Information Buyer S Guide And Reference Manual 2008

Author: Kendall F. Svengalis
ISBN: 9780976786474
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Frolik, Lawrence A. The Law of Later-Life Health Care and Decision Making.
Chicago: American Bar Association, 2006. 1 vol. (298 pp.). Cost: $99.95 ($89.95
to Senior Law Division members); from $62.97 on (2008). Dealing
with end-of-life health care decisions is one of the most difficult issues faced by
the elderly, their children or guardians, doctors, and attorneys. This volume
provides a comprehensive overview of the laws which regulate both health care
and personal ...

Living With Dying

Author: Joan Berzoff
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231127943
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A Handbook for End-of-life Healthcare Practitioners Virginia Richardson, Joan
Berzoff, Phyllis R. Silverman ... It is not surprising that the law should be as
pervasive a presence in end-of-life decision making as it is for virtually every
other life activity. It is a staple of socio-legal analysis to point out that 170 years
ago, Alexis de Tocqueville observed about the United States that sooner or later
every political question becomes a judicial question. De Tocqueville's comment
was not entirely ...


Author: Anthony H. Barnett
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323044018
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Legal. Issues. and. Life. Care. Planning. for. the. Neuroscience. Patient. TABLE
25-1 Life Care Plan: Table of Future Evaluations Evaluations. JEAN M. JONES,
ELLEN BARKER ... It is important for clinicians to have knowledge of today's
health laws in order to understand their legal rights and those of their patients
and their patients' families. ... This chapter also provides some of the necessary
legal background for decision making; clinical illustrations are used as
appropriate. The final ...

Social Care

Author: Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Health Committee
Publisher: The Stationery Office
ISBN: 9780215041722
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(v) SOLLA (the Society of Later Life Advisers) is an independently audited society
of advisers skilled in providing advice to the elderly which provides a valuable
consumer benchmark for advice. October 2011 Written evidence from ... The
incorporation of guiding principles into decision-making will help to structure
professional discretion (as happened with the Mental Health Act 1983 and the
Mental Capacity Act 2005) and should lead to greater transparency. It is
important that such ...

Ethical Dimensions Of Geriatric Care

Author: S.F. Spicker
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781556080272
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There is both a timeliness and a transcendent 'rightness' in the fact that scholars, clinicians, and health professionals are beginning to examine the ethics-based components of decision making in health care of the elderly.

Older Adults Decision Making And The Law

Author: Michael A. Smyer
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Warner Schaie, PhD, and Marshall B. Kapp, JD, MPH, Editors This
multidisciplinary volume looks at current ethical and legal issues surrounding the
determination of competence in later life. Incorporating psychological, social,
medical, and legal perspectives, distinguished contributors explore the limitations
of an individual's rights in the health care setting to foster increased cooperation
among the various ...

Essentials Of Gerontological Nursing

Author: Meredith Wallace, PhD, ARPN-BC
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826120533
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The nurse gained quick insight into an additional barrier to meeting Mr.
Diamond's health care goals. Table 9.5 uses the ethical decision-making
framework to examine Mr. Diamond's gambling. Nursing interventions aimed at
reducing pathological and problem gambling are focused on support for this
addictive behavior and reduction of the health-related consequences of gambling
. In the case of Mr. Diamond, referral to gamblers anonymous (http://www.
Gamblers ...