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Karen Judson , Carlene Harrison
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January 7, 2009 0073402060 978-0073402062 5
Law and Ethics for Medical Careers, Fifth Edition, provides an overview of the laws and ethics you should know to help you give competent, compassionate care to patients that is within acceptable legal and ethical boundaries. The text can also serve as a guide to help you resolve the many legal and ethical questions you may reasonably expect to face as a student and, later, as a health care practitioner. The text features pertinent legal cases, anecdotes, and sidebars related to health-related careers. Content has been updated and special attention has been paid to legislation affecting health care.

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About the Author

Karen Judson taught biology laboratories at Black Hills University in Spearfish, SD., high school sciences in Idaho, and grades one and three in Washington state. She is also a former laboratory and x-ray technician and completed two years of nurses' training while completing a degree in Biology. Carlene Harrison is the Dean of the School of Allied Health at Hodges University and is also currently serving as Acting Chair of the Health Administration Program.

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  • Paperback: 400 pages
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math; 5 edition (January 7, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0073402060
  • ISBN-13: 978-0073402062
  • Product Dimensions: 10.7 x 8.4 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #272,846 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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I wrote my first book when I was in second grade, titled, "The Adventures of Drancy New." Obviously, it lacked originality. Since then, I taught school--college biology, high school sciences, and grades one and three--then published 15 books and 500 magazine articles. I'm an animal lover with a fifteen-pound cat named Boog, and I live in deep timber some twenty miles from Mount Rushmore. Nonfiction has been good to me and I love writing it, but I'm also working on a young adult mystery series.

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Book makes ya learn! its great and very easily written. December 19, 2011
By Carrie
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I had to use this book for a 100 level medical law class im taking at a community college. i took the class online and had to use this book. i was scared... to hear the word "law" is pretty scary to me. when i first got this book, it was so easy to read, i blew through like 3 chapters in one night. this book is GREAT! id recommmend it to anyone who wants to know basic medical law information, such as HIPAA, living will, power of attorney and licence reciprocity.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great Textbook! December 17, 2011
By Chrissy
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I purchased this textbook for a Medical Law & Ethics class which I was taking in college. I really enjoyed this book, it was set up in a way which made it very easy to obtain the important information. It also had court cases as examples too which helped to clarify some things. One of the best textbooks I've used!
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Easy for learning but too many examples October 24, 2010
By Janessa
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This book makes learning fairly easy with helpful cases to relate to the information. Each chapter has approximately 7 cases to make the content relatable. The cases also include titles that make it easy to know which term they relate to. One thing that makes it more difficult to get through the material is that they list far too many examples for the topics. For example, when they go through why a physician needs to be caring they list 12 to 15 examples instead of 1 or 2. It's almost like beating a dead horse.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Easy Interesting Read May 11, 2014
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This book engages the reader, and has review material that challenges your recall memory of the material. I picked up the book to learn a little bit of an intro into medical ethics, and it has been a great read. The book is littered with real life case studies that hammer home the topics covered. Would recommend for anyone looking for a book over medical ethics or any other future premeds out there
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5.0 out of 5 stars I Love This Book! December 19, 2013
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I used this book for a medical law and ethics course in college and it's so detailed and interesting. I kept it to refer to and read for other courses and I definitely recommend it if you need a book that has anything to do with its subject matter. The editions are not really specific. There is a chapter on current healthcare data, but if you get an older edition you definitely aren't missing anything you could easily Google. This is great, if you are on the fence about buying it, do it!
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3.0 out of 5 stars Good tool April 14, 2013
By jhagen
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This is a good summary of most of the relevant healthcare laws. The case studies were helpful and illustrative. Good text.
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4.0 out of 5 stars school April 9, 2013
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I am not the one using this book my son is and I pray it is a good book so he will pass the class
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great Price February 9, 2013
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Met all discriptions that were listed. Very pleased with my book and would recommend to anyone who is needing a book!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars No Complaints
Needed this for school.. I received this in great condition and it served the purpose for in which it was intended.
Published 18 months ago by debykins
5.0 out of 5 stars HIPPA
The longest and most complicated chapter in the book with good reason. Indispensable as a reference or resource material, especially for the new medical assistant or someone... Read more
Published 19 months ago by Ms_Linda
5.0 out of 5 stars Used as school book.
Used as a school book. It served it's purpose. I done well in the class. Otherwise I have no use for the book. Read more
Published 21 months ago by Tearson
4.0 out of 5 stars good
I had to get this book for a college course I was taking. It provided a lot of good information. Too bad my teacher sucked!
Published 24 months ago by SR
5.0 out of 5 stars Easy overview of Medical Law & Ethics
This book is an easy read and gives a nice overview of the basics of law and ethics for the study of medicine.
Published on July 8, 2012 by kb
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5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect!
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Published on December 30, 2011 by Student1210
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