Medical Legal Aspects of Medical Records

Author: Patricia W Iyer,Barbara J Levin,Mary Ann Shea

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781933264714

Category: Law

Page: N.A

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Legal aspects of medical records

Author: Emanuel Hayt,Jonathan Hayt

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 371

View: 7658

For the medical record librarian, and also hospital trustees and physicians.
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Medical Legal Aspects of Medical Records: Clinical specialty records

Author: Patricia W. Iyer,Barbara J. Levin

Publisher: Lawyers & Judges Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781933264806

Category: Law

Page: 650

View: 5957

Medical Legal Aspects of Medical Records, Second Edition is the reference of choice for cases involving medical records and their use. The book has been divided into two volumes for ease of finding the information you need. Both volumes have been updated to give you the latest information, as recent changes in legislation and technology have changed the medical records process. The authors have designed this work to give extensive information on the HIPPA policies, standards initiatives, legal use of records, billing and coding, and computerization of records and record keeping systems and how they apply in forensic situations.Use Volume I to get a comprehensive overview of the medical records process. In any health care situation, records are made, and each situation presents its own unique aspects and challenges. This book explores the many aspects of medical records that apply across all specialties. It is specially designed to complement Volume II.Use Volume II for in-depth information on many clinical specialties. This book informs you of the specific nature of clinical specialty records and hospital areas of specialty are covered, including chapters on dental, chiropractic, nursing home, pediatrics, medication, and home care. It is specially designed to complement Volume I. Used jointly, these two Volumes are a powerful tool for your practice and are exceptionally valuable to all those in the legal profession or in law enforcement who deal with medical records on a regular basis.
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Medico-Legal Aspects Of Patient Care

Author: Rk Sharma

Publisher: Peepee Publishers & Distr

ISBN: 9788184450347

Category:

Page: N.A

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RK Sharma is teaching since last 23 years at All India Institute of Medical Sciences and is presently working as Additional Professor of Forensic Medicine. He completed his MBBS and M.D. degrees from AIIMS and then joined as Faculty member. He has published a large number of scientific papers in various national and international journals. He has supervised many research projects of national importance. He has extensively travelled to USA, Australia, Singapore, SAARC countries to gain vast medico-legal experience. He is a regular examiner at various universities in India. He is office-bearer of many national and international organizations. His main zeal is to educate medical practitioners about legal aspects of patient care so that they can discharge safe medical practice. He is a strong advocate of patient's rights and seeks improvement in patient care in India. He regularly delivers talk about legal aspects of patient care at meetings of Indian Medical Association, Punjab Health System Corporation, Central Health Scheme and various hospitals and nursing homes. He is publisher of international journal Medico-Legal Update . Medico-Legal Aspects of Patient Care is written with the aim of educating medical practitioners and paramedical staff about the patient's rights, current laws relating to medical practice and how to face menace of malpractice suits. The book has several chapters relating to doctor and patient relationship, consent, medical ethics, role of medical council, medical records, and most importantly, medical negligence. The emphasis has been laid on defining medico-legal aspects of injury in general, head injury and regional injuries in particular. The common medico-legal problems/mishaps that occur in major medical practices like anesthesia, gynecology and obstetric practice, surgical practice and practice by physicians have also been dealt with. A chapter on professional indemnity policies offered by the insurance companies is also included. A major emphasis of this book is on how to face common medico-legal problems like refusal of treatment, arrival of dead body and non-payment of fee etc. Guidelines on how to avoid medical malpractice suit/medical negligence are prescribed. The new guidelines prescribed by Medical Council of India and ICMR ethical guidelines have been added. It is hoped that this book will help the persons working in medical field to discharge safe medical practice.
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Medical-legal Aspects of Pain and Suffering

Author: Patricia W. Iyer,Stephen Appelbaum

Publisher: Lawyers & Judges Publishing Company

ISBN: 1930056397

Category: Law

Page: 526

View: 7312

Written for the healthcare professional, claims adjuster and trial attorney, this book provides detailed information on how to analyze pain and suffering cases. You will read chapters written by legal nurse consultants, physicians and attorneys and see how pain and suffering patients and cases are viewed and treated on all sides. Each section of this valuable text is designed to fully explain each aspect of this hot topic in health care. The by explaining to you how to understand medical records and commonly used pain assessment tools. You will then focus on high-risk populations, pain and suffering in children and cancer pain. The last section is dedicated to your presentation of pain and suffering cases in the courtroom. By combining the clinical information in the first two sections with the legal strategies in the last section, this book becomes a must read for any attorney litigating medical, nursing, or nursing home negligence cases.
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Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration

Author: Pozgar

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1284127176

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 628

View: 7058

This authoritative guide presents a wide range of health care topics in a comprehensible and engaging manner that will carefully guide your students through the complex maze of the legal system. With new case studies and news clippings in each chapter, the 13th edition continues to serve as an ideal introduction to the legal and ethical issues in the healthcare workplace.
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Legal Aspects of Medical Practice

Author: Bernard Knight

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780443045684

Category: Medical

Page: 385

View: 9370

The latest edition of a well-established and trusted account of the relationship of medicine to Law. 'Legal Aspects of Medical Practice' assists doctors in all specialties and at all levels of seniority in understanding the principles of the legal systemas it affects the medical profession. Together with an outline of clinical forensic medicine and forensic pathology, it enables doctors of all disciplines to recognise and cope with medico-legal complications.
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Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Information Management

Author: Dana C. McWay

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305686322

Category: Medical

Page: 512

View: 1667

Understanding the complex legal and ethical principles that govern health information management is more important than ever. To help you successfully navigate these legal issues, LEGAL AND ETHICAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT is revised, updated, and expanded, providing the opportunity to focus on law and ethics as they relate to HIM. Key topics include the role of social media in health care, expansion of existing materials on e-discovery, compliance, completeness of the health record, breaches of confidentiality, and much more. Features include enrichment activities, mapping to CAHIIM standards, and interactive quizzing and case studies to help develop practical application and high-level problem solving skills. Written by a seasoned HIM professional and lawyer, LEGAL AND ETHICAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, 4th Edition provides a complete solution for understanding the legal and ethical concerns that safeguard health care information today. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Legal Aspects of Radiography and Radiology

Author: Bridgit C. Dimond

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470680180

Category: Medical

Page: 416

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Practical and jargon-free, this book is aimed at the non-lawyer and includes an extensive glossary of terms. It emphasises the legal issues encountered by those working in diagnostic radiography, radiotherapy and radiology and includes examples of legal dilemmas taken from these disciplines as well as exploring current issues.
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Medical Records Manual

A Guide for Developing Countries

Author: Who Regional Office for the Western Pacific,World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9789290610052

Category: Medical

Page: 90

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This manual is aimed at helping medical record workers in the development and management of medical records services of health care facilities in developing countries in an effective and efficient manner. It has not been designed as an introductory text to medical record management, but rather as an aid to medical record officers (MROs) and medical record clerks by describing appropriate systems for Medical Records Departments in developing countries. It covers manual procedures and may be used as an adjunct to computerized systems. It does not provide all of the options for medical record management, but it does provide one option in each area for the management of medical records in developing countries. A list the textbooks that provide detailed information on medical record management is also provided.
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Necrophilia

Forensic and Medico-legal Aspects

Author: Anil Aggrawal

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420089134

Category: Law

Page: 268

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Necrophilia: Forensic and Medico-legal Aspects is the first text that deals with the scientific aspects of necrophilia from a multidisciplinary point of view. After an introduction that provides a general scientific, social, and historical perspective, this volume: Explores causes and contributing factors, covering biological theories and genetics, as well as trauma, brain anomalies, and substance abuse Offers an original approach to classification, creating ten levels of severity from role playing to homicidal necrophilia Discusses necrophilia epidemiology, exploring offender characteristics and habits Provides 20 case studies of infamous as well as less publicized cases Details the forensics approach to necrophilia investigation Examines current legislation and mores across the world Explains the challenges involved with providing expert testimony
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Forensic and Medico-legal Aspects of Sexual Crimes and Unusual Sexual Practices

Author: Anil Aggrawal

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1420043099

Category: Law

Page: 424

View: 9804

From sexual abuse and fetishism to necrophilia and sadomasochism, this unique volume identifies fourteen classifications of unusual sexual pathologies. Emphasizing the physical and psychological aspects of sexuality itself, the book presents detailed comparisons of legal and medical definitions, historical aspects, current incidence, and geographical prevalence of these offenses. It also explores the potential causes, discussing etiological theories and reviewing psychopathology. Highlighting the cross-cultural nature of the forensic aspects of human sexuality, the book examines various case studies in the context of international legislation. It also covers minor aberrant behavior such as coprolalia and troilism.
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The Computer-based Patient Record

An Essential Technology for Health Care

Author: Richard S. Dick,Elaine B. Steen

Publisher: National Academies

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 190

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Produced by the Institute of Medicine, this volume presents a blueprint for introducing the computer-based patient record (CPR) nationwide within the next decade. An expert panel explores the potential of the machine-readable CPR to improve diagnostic and care decisions and provide a database for po
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Legal Aspects of Emergency Medical Services

Author: Bruce M. Cohn,Alan J. Azzara,Rick Petrie

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 162

View: 8986

Introducing a valuable resource that explains the legal risks of delivering emergency medical care and the legal issues as they relate to specific situations. Coverage includes advanced directives, do not resuscitate orders, medical record confidentiality, malpractice, infectious disease information disclosure, risk management, and sexual discrimination and harassment. Contains information relevant to everyday practice in a convenient, easy-to-use size!
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Legal Aspects of Health and Safety

Author: Bridgit Dimond

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN: 1856424650

Category: Law

Page: 336

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Presented in a clear and concise format that makes for easy reference and understanding, this revised and updated edition covers issues that are becoming increasingly important to health professionals, managers and educators, including proposed changes to the law since Lord Young’s 2010 report Common Sense, Common Safety. Topics include cross infection and the spread of MRSA, greater regulation of health and safety standards, stress and bullying and the laws relating to notifiable diseases such as HIV/AIDS. Illustrated with case studies throughout, this book is designed to provide a clear introduction to the laws relating to health and safety, case law and statute law, so that the health professional has a sound understanding of the law.
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Legal Aspects of Health Information Management

Author: Dana C. McWay

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: 9780827355767

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 302

View: 8179

Managers of health information have a professional stake in understanding the legal requirements designed to safeguard health care information. This new text provides learners with an understanding of the legal principles that govern patient information. Actual cases related to health care underscore the relationship between the law and health information.This comprehensive text covers all legal aspects of the Health Information Management field. The first chapters introduce the American legal system, legal procedures and principles of liability. Subsequent chapters build on this information by presenting information on patient record requirements, access to health information, confidentiality, computerized records, and other areas.(HIM, legal)
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Legal Aspects of Midwifery

Author: Bridgit Dimond

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0750688173

Category: Medical

Page: 702

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Written in clear, accessible language, without legal jargon, the third edition of this text includes a new chapter on the laws relating to teenage pregnancy. It also covers many of the recommendations from NICE relevant to midwifery practice and considers their legal significance.
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