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Patient Consent By Elizabeth Charnock

Patient Consent by Elizabeth Charnock

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Patient Consent by Elizabeth Charnock

Ideal for quick reference, this pocket-sized (120x80mm), spiral-bound book in the popular Nursing & Health Survival Guide series puts all the crucial information about patient consent at your fingertips.

There is an obligation for practitioners to obtain valid consent from their patients before examination, routine personal care or therapeutic treatment. However, the law relating to consent is complex. Situations may arise where a patient requires urgent treatment, yet is either unwilling or unable to give their consent, or there are concerns over the form and context of the consent.

All you need to know on:

    • the underlying principles of consent;
    • consent and the adult patient;
    • consent and the adult who lacks capacity;
    • children and consent;
    • young people and consent.

About Elizabeth Charnock

Elizabeth Charnock is a Lecturer in Nursing at the School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work, University of Salford, UK. Denise Owens is a Lecturer in Nursing at the School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work, University of Salford, UK.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Patient Consent: A Significant Contribution to Respectful Patient Care 3. Underlying Principles of Consent 4. Consent and the Adult Patient 5. Consent and the Adult who Lacks Capacity 6. Children and Consent 7. Young People and Consent

Additional information

GOR010748539
9780273775171
0273775170
Patient Consent by Elizabeth Charnock
Used - Like New
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2013-11-06
42
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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