Ethical and Legal Issues for Imaging Professionals

Paperback | March 1, 2007

byDoreen M. Towsley-cook, Terese A. YoungEditorDoreen M. Towsley-cook

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This balanced examination of ethical and legal principles and issues provides vital information for radiography, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, and radiation professionals. By discussing the foundations of ethics for technologists, then entering into a discussion of applicable law, Ethical and Legal Issues for Imaging Professionals, 2nd Edition provides an approach that leads to a more successful style of personal risk management. With each chapter divided into two sections of ethical issues and legal issues, the content is easy to read and understand. Plus, learning activities and current event discussions help the readers learn and remember information so they can use it in real life.

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This balanced examination of ethical and legal principles and issues provides vital information for radiography, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, and radiation professionals. By discussing the foundations of ethics for technologists, then entering into a discussion of applicable law, Ethical and Legal Issues for Imaging Professionals, 2nd...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.68 inPublished:March 1, 2007Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323045995

ISBN - 13:9780323045995

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Table of Contents

1. Ethical and Legal Foundations

2. Principles of Beneficence and Nonmaleficence

3. Caring and Communication

4. Patient Autonomy and Informed Consent

5. Truthfulness and Confidentiality

6. Death and Dying

7. Health Care Distribution

8. Student and Employee Rights

9. Diversity

10. Overview of Future Challenges

Appendix A: Code of Ethics

Appendix B: Sample Documentation Forms

Answers to Chapter Review Questions

Index