Medical Legal Aspects of Medical Records

Author: Patricia W. Iyer
Publisher: Lawyers & Judges Publishing Company
ISBN: 1930056753
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Use this book 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 covers most medical and hospital areas of specialty, and also includes chapters on dentistry, chiropractic care, nursing homes, medications and home care. It also covers forensic issues in medical records, including examination of records and medical records obtained as part of forensic examination or autopsies. Recent changes in legislation and technology have also changed the medical records process. The authors have designed this work to give extensive information on the HIPAA 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.This book is exceptionally valuable to all those in the legal profession or in law enforcement who deal with medical records on a regular basis.

Medical Legal Aspects of Medical Records Clinical specialty records

Author: Patricia W. Iyer
Publisher: Lawyers & Judges Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781933264806
Format: PDF
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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.

Medico Legal Aspects Of Patient Care

Author: Rk Sharma
Publisher: Peepee Publishers & Distr
ISBN: 9788184450347
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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.

Legal Aspects of Documenting Patient Care for Rehabilitation Professionals

Author: Ronald W. Scott
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763730468
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Because communication among healthcare professionals can mean the difference between patient life and death, clear and effective patient care documentation is as important as the delivery of care itself. The rehabilitation professional faces formidable documentation responsibilities. Patient care documentation created by the rehabilitation professional must be accurate, comprehensive, concise, objective, timely, and expeditiously communicated to other professionals on the health care team. Legal Aspects of Documenting Patient Care for Rehabilitation Professionals, Third Edition, provides a comprehensive overview of legal issues related to everyday patient care clinical documentation. This text presents extensive coverage of the electronic medical record, the HIPAA Privacy Rule and incident reporting, among other focused topics.

Medical legal Aspects of Pain and Suffering

Author: Patricia W. Iyer
Publisher: Lawyers & Judges Publishing Company
ISBN: 1930056397
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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.

Legal Medicine

Author: Shafeek S. Sanbar
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323037534
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Regarded as the citable treatise in the field, "Legal Medicine" explores and illustrates the legal implications of medical practice and the special legal issues arising from managed care. This updated edition features comprehensive discussions on a myriad of legal issues that health care professionals face every day. It includes 20 brand-new chapters that address the hottest topics in the field today and also serves as the syllabus for the Board Review Course of the American Board of Legal Medicine (ABLM).

Medical Records and the Law

Author: William H. Roach Jr.
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449663524
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Published in conjunction with the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), Medical Records and the Law is the ideal text for programs in HIM as well as a valuable reference for health and legal professionals. The Fourth Edition features an expanded discussion of state laws affecting the use and disclosure of health information and the substantial changes brought about by HIPAA and the growth of electronic health record systems. It also discusses the highly complex interplay of federal and state laws as well as the challenging area of how patient information may be used in connection with medical research involving human subjects.

LEGAL ISSUES IN MEDICAL PRACTICE

Author: Mahesh Baldwa MBBS, MD, DCH, FIAP, LLB, LLM, PhD (Law)
Publisher: CBS Publishers & Distributors Private Limited
ISBN: 9386478102
Format: PDF, ePub
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Legal issues in medical practice have been gripping medical doctors by surprise in recent years. Some decades ago legal issues in medical practice never created any problem. A greater awareness is being created by adding doctor’s services within the ambit of Consumer Protection Act, 1986. Neither during the undergraduate training nor the postgraduate courses doctors have ever prepared themselves to deal with real-world situations of litigation related to allegations of negligence. While facing litigation related to allegation of negligence in law courts for the first time, a doctor realizes the importance of medical records, consent and expert witness and searches for help books. There are many books available for reference but this one is a handbook for practising doctors and their lawyers grappled with legal issues culminating in litigations covering a vast number of medical specialties and systems.This book proposes to fill the existing vacuum by creating authentic base required to understand the legal issues in medical practice in India. The esteemed contributors have put in their best efforts to share their knowledge, experience and wisdom with the readers by discussing various landmark legal decisions in the field of (alleged) medical negligence. It aims to make the medical practice safe, ethical, reassuring and hassle-free by discussing various legal issues related to medical practice.

Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration

Author: George D. Pozgar
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 0763780499
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The most trusted resource in healthcare law is this classic text from George Pozgar, now completely revised. With new case studies in each chapter, The 11th edition will provide your students with the most up-to-date information on the newest laws affecting the healthcare industry. The 11th edition 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. This is a book they will hold on to throughout their careers. Course instruction is made easy with helpful instructor resources such as PowerPointTM slides, Instructor’s Manual, TestBank, answers to chapter review questions, and more. PRAISE for the 10th Edition "Like the previous editions, this handy, easy-to-read reference is a practical, at-your-fingertips resource that concisely explains key issues and elements of the legal aspects of healthcare administration. The information is reliably accurate and objective. Once again, this edition rightfully deserves a permanent place on the bookshelves of today's healthcare innovators, thinkers, scholars, learners, and leaders." —Doody's Book Review Service, June 2008 Doody's Rating: 5 STARS!