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1st Edition

Consent in Clinical Practice

ISBN 9781857758047
Published May 30, 2003 by CRC Press
200 Pages

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Book Description

This is a practical guide to successfully achieving a fully computerised system in primary care. It shows how to source a primary care clinical system that does what you need it to do and how to use it effectively. The book is easy to read with numerous examples and copies of useful documents throughout. Helpful features include charts to map progress at a glance icons to point out www links details of additional resources for further information and highlights cautions and key points are highlighted. The author has drawn together ten years' practical experience working with over 200 practices and incorporates the best national and international expertise. This is an essential guide for GPs practice nurses managers and all members of the primary care team. For downloadable resources accompanying this book click here

Table of Contents

The ethical concepts behind consent. Consent to investigation and treatment: who is competent to give consent? Consent to investigation and treatment: the need for information. Consent to investigation and treatment: the views of the government and professional organisations. Consent to investigation: the role of information in consent processes. Consent to investigation: an empirical study of information and consent processes in gastroscopy. Conclusions and recommendations.

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