Each chapter has a uniform structure which makes it ideal for use in learning and teaching
It includes chapters on the law and professional guidance relating to consent, treating people who lack capacity, treating children and young people, confidentiality and health records
The book uses real cases to illustrate points and summary boxes to highlight key issues throughout
The title is UK-wide, covering the law and guidance in each of the four nations
Whilst maintaining its rigorous attention to detail, Everyday Medical Ethics and Law is an easy read reference book for busy, practising doctors.
10 Things You Need to Know About introduces the key points of the topic, Setting the Scene explains where the issues occur in real life and why doctors need to understand them, and then key definitions are followed by explanations of different scenarios