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Forensic Psychology and Neuropsychology for Criminal and Civil Cases

1st Edition

Harold V. Hall
November 19, 2007

Greater Understanding, Better Evaluations Today's increasingly sophisticated psychological and neuropsychological assessments allow for greater understanding and evaluations in forensic psychology. By integrating discussions of modern psychological and neuropsychological tests with extant civil...

The Forensic Evaluation of Traumatic Brain Injury: A Handbook for Clinicians and Attorneys, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Gregory Murrey, Ph.D., Donald Starzinski, Ph.D., M.D
November 08, 2007

Drawing on the expertise of several well-known figures in the medical, neuropsychological, and legal professions, Forensic Evaluation of Traumatic Brain Injury: A Handbook for Clinicians and Attorneys, Second Edition provides a concise, general overview of the forensic assessment process and the...

Drugs, Ethics, and Quality of Life: Cases and Materials on Ethical, Legal, and Public Policy Dilemmas in Medicine and Pharmacy Practice

1st Edition

Bruce White
November 05, 2007

Weigh pivotal healthcare ethics, law, and public policy issues that resulted in tipping-point legal actionsWeighing the ethical considerations in healthcare and drug issues can be emotionally difficult and mentally challenging. Drugs, Ethics, and Quality of Life: Cases and Materials on Ethical,...

Neuropsychology for Psychologists, Health Care Professionals, and Attorneys

3rd Edition

Robert J. Sbordone, Ronald E. Saul, Arnold D. Purisch
June 21, 2007

Extensively revised and expanded, this third edition of Neuropsychology for Psychologists, Health Care Professionals, and Attorneys provides a clear, concise, and comprehensive discussion of neuropsychology, outlining its purpose, use, and historical development. It covers the anatomy of the brain,...

Investigating Infant Deaths

1st Edition

Bobbi Jo O'Neal
May 07, 2007

It stands to reason that the most difficult cases to investigate are those in which the individual’s death was sudden, unexpected, and unexplained. Very few deaths occur where the deceased has no significant medical history, no trauma, no significant autopsy findings, and very little social history...

Crises in Childbirth - Why Mothers Survive: A Systems-Based Competencies Approach, Parts 1&2, Written Examination Revision Guide

1st Edition

Daryl Dob, Anita Holdcroft, Griselda Cooper
April 20, 2007

This work includes Foreword by Phillip J S Steer, Professor of Obstetrics, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London. It includes Introduction by Gwyneth Lewis, National Clinical Lead for Maternal Health and Maternity Services, Department of Health, England and Director of the UK Confidential...

Public Trust in Medical Research?: Ethics, Law and Accountability

1st Edition

Philip Cheung, S. H. Lee
March 20, 2007

It has been claimed by fertility experts that embryos can be screened for 6,000 diseases, thereby the risk of x-linked diseases can be minimised by 'cherry-picking' male embryos that do not carry the abnormal gene. If medical scientists continue to strive for cures, genetic aberrance in human could...

Primary Care Ethics

1st Edition

Deborah Bowman
February 14, 2007

Relevant for the entire primary care team, this book provides a diverse range of perspectives on current topical issues. Healthcare ethics is a subject of increasing interest, especially when it related to some of the challenging themes regularly discussed in the media. Until now there has been...

Law for Doctors: Principles and Practicalities, 3rd edition

3rd Edition

J P Garside
June 12, 2006

This clear, concise and non-technical guide to medical law is valued by doctors and other health professionals who have little time or the legal background to read detailed books on medical law. Law for Doctors focusses on aspects of English law that are particularly relevant to medical practice...

Forensic Nursing

1st Edition

Kelly M. Pyrek
January 13, 2006

Written by an award-winning investigative journalist with more than twenty years of experience, Forensic Nursing takes an objective yet engaging look at a profession that according to the author, "is only for those with a strong stomach, a pure heart, and a quick mind." It presents the personal...

Business Principles for Legal Nurse Consultants

1st Edition

Patricia W. Iyer, MSN, RN, LNCC, Jan Aken, Kathie W. Condon
August 12, 2005

Being a Legal Nurse Consultant is your calling. You love what you do. You are ready to go into practice for yourself. You have the education, the drive, and the ability - but is that really enough to succeed?Business Principles for Legal Nurse Consultants is an invaluable resource developed under...

Learning from Medical Errors: Legal Issues

1st Edition

Anh Vu Nguyen, Dung Nguyen
August 01, 2005

As medical litigation continues to increase, the best defence for doctors is to be aware of, and avoid, medical errors. This book focuses on the key legal issues including medical documentation, which reduce risk and liability when handled correctly. It contains chapters on difficult patients and...