An outstanding reference for the attorney, legal nurse consultant, insurance claim adjuster, healthcare risk manager, or healthcare facility leader involved in a nursing malpractice claim. This newly revised Nursing Malpractice, Fourth Edition, Volume 1 and Volume 2 is designed to give you a comprehensive overview of nursing malpractice litigation. This extensively revised and updated edition of a classic covers the spectrum of the nursing process—from patient admittance to lawsuit.
Volume 1 covers macroscopic topics such as patient safety, nursing practice, damages, and litigation of nursing malpractice claims. Volume 2 takes a closer look at more specific role, with detailed chapters on obstetrics, critical care, psychiatric, medical surgical, orthopaedic, managed care and emergency nursing, among many others.