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Title Law and Ethics for Midwifery / Elinor J. Clarke.
Imprint Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2015.


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Description 1 online resource
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Midwifery.
Ethical Theory.
Genre Case studies.
Contents Preface and introduction to law and ethics for midwifery -- Ethical theory and dilemmas : an introduction to ethical decision-making -- Legal theory : introduction to English law and English legal system -- Ethical and legal theory : human, patient and maternity care rights -- Ethical and legal theory : the legislative framework for midwifery (registration, regulation, rules) -- Consent and refusal -- Record keeping -- Medicines, midwives, and the law -- Safeguarding vulnerable women and babies -- Supervision of midwives -- Birth environment -- Abortion -- Female genital mutilation, circumcision, and cutting -- Episiotomy -- Caesarean section -- Surrogacy -- Professional malpractice, misconduct, and negligence -- Whistleblowing and complaints.
Summary Legal and ethical competence is a cornerstone of professional midwifery practice and an essential part of midwifery training. Law and Ethics for Midwifery is a unique and practical resource for student midwives. Written by an experienced midwifery lecturer, this text draws on a wide variety of real life case studies and focuses particularly on the core areas of accountability, autonomy and advocacy. Opening with two chapters providing overviews respectively of ethical theories and legislation, the book is then arranged thematically. These chapters have a common structure which includes case st.
Other Title Print version: Clarke, Elinor. Law and Ethics for Midwifery. Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2015 9780415675246