Item description for Medical-Legal Aspects of Pain and Suffering by Patricia W. Iyer & Stephen Appelbaum...
Written for the healthcare professional, claims adjuster and trial attorney, this book provides detailed information on how to analyze pain and suffering cases. You will read chapters written by legal nurse consultants, physicians and attorneys and see how pain and suffering patients and cases are viewed and treated on all sides.
Each section of this valuable text is designed to fully explain each aspect of this hot topic in healthcare. The book starts with an overview of understanding medical records and commonly used pain assessment tools. It continues with a focus on high-risk populations, pain and suffering in children and cancer pain. The last section is dedicated to presenting pain and suffering cases.
By combining the clinical information in the first two sections with the legal strategies in the last section, this book becomes a must read for any attorney litigating medical or nursing home cases.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.5" Width: 8.75" Height: 11" Weight: 3.95 lbs.
Release Date Jul 30, 2003
Publisher Lawyers & Judges Publishing
ISBN 1930056397 ISBN13 9781930056398
Availability 0 units.
More About Patricia W. Iyer & Stephen Appelbaum
Patricia W. Iyer, MSN, RN, LNCC has written, coauthored, or edited over 125 articles, chapters, textbooks, case studies, and online courses. She is the chief editor of Principles and Practices of Legal Nurse Consulting, Second Edition (2003) the core curriculum of legal nurse consulting and Business Principles for Legal Nurse Consultants (2005).
Certified by the American Association of Legal Nurse Consulting as a Legal Nurse Consultant Certified (LNCC), Ms. Iyer began her nursing career by earning a diploma in nursing from Muhlenberg Hospital School of Nursing in Plainfield, New Jersey. She earned her bachelor of science degree in nursing and a master of science degree in nursing from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
Patricia W. Iyer has an academic affiliation as follows - President, Patricia Iyer Associates, Medical League Support Services,.