Item description for Nursing Home Litigation: Investigation And Case Preparation by Patricia W. Iyer, Jaclyn S. Adler, Steven I. Adler & Monica Agosto...
Each chapter in this highly praised book has been revised and updated while new chapters have been added to expand upon even more issues in nursing home litigation. Nursing Home Litigation: Investigation and Case Preparation was written as a reference for attorneys representing either plaintiffs or defendants, with perspectives from experienced attorneys, physicians, nursing consultants, a pharmacist, and nursing home specialists.The book has been organized into four specialized sections. Part One discusses legal strategies you can utilize during the investigation and pretrial of a nursing home case. Part Two explains the liability issues that may arrise in a nursing home setting and among its staff. Part Three describes common allegations that occur in a nursing home case such as falls, skin trauma, infections and more. Part Four provides tips for the defense with information on defense stategies and what nursing homes can do to prevent injuries. This comprehensive text is a legal and medical reference that no attorney or expert involved in a nursing home case can be without. New chapters include: Investigation and pretrial preparation of assisted living cases Nursing home liability and consequences Tampering with medical records Medical defense Defense attorney Claims adjuster Infections Skin trauma Falls
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 2" Width: 8.75" Height: 11" Weight: 4.75 lbs.
Release Date Dec 30, 2005
Publisher Lawyers and Judges Publishing
ISBN 1933264004 ISBN13 9781933264004
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More About Patricia W. Iyer, Jaclyn S. Adler, Steven I. Adler & Monica Agosto
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,.
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Nursing Home Litigation Jun 21, 2000
Any attorney or legal nurse consultant involved in litigating nursing home cases should obtain this book. It covers the important points in screening nursing home cases, including why these cases have exploded in terms of numbers and verdicts. The perspectives of defense and plaintiff attorneys, administrators, physicians, nurses, pharamcists and others are presented in this comprehensive book. It has sold well since its introduction. A must have for people in this field.