2. Law, Ethics and Governance Related to Pregnancy

  1. Malcolm Woollard1,
  2. Kim Hinshaw2,
  3. Helen Simpson3 and
  4. Sue Wieteska

Published Online: 29 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444309805.ch2

Pre-Hospital Obstetric Emergency Training: The Practical Approach

Pre-Hospital Obstetric Emergency Training: The Practical Approach

How to Cite

Woollard, M., Hinshaw, K., Simpson, H. and Wieteska, S. (eds) (2009) Law, Ethics and Governance Related to Pregnancy, in Pre-Hospital Obstetric Emergency Training: The Practical Approach, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444309805.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Pre-Hospital Care, Coventry, UK

  2. 2

    Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Sunderland, UK

  3. 3

    Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Middlesbrough, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 31 DEC 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405184755

Online ISBN: 9781444309805

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Keywords:

  • ‘Gillick competence’;
  • ‘Fraser guidelines’;
  • ‘loss of opportunity’;
  • cultural issues;
  • Health and Safety at Work;
  • Law, ethics and governance related to pregnancy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Consent

  • Confidentiality

  • Pronouncing Death

  • Medical Errors and Negligence

  • Cultural Issues

  • Professional Accountability

  • Medicines Management

  • Health and Safety at Work