Now in its 6th Edition, this groundbreaking book continues to champion the â€śHave a Careâ€ť approach, while also providing readers with the strong ethical and legal foundation that enables them to better serve their clients. Clearly written and authoritative, it provides a solid groundwork in legal concepts and laws, important ethical issues, and the emerging area of bioethics faced in todayâ€™s medical practices by todayâ€™s health care professionals. SPECIAL FEATURES Vignettesâ€”A thought-provoking vignette opens each chapter, adapted from case law or based on real-world situations. â€śHave a Careâ€ťâ€”Personal stories from the authors illustrate the heart of the law and ethics of health care. A Code of Ethics Appendix contains the Hippocratic Oath, AAMA creed, and the Principles of Medical Ethics. Sample Documents Appendix provides important health care, life, and death documentation.