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Legal aspects of occupational mental health nursing.

Authors
Ede-L
Source
Occup Health Nursing 1973 Jan; 21(1):12-17
NIOSHTIC No.
00037393
Abstract
A review is made of the legal aspects of occupational mental health nursing. Topics include the concept and program of mental health, parties in the duty-right relationship, standard of care, patient records, court decisions, and legislation. The expanding functions of the occupational health nurse include the counseling of workers in the interest of promoting mental health, and reporting and referring the patient to treatment after observing and listening to the worker, and acting within the limits of her legal competence.
Keywords
NIOSH-Author; Health-workers; Industrial-medicine; Mental-health-care; Psychological-factors; Legal-factors
CODEN
OHNUAO
Publication Date
19730101
Document Type
Journal Article
Fiscal Year
1973
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Issue of Publication
1
ISSN
0029-7933
Source Name
Occupational Health Nursing
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