Tonia Aiken's text takes a user-friendly, practical approach, and provides all the features nursing educators and students rely on for comprehensive legal and ethical advice. It includes chapters on risk management and conflict management, critical-thinking features, an emphasis on ethical issues, and examines the role of the nurse in the political process. "e;After reading this, the healthcare professional will be better informed and prepared in dealing with legal issues. Educators will find this a useful tool for the classroom."e; -- Volume 26, No. 3, May/June 2004 issue of the Journal for Healthcare Quality.