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The American Health Lawyers Association (Wash., D.C.) has published Legal Dilemmas of Aging: Fair Housing and Competance, a 40-page paper that examines how the Fair Housing Act affects admission, transfer and discharge decisions, as well as the way in which it "complicates a providers efforts" to provide a discrimination-free environment. Content in the paper covers: the disabled as a protected class; the operation of properties; reasonable accomodation; transfers; enforcement; settlement orders; and, competence and evaluation. The new report costs $40.

Professional Education Systems Institute (PESI; Eau Claire, WI) has published Case Assessment: Theories, Evidence and Experts, a book that offers information on "how to be successful in the field of nursing home litigation." PESI said the book is a guide on such topics as: how to determine the viability of a case; outside factors impacting a case; using expert witnesses; records research; and, the impact of Medicare and Medicaid. Chapters also cover theories of liability, the admissibility of deficiencies, and the role of the legal nurse consultant. The new volume costs $65.
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