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What is rules of conduct?
Law may be defined as

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What is plaintiff?
The complaining party in a court case is the

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What is their patients?
Physicians have a duty of care FIRST toward

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What is inherent risk?
The defendant may use contributory negligence as a defense in a lawsuit if the patient knew the _____________ before treatment

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What is Informed consent?
_______ _________implies that the patient understands the risks involved in the proposed treatment, reasons the treatment is necessary, and proposed modes of treatment

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What is precedent?
A legal case that serves as a model for future cases is said to have established

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What is misdemeanors?
Crimes punishable by imprisonment in jail for less than one year are

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What is damages?
____________ is awarded to a plaintiff when a defendant is found guilty of a tort

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What is placed in the patient's chart?
If a Dr sends an email to a patient about an illness, the copy of that email should be

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What is emergency situations?
Consent is unnecessary in

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What is Hippocratic oath?
A pledge for physicians that remains influential today is

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What is felony?
An offense punishable by death or imprisonment in a state or federal prison for more than one year is called

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What is privileged communication?
Physicians generally are not required to break patient confidentiality in court, because of the legal concept that holds the physician-patient relationship as

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What is statue of limitation?
______________is the time limit for filing a lawsuit

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What is legal documents?
Medical records are

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What is health care practitioners?
Those who are trained to administer medical or health care to patients

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What is fraud?
A health care practitioner who uses dishonest or deceitful practices in depriving, or attempting to deprive, another of his or her rights has committed

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What is expert witness?
During a physician's trial for negligence, the person who can establish the standard of care for the defendant's area of medicine is the

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What is denial?
The assertion of innocence as a defense against malpractice charges is call

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What is getting the patient's authorization in writing?
Your first rule to follow before records can be released is

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What is summary judgment?
A decision made by a court in a lawsuit in response to a motion that pleads there is no basis for a trial is

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What is legislative?
State governments have three branches: ___________, executive, and judicial

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What is four?
There are _______ D's of negligence

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What is Res judicata?
Under _____________ a claim may not be retried between the same two parties if it has been legally resolved

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What is Concise, complete, clear, correct, and chronologically?
Name two of the 5 C's for correctly entering information into a medical records

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