Chapter 1
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6

100

Law may be defined as
What is rules of conduct?

100

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

100

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

100

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

100

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

200

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

200

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

200

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

200

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

200

Consent is unnecessary in
What is emergency situations?

300

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

300

Medical records are
What is legal documents?

400

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

400

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

400

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
What is expert witness?

400

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

400

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

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