when one intends to cause a person apprehension without touching them
touching someone without their permission or a parent's permission
crime against a person which requires a preponderance of evidence.
breaking an instrument tip without letting the patient know
informed decision making
a. identify risks, benefits, alternatives, and expected outcomes. b. consider patient, the practioner, and practice
patient must be told the recommendation, reasons for recommendation and risks to their health
What most the patient be told in "informed refusal against dental advice"?
failure to do what another reasonable person would have done in a similar situation
standard of care
degree of care that a reasonable caring person would exercise in the same situation
statue of limitation
length of time that a person has in which to enter a lawsuit against someone
a system of moral principles which govern the conduct of a professional group
basic values of a profession and what is acceptable in that profession
autonomy (patient is the autonomous person)
ability to make a decision for oneself
when something good is done to benefit the welfare of someone
impartiality, fair treatment
when harm to others is avoided. Interchangeable with beneficence.
bond of trust between patient and professionals
telling the truth when giving patient's treatment information
moral obligation to keep promises and other commitments. Confidentiality
an isse where the solution lis in the governing practice act, recognized laws, or acceptable standards of care
when there are two choices which are morally correct and there might be two outcomes depending upon the choice of action taken
character traits; honest, compassion, etc
Tort law (form of civil law)
involves a civil wrong or injury to another person. ie. technical assault/battery, maligning a patient involves saying or writing something that may damage a patient's reputation; negligence
actions that constitute a wrong against society; ie. practicing without a license
Medical Safety Data Sheets ; OSHA concern
What does MSDS stand for? Who is concerned with MSDS?
Dental Statue Act
No one should provide treatment that their ____ ____ ___ does not follow.