Health Law & Ethics Ch. 11

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Subjective StandardsWhether or not the act seemed reasonable to the actor at the time. Solely rely's on the individual's testimonyObjective StandardsWhether or not the average person on the street would do the same thingImplied consentthe assumption that in an emergency a patient who cannot give permission for medical care would give it if he or she couldExculpatory Agreementa part of a contract that releases one of the parties from liability for their wrongdoings; NOT useful in the law