The withdrawal of a physician from the care of a patient without reasonable notice of such discharge from the case by the patient is
The health worker is protected by law if it can be determined that he or she acted reasonable as compared with fellow workers this is called
A writ that commands a witness to apear at a trial or other proceeding and give testimony is a(n)
A violation of a person's right not to have his or her name, photograph, or private affairs exposed of made public without giving consent is
Invasion of privacy
Information given by a patient to medical personnel which cannot be disclosed without consent of the person who gave it is
Failure to do something that a reasonable person would do under ordinary circumstances that ends up causing harm to another person or a person's property is
Injuring the name and reputation of another person by making false statements to a third person is
An agreement between two or more parties for the doing or not doing of some definite thing is
A person who is no longer under the care, custody, or supervision of a parent is called a(n)
An impartial panel established to listen to and investigate patient's complaints about medical care or excessive fees is called a _______ commitlee.
latin for "things done; deeds"; the facts and circumstances attendant to the act in question would be called
testimony of a witness under oath and written down before trial for possible use when the case comes to trial is
A statute that enforces private right and liabilities, as differentiated from criminal law is called a
The branch of study of moral issues, questions, and problems arising in the practice of medicine and in biomedial research is called
A statement given concerning some scientific, technical, or professional matter by an expert, such as a physician is called
A patient's failure to act prudently and reasonably, or doing that which a reasonable person would not do under similar circumstances is called
consent to treatment based on a full understanding of all possible risks of unpreventable results of that treatment is called
assumption of risk
Conduct, courtesy, and manners that are customarily used in a medical office by medical professionals are known as
An intentional perversion of truth for the purpose of inducing another in reliance upon it to part with some valuable thing belonging to him or to surrender a legal right is calld.
To interrupt or discontinue a suit temporarily with the intention or resumption at a later date, or to ask for a continuance is called a _____.
Latin for "things decided'- that is, a matter already decided by judicial authority is called.
That which in natural and continuous sequence, unbroken by any new independent cause, produces an event, and without which the injury would not have occurred is called_____.
The presumption or inference of negligence when an accedent is otherwise unable to be explained in terms of ordinary and known experience is called.
res ipsa loquitur
Failure to achieve an agreed upon result, even when the highest degree of skill has been used, is called
breach of contract
What license must a physician have to dispense, prescribe or administer controlled substances?
Unauthorized disclosure of information regarding any patient to a third party may result in.
invasion of privacy
Medical research is often published in medical journals that are evaluated by members of the medical community through a process known as.
Under the peer review improvement act of 1982, peer organizations are responsible for the review for appropriateness and necessity of putting a patient into the hospital by a process known as ______ review.
Which one of the following might involve a decision based upon bioethics?
the use of fetal tissue transplantation for research
A physician must have the patient's permission in writing to reveal any confidential information except for which one of the following?
_____ is a federal regulation that requires health care professionals to protect the privacy and confidentiality of patients' health information.
In the health care field the acronym HIPAA stands for.
Health Insurance Portability And Accountability Act