_____ - a legal principle often raised when the very event causing harm is very good evidence for negligence as, for example, when medical instruments are left in the patient's body.
Res Ipsa Loqutur
_____ - a tort that occurs when a physician is unavailable to a patient at a time when the standard of care requires that he be available and able to provide medical care.
_____ - occurs when a physician terminates the relationship improperly, or is unavailable when he is on call, or when he fails to arrange for adequate patient coverage while on vacation, or when he otherwise negligently fails to be available to a patient when the standard of care requires that he be available.
_____ communications are given a higher degree of protection than are confidential communications.
Name 4 exceptions to duty to safeguard confidences.
communicable and other diseases
imminent dangers to others (Tarasoff & Tedrick)
Name 5 aspects of "Duty to Respect Privacy."
intrusion upon the plaintiff's physical and mental solitude and seclusion
public disclosure of private facts
publicity which places the plaintiff in a false light in the public eye
appropriation for the defendant's benefit or advantage of the plaintiff's name or likeness
government interference with private rights