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manipulative
influencing skillfully or persuading
Restraint
chemically pr physically holding someone against their will
Accuracy
exact, correct, precision
Frequency
how often
Advanced directives
legal document designed to indicate a persons wishes regarding care in case of terminal illness or during the dying process
power of attorney
a legal document authorizing someone to act on your behalf
Assault
threat to harm or injure
Battery
unlawful touching of another person without consent
Compensation
something given or received as an equivalent for loss of service
Malpractice
patient is injured by medical personnel not doing their job
providing improper or unprofessional treatment or care that results in injury to another person
Defamation
a false statement that causes ridicule or damage to a reputation
slander
false statements
Libel
False written statement that causes a person ridicule or contempt or causes damage to the person's reputation.
Negligence
failure to give care resulting in injury
failure to give care that is normally expected of a person in a particular position, resulting in injury to another person
informed consent
permission to do something
permission granted voluntarily by a person who is of sound mind and aware of all factors involved