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A defense based upon the assumption that the patient knew of the inherent risk before treatment was preformed is called
assumption of risk
under which doctrine can a claim NOT be retried between the same parties of it has already been legally resolved
The health care practioner who comes to the aid of an accident victim at the scene whould not be liable under which defense
Under which defense may the party who casued an accident be liable for both the victim's injury and any medical negligence by an attending physician
releaese of tortfeasor
Which doctrine says a lawsuit cannot move forward if a certain p of time has elapsederiod
statute of limitations
when damages are apportioned according to the degree a plaintiff contributed to his or her injury, this is called
This is not a guideline to follow that may help prevent malpractice lawsuits
always express optimism about the outcome of a patient's care
medical malpractice insurance that covers the insured only for those claims made while the policy is in force is called
claims made coverage
to correct any error discovered after a patient's medical records have been filed
draw a line through the mistake, insert the correction, label it as a correction, initial, and date it
informed concent implies the patient understands the
proposed modes of treatment, reasons the treatment is necessary, risks involved in the propsed treatment
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