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____ is defined as any action that produced apprehension or fear of bodily harm.

NO CONTACT IS MADE
Assault
___ is defined as the intentional infliction of harmful or offensive bodily contact or nonconsensual contact or nonconsensual contact with another that is harmful or offenive
Battery
__ is defined as unauthorized touching that causes harm.
Technical Battery
___ is defined as the act of breaking a contract, agreement, promise or legal duty by failing to perform a promised or required act.
Breach of Contract
___ is defined as a situation in which the patient's negligent actions or omissions have contributed to his or her own injury.
Contributory Negligence
this is defined as an unjustifiable renunciation by the dentist of his professional relationship with the patient and a repudiation of his responsibility for the patient's condition.
Abandonment
___ is defined as steps taken to minimize danger, hazard, and liability.
Risk Management
___ is defined as a promise of excellence.
Quality assurance
___ is when a DDS or RDH undertakes the role of a parent amd makes the best decision for the patient.
Paternalism
___ is defined as an obligation, in law, that one owes to another person or a business.
Duty