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Basic principle of em. care
do not further harm
Scope of practicet
care you are able to provide to pt: developed by medical director
Standard of care
manner in which must act
Stadards imposed by local custom
how a resonably prudent per with similar training/experience would act under similiar circumstances w/similiar equip & in same place
additional factors of Standards of care
>general confusion at scene
>the needs of other pts.
>type of equip. available
ordinary care
minimum stadard of care
duty to act
individual responsiblity to povide pt. care
negligence
failure to provide the same care that a person w/similiar training would provide
negligence 4 factors
>duty to act
>breach of duty
>damages
>cause
abandoment
unilateral termination of care by EMT without pts. consent & without making provision for continuing care