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    Medical Malpractice Law

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    Telemedicine and Medical Malpractice Law With advances in technology, doctors no longer need to be in the same physical place as their patients in order to provide medical care. While certainly convenient, the ability to diagnose and treat patients via the Internet is largely untested, with regard to both patient safety and legal liability. What Is Telemedicine? Telemedicine uses telecommunication and information technologies to provide clinical health care at a distance. Examples include writing a prescription after communicating with a patient via email, interpreting hospital scans from a home office, performing a robotic surgery, and providing mental health counseling via video conferencing. In California, state regulations use the…

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    Georgia’s 9-1-1 Medical Amnesty Law does not reduce overdose deaths, but it has the potential too. April 24, 2014, Georgia passed the Georgia’s Medical Amnesty Law. “Drug overdose is a nationwide epidemic that claims the lives of over 36,000 Americans every year” (Davis, 2014). In Georgia, the number of drug overdose deaths have tripled since 2013. Prescription drugs such as Hydrocodone, Methadone, and Oxycodone have claimed more lives than both heroin and cocaine. Drug overdose can be…

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    The law of medical Assistant is the act of being involved with clients or patients on a one on one bases. The laws are very simple and must be followed not only for the personnel who is working in the office but also the client. Laws are there to prevent any type of negativity to both sides and to protect both sides. Laws give patients the right to be protected with the information given to the office and the office protecting the patient by not giving out information to others without client…

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    well. In some situations, suicide benefits everyone in the patient’s family. With this final act of dominance over their own live by ending it all with dignity, they can save their family from having to watch their beloved degrade while simultaneously stopping them from accumulating more bills from the medical care and hopefully not leaving them in a financial crisis (Quffa 265). There is not much more undignifying than wasting away to nothingness while the patients family has to just watch…

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    explains, the legal risks associated with medical practices when selecting an EHR system. These risks include professional liability risk towards healthcare professionals. Risk management audits, include management consultation and education are advised to help improve patient quality of care and reduce liability risks. The responses provided in the article, act for only one risk management consulting company. Other risk management consulting companies or insurance carriers might advise…

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    In an article called Choosing to End a Life by Julie-Anne Davies which says "Fear of being in pain , but also the indignity of being trapped in a body which no longer functions but where the brain is as active as ever, can transform the most law abiding and conservative citizens into Fugitives" (Davies 2). Basically what Davies is saying is that if we were to legalize euthanasia for those who are terminally ill or have a rare disease that will kill…

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    Pros Of Euthanasia

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    occur if the patient is incompetent to make the decision on their own. Lastly, passive euthanasia is whenever the doctor prescribes more medication that could potentially be lethal but is not intentional to ending the patient’s life. There is always a risk with this method and others see it as unfair while the physicians are only trying to descend the pain. With the several classifications of euthanasia I agree with voluntary and active over the involuntary and passive methods. Voluntary and…

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    The Butterfly Effect… What is the Butterfly Effect? The butterfly effect is “the idea, used in chaos theory, that a very small difference in the initial state of a physical system can make a significant difference to the state at some later time”, that would be the definition according to Dictionary.com. This means that everything that Tybalt did affected the way he is killed and why he died the way he did. Tybalt’s death should put blame on Tybalt himself for the following reasons, Tybalt kills…

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    Abstract Law is formed for a motive and it regulates in many areas like medicine, before practicing any medical procedure or conducting a form of administrative position each medical specialist or non-medical specialist operative must comprehend a difference between ethical or unethical. Ethical and Unethical plays a significant role in our humanity every way it is whether up to how you want to approach it. According to “The case of Jeanette M. And the phone call” altered from the beginning of…

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    Indian Society in recent times is experiencing a growing awareness regarding patient’s rights and obligations. It can be clearly sensed by the establishment of liability by the law concerning medical professional, claiming damages for the utter suffering caused due to medical negligence, breach of consent, and breach of confidentiality arising out of a doctor patient relationship. What Is Medical Negligence? Negligence is simply failure to perform an act with due care and caution. The three…

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