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standard of care

The duties and responsibilities expected of people by virtue of their status, their relationship with another person, or the situation in which they find themselves.Real estate licensing boards establish standards of care for their members regarding duties of honesty, integrity, disclosure, and professionalism. A property owner may have differing standards of care relative to persons on his or her property, depending on whether those persons are licensees, invitees,or trespassers.

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This policy statement establishes the foundation from which physicians and state licensing agencies can build a medical standard of care.
For patients deciding whether to participate in a clinical trial, it is important to know what phase of study the drug is in and whether those who are assigned to the control arm will receive a placebo or standard of care.
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The trial judge noted that the plaintiffs' attorney never asserted disagreement with the contention that their expert failed to properly define the applicable standard of care before the trial court granted the defendants' motion to dismiss the plaintiffs' case.
In April 2002, the board chastised Lustgarten for unprofessional conduct, for "invented facts" and for misstating the standard of care multiple times in the Hardin case.
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However, the court noted that the Michigan Supreme Court has held that the standard of care for a general practictioner is a local standard of care while the standard of care for a specialist is a national standard.
The advent of telemedicine, computerized databases and online consultations created access to information about a nationwide standard of care against which to judge physicians in all areas.
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