standard of care


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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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So, here is the critical question: To what extent if at all do such risk management principles or strategies inform or become part of the malpractice standard of care?
(73) Judge Kean, who presided over the case, ruled that "the standard of care must be based upon attorneys in the same type of practice as [Sommers and Neville] in South Dakota." (74) Thus, Judge Kean granted Sommers's and Neville's motion to strike Lillehaug's testimony.
Brown's main holding concerned the application of the res ipsa loquitor doctrine, but the appellate court discussed the appropriate standard of care to which the amusement park operator should be held:
Since morbidity and mortality are significant in this patient population, treatments that complement current standard of care are urgently neededa , said fellow coordinating investigator, Professor Michael Niederman, Chairman, Department of Medicine, Winthrop University Hospital, New York.
The Court held that an expert who opines that a national standard of care applies should not be per se disqualified from offering testimony at trial.
ISSUE: Expert witnesses are often called upon in medical negligence cases to provide testimony as to a defendant-physician's breach of the standard of care, and the WVSMA believes that all expert witness testimony should be fair and accurate.
The company added Multikine is its flagship immunotherapy developed as a first-line standard of care in treating head and neck cancer.
The so-called Aspire study tests TMC435 in combination with standard of care (peg-IFN and ribavarin) in 462 patients with genotype-1 hepatitis C virus who have failed treatment with standard of care alone.
THE 30-day comment period out of the way, the Securities and Exchange Commission is now setting to work crafting a study that will ultimately determine the standard of care agents and brokers must use in selling investment products in the future.
1)." Several years ago, the CHE Task Force identified the possibility of changes in the standard of care during a disaster and organized a state Adapted Standards of Care (ASC) committee to explore the issues related to planning for changes within our health delivery systems during a disaster.
Standard of care includes whether hospitals make services equally available to everyone.
HCV SPRINT-1 study is a five-arm trial of boceprevir 800 mg plus the standard of care with pegylated interferon alfa 2b (1.5 mcg/kg once a week) plus ribavirin, 800-1400 mg daily, involving 595 patients with HCV-1.

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