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A list of patients rights, offering protection to the patients

Patients bill of rights

2

Laws that govern the relationships between individuals is known as

Civil law

3

The type of law that governs the rights between individuals in non criminal actions is called?

Torts

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Tort law is what type of law?

Personal injury law

5

What are the two types of torts?

1. Those resulting from intentional action

2. Those resulting from unintentional action

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Intentional tort includes:

Civil assault
Civil battery
False imprisonment
Libel and slander
invasion of privacy

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Performing or threatening to perform intentional injury for bodily harm to another?

Assault

8

Touching a person without permission

Battery

9

Intentional confinement without authorization by one who physically constructs a person using force, threat of force or confining clothing or structures

False imprisonment

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Written defamation of character

Libel

11

Oral defamation

Slander

12

When confidentiality of information had not been maintained or when the patients body has been improperly and unnecessarily exposed or touched?

Invasion of privacy

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Unintentionally causes injury to a patient

Unintentional misconduct

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Neglect or omission of reasonable care or caution

Negligence

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Standard that requires that a person perform as any reasonable man of ordinary prudence

Doctrine of the reasonably prudent man

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An act of negligence in the contacts of such a relationship is defined as

Malpractice

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Even though someone else may be sued and held liable under another rule of law it does not negate one’s own responsibility is?

Doctrine of personal liability

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What is a legal doctrine that holds an employer liable for negligent acts of employees that occur while they are carrying out his her orders or otherwise serving his her interest

Doctrine of respondeat superior

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What can be applied to a radiographer who is performing radiographic procedures under the guidance and directions of a radiologist

Doctrine of borrowed servant

20

What are cases where the procedures begin with the facts of evidence and proceeds to establish that the fax would not have been true if there had not been negligent on someone’s part

Doctrine of res ipsa loquitur

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A pair of forceps has been left in a patient’s abdomen after surgical procedure which doctrine is this

Doctrine of res ipsa loquitur

22

For a radiographer to be found negligent in a quart and held liable for damages to civil proceeding must establish the following elements

duty expected of the radiographer

Breach of duty by the radiographer

Cause of injury due to the radiographers negligent

Injury to the patient actually occurred

23

The radiographer has the duty to perform radiographic procedures acting as any reasonable and prudent radiographer would’ve acted under similar circumstances this is defined as

Duty (standard of care)

24

The videographer has a duty to provide radiographs that are of optimum quality for the position diagnosis. If the patient’s condition deteriorates due to the radiographers failure to provide optimum quality radiographs are images for the physician to interpret is?

Breach of care

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A patient’s injury must be the direct result of a radiographers negligence. The radiographer has the duty to ensure that a dizzy or semi conscious patient does not pop them an x-ray table if the Radiographer left the patient unattended in the x-ray room this would be the

Cause

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What is an individual could reasonably foresee that certain actions or in actions on his her part could result in injury to another person

Doctrine of foreseeability

27

What comes from the Greek ethos meaning character

Ethics

28

What is defined as the individual character of a person or persons and can also be defined as the study of morality

Ethics

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What is the right to make decisions without being pressured

Autonomy

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I’ll ask should be meant to obtain a good result is defined as

Beneficence