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QUESTIONSANSWER
IS IT IMPORTANT FOR THE PATIENT TO TELL THEIR PHYSICIANS INFORMATION TO USE IN THEIR DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT? YES
DO PHYSICIANS HAVE HE RIGHT TO CHOOSE WHO THEY TREAT? YES
THE HOURS THEY WORK? YES
THE LOCATION OF THEIR PRACTICE? YES
CAN HOSPITALS LEGALLY GIVE KICKBACKS TO PHYSICIANS FOR REFERRING TO THEM PATIENTS? NO
CAN THE PROPER WASHING OF HANDS REDUCE BLOODSTREAM INFECTIONS IN THE OFFICES AND HOSPITALS? YES
HOW MUST PHYSICIANS HANDLE EMERGENCY PATIENTS? CANNOT ETHICALLY OR LEGALLY TURN AWAY A PATIENT WHO IS AN EMERGENCY SITUATION IF UNABLE TO ADEQUETLY TREAT THE PATIENT, THEN HE/SHE MUST CALL EMERGENCY 9-1-1.
WHAT IS THE ACCEPTED PROCEDURES FOR WITHDRAWING TREATMENT OF A PATIENT? WHY? FORMAL NOTICE OF WITHDRAWL FROM CASE ALLOW TIME TO FIND ANOTHER DOCTOR.
IN THE FINAL STAGES OF AIDS PATIENTS ARE SUSCEPTIBLE TO INFECTIONS THAT THEY WERE NOT SUSCEPTIBLE BEFORE HAVING AIDS. WHAT DO WE CALL THESE INFECTIONS? OPPORTUNISTIC
T OR F THE PHYSICIAN MUST TRY TO ENCOURAGE THE AIDS PATIENT TO INFORM HIS OR HER PARTNERS. WHAT SHOULD HE/SHE DO IF THE PATIENT REFUSES TO DO SO? TRUE...NOTIFY THE AUTHORITY
IS IT UNETHICAL TO REFUSE TREATMENT TO HIV+ OR AN AIDS PATIENT? YES
T OR F AIDS HAS BECOME ONE OF THE TOP TEN CAUSES OF DEATH AMONG THE 1 TO 4 AND THE 15 TO 24 YEARS OF AGE IN THE US. TRUE
IF YOU STICK YOURSELF WITH A NEEDLE FROM A HIV+ PATIENT YOUR CHANCES OF GETTING THE HIV IS ABOUT ____ %. (ACCORDING TO THE CDC) .03%
T OR F SOME STATES ALLOW THE HIV TESTING OF PATIENTS (WITHOUT THEIR PERMISSION) IN SERIOUS SITUATIONS WHILE OTHER STATES STILL SAY THAT SUCH TREATING WITHOUT PERMISSION IS ILLEGAL. TRUE
ACCORDING TO NATIONAL POLLS MOST AMERICANS BELIEVE THAT PHYSICIANS AND DENTISTS SHOULD TELL THEIR PATIENTS IF THEY ARE HIV+. TRUE
T OR F...WASH YOUR HANDS BEFORE AND AFTER PUTTING ON YOUR GLOVES IN THE OFFICES...DISPOSE OF ALL NEEDLES IN A PUNCTURE-PROOF CONTAINER...AND ALWAYS COVER ANY OPEN SORES ON EITHER THE PATIENT OR YOURSELF. TRUE
T OR F...MOST AGREE THAT IT IS BEST IF THE PATIENT IS TOLD THE TRUTH IF THEY ARE FACING A SERIOUS POINT IN THEIR TREATMENT..LIKE LEADING TO DEATH. TRUE
T OR F..THE PATIENT HAS THE RIGHT TO GIVE CONSENT, OR TO REFUSE TREATMENT. TRUE
SHOULD THERE BE UNAUTHORIZED PERSONS PRESENT DURNING PHYSICAL EXAMINATIONS? NO
T OR F...BREACHING THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF A PATIENT IS BOTH UNETHICAL AND ILLEGAL. TRUE
T OR F.. A PATIENT HAS THE RIGHT TO REVIEW HIS OR HER MEDICAL RECORDS, AND TO HAVE THEM EXPLAINED TO THEM. TRUE
T OR F...WHEN A PATIENT IS REFERRED TO A HOSPITAL, OR ANY OTHER TYPE OF MEDICAL FACILITY THEY HAVE THE RIGHT TOASK THE REFERRING PHYSICIAN IF HE/SHE HAS A PERSONAL INTEREST IN THAT FACILITY. TRUE
IN A LIVING WILL YOU CAN STATE WHETHER YOU WISH TO REMAIN ON A LIFE-SUSTAINING TREATMENTS OR BE REMOVED FROM THE SAME. TRUE
WHAT IS DNR? DO NOT RESUSITATE
HOW DOES A DURABLE POWER OF ATTORNEY DIFFER FROM A LIVING WILL? ALLOWS AGENT OR REP TO ACT ON BEHALF OF PATIENT.
CAN THE SAME PHYSICIAN WHO REMOVES AN ORGAN TO BE TRANSPLANTED BE A PART OF THE TEAM THAT WILL TRANSPLANT IT INTO ANOTHER PATIENT? YES
IF YOU DIE CAN YOUR FAMILY PERMIT THE USE OF YOUR ORGANS FOR TRANSPLANTATION INTO OTHERS? YES
IS MONEY NORMALLY PAID FOR ORGANS TO BE TRANSPLANTED? NO
WHAT IS INFORMED CONSENT ? PATIENT AGREES TO PROPOSED COURSE OF TREATMENT HAVING BEEN TOLD OF CONSEQUENSES.
WHAT IS IMPLIED CONSENT? OCCURS WHEN PATIENT INDICATE BY THEIR BEHAVIOR THAT THEY ARE ACCEPTING OF PROCEDURE.
KNOW THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MALFEASANCE PERFORMING WRONG ILLEGAL ACT.
KNOW WHAT MISFEASANCE IS. IMPROPER PERFORMANCE OF LAWFUL ACT.
WHAT NONFEASANCE IS FAILURE TO PERFORM NECESSARY ACTION.
KNOW THE 4 DOS OF NEGLIGENCE. DUTY, DERELICTION OF DUTY, DIRECT PROXIMATE CAUSE, DAMAGES
UNDERSTAND THE TERM RES IPSA LOQUITOR THE THING SPEAKS FOR ITSELF
WHAT ARE COMPENSATORY DAMAGES? PAYMENT FOR ACTURAL LOSS OF INCOME, EMOTIONAL PAIN/SUFFERING
WHAT ARE PUNITIVE FAMAGES? MONEY AWARDS TO PERSON HARMED IN A MALICIOUS OR WILLINGFUL WAY
NAME 2 POSSIBLE AREAS OF FRAUD IN A MEDICAL OFFICE. ILLEGIAL BILLING SERVICES/ KICKBACK/ DISEMBERSMENT OF DRUGS
T OR F..IN A MEDICAL MALPRCTICE LAWSUIT THE BURDEN OF PROFF IS NORMALLY ON THE DEFENDANT. FALSE
WHAT IS MEANT BY THE TERM ASSUMPTION OF RISK? LEGAL DEFENSE THAT PREVENTS PLAINTIFF FROM RECOVERING DAMAGES IF THEY VOLUNTARY ACCEPT RISKS.
WHAT IS CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCE..COMPARATIVE NEGLIGENCE? CONDUCT OF PLAINTIFF CONTRIBUTED TO CAUSE OF INJURY/PLAINTIFF OWN NEGLIGENCE HELPED CAUSE INJURY.
EXPLAIN THE LIABILITY OF A PHYSICIAN WHO HAS LOANED A MEDICAL ASSISANT TO ANOTHER OFFICE. ACTING DOCTOR IS RESPONSIBLE FOR EMPLOYEE ACTIONS(THE BORROWER)
WHAT IS THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS? PERIOD OF TIME PATIENT HAS TO FILE LAWSUIT
WHAT IS RES JUDICATA? LATIN "THE THING HAS BEEN DECIDED"
WHAT IS THE LAW OF AGENCY? GOVERNS LEGAL RELATIONSHIP FORMED BETWEEN 2 PEOPLE WHEN ONE AGREES TO PERFORM WORK FOR ANOTHER PERSON.
T OR F.. MA'S ARE NORMALLY COVERED BY THE EMPLOYER/PHYSICIAN'S MALPRACTICE INSURANCE. TRUE
T OR F...SHOULD MA'S CARRY THEIR OWN MALPRACTICE INSURANCE? TRUE
WHEN YOU SUBMIT A DISPUTE TO A PERSON OTHER THAN A JUDGE IT IS CALLED IT IS CALLED A____? ARBRTRATION
T OR F ALWAYS ACT WITHIN THE SCOPE OF YOUR TRAINING. TRUE
T OR F ..NEVER MAKE A PROMISE OF A CURE OR OF RECOVERY. TRUE.
T OR F..IT IS NOT WISE FOR A DOCTOR TO PERSCRIBE MEDICATION OVER THE PHONE TRUE
T OR F..CONTROLLED SUBTANCES SHOULD BE LOCKED UP ONLY ON WEEKENDS. FALSE
IT IS SOMETIMES OK TO CRITICIZE THE OTHER PHYSICIANS IN FRONT OF PATIENTS. FALSE
T OR F..RETURN PHONE CALLS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE..AND MAINTAIN A LOG OF CALLS. TRUE
T OR F..FOLLOW UP ON MISSED APPOINTMENTS TRUE
T OR F ALWAYS PREPARE INCIDENT REPORTS ON ANY UNUSUAL OCCURNACES. TRUE
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