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Radiologic and Imaging Sciences Study Set 1

Medicine

Quiz 26 :

Medical Law

Quiz 26 :

Medical Law

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The term res ipsa loquitur means the
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A process by which patients can agree to be treated or refuse to be treated based on information provided by the radiographer about the examination is called _____ consent.
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Placing a child in a Pigg-O-Stat without the parent's permission may warrant
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C

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Touching a patient on the symphysis pubis for a frontal thoracic spine projection
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It has been estimated that about 10% of all medical claims of negligence involve
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Which of the following is an example of negligence?
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A claim that someone has been wronged or sustained injury is called
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Fastening a patient into a confining,immobilization device that they question,for a simple wrist radiograph can be viewed as
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Which of the following is not a legal right of a patient in the radiology department?
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Written defamation of a person is termed
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Getting a speeding ticket from a state police officer on an interstate highway would be a violation of
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At a recent professional meeting of radiographers,an attendee stands up at a business meeting and states that the chairperson uses excessive radiation and violates ALARA daily.The person making these statements would be committing an act of
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Which of the following is false regarding informed consent?
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The doctrine of respondeat superior states that the
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As you perform a mammogram on an anxious patient,she asks you to stop the breast compression and examination because it is getting painful.Your responsibility as a professional is to
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In a legal proceeding,the actions of a radiographer will be judged with regard to his or her compliance with the
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If the threat of bodily harm were to occur to a patient as a result of reckless conduct by the health care provider,this would be deemed
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What type of complaint can be filed by patients if they feel they have been touched without permission?
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It is the duty of any health care practitioner,including medical imaging personnel,to
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When negligence occurs to a patient,who is responsible for proving injury?
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