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Legal and Ethical Issues Study Set 1

Medicine

Quiz 7 :

Intentional and Quasi-Intentional Torts

Quiz 7 :

Intentional and Quasi-Intentional Torts

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Quasi-intentional torts include all the following except
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Consent is implied
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A written statement of defamation is known as
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C

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The statement, "The information is true, but it is information that a person wants to keep private," likely pertains to
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Which is necessary to help healthcare workers avoid accusations of battery?
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As a result of increased use of computers in the healthcare setting, the following was established to decrease the potential for breach of confidentiality:
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Which is not among the major intentional torts?
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Use of a restraint on a nursing home patient who is constantly wandering the halls is an example of
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Placing a person in immediate fear or apprehension of harmful touching without his or her consent is
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Which can be transferred?
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Which type of tort has at its essence the relationship to or ownership of the thing that causes harm?
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Raising a hand to strike a patient, even if the patient was not touched, can be considered
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For battery to occur, all of the following conditions must be met except
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During which surgeries would it be reasonable for a physician to remove the organ mentioned without specific consent?
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Which would not be considered a tort?
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Which would not appear in an institution's policy on use of restraints?
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In which situation would a medical facility probably avoid false imprisonment charges?
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A healthcare professional who believes that an unconscious patient should receive a certain treatment but knows that the patient's religious beliefs prohibit such treatment faces
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Which patient could probably receive a blood transfusion without consent if the physician obtains a court order?
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A person arrives at the emergency department complaining of chest pain. While the doctor is examining the patient, the patient becomes unconscious. The physician performs life-saving measures to treat the patient. The physician determines that the patient needs emergency surgery or will die. The patient is rushed to surgery. This is an example of
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