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Nurs Manage. 2000 May;31(5):12-3.

Defeating malpractice risk, Part 2.

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Friedman, Newman, Levy, Sheehan, & Carolan, p.c., Attorneys-at-Law, Fairfield, Conn., USA.

Abstract

Part 1 explored the basic elements of malpractice--duty, breach of duty, injury, and causation--and how to reduce malpractice risk for medication and equipment errors. This month, learn the malpractice risks and cautions for monitoring mistakes and patient falls. Test your knowledge with the questions below, then check your answers at http://www.nursingmanagement.com.

PMID:
15127485
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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