Review from Health Law Exam 1
Review from Health Law Exam 1 HADM 3700
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This 1 page Study Guide was uploaded by Kayla Notetaker on Sunday February 28, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to HADM 3700 at Auburn University taught by Debra Armstrong Wright in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 67 views. For similar materials see Health Law and Bioethics in Nursing and Health Sciences at Auburn University.
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Date Created: 02/28/16
Study Guide Exam 1 -We all have the right to refuse any medical treatment. Their can be an exception. -If a case is heard in the northern district of Alabama, they are courts of equal authority. -Legislative branch- creates/adopts law -Judicial branch- interprets the law -Executive branch- administrates and enforces -Statutory law- legislative branch -Admin. Law- Executive -Beyond reasonable doubt- criminal #23. Guaranteed issues- cannot refuse to unsure because of health status -Community rating- cannot charge more because of health status. Breach standard of care- if you don’t meet the standard of care for a patient, and how you were suppose to treat them. Causation -Proximate cause- In the law, a proximate cause is an event sufficiently related to a legally recognizable injury to be held to be the cause of that injury. There are two types of causation in the law: causeinfact, and proximate (or legal) cause. The doctor is not always at fault if something goes wrong. You don’t punish people if something weird happens. -Liability without fault- strict liability -Code of federal regulation- look up definition
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