The Board asserted that it was only required to articulate the standard if there is no expert testimony as to the applicable standard of care
and that it submitted the testimony of two experts establishing such standard.
Physicians should realize that attorneys dealing in the under-treatment of pain strive to be able to understand medical quality of care issues and how they affect the legal standard of care
surrounding the treatment of intractable pain in the elderly.
When the legal nurse consultant is used as a testifying expert, legal counsel will rely on this professional nurse's testimony to establish the standard of care
for the judge and/or jury.
Once a study is complete, researchers analyze the results to see if the investigational therapy was inferior, equivalent, or superior to the standard of care
Additionally, designers that were involved with the design and specification of "smart" buildings or medical or computer facilities may face a higher standard of care
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At trial, the defendants moved for a directed verdict on the grounds that the plaintiffs' expert medical witness failed to define the applicable standard of care
That is not to say that respondent deviated from the standard of care
and excessively prescribed opiates to each of his patients.
The current standard of care
for chronic hepatitis C is pegylated interferon combined with ribavirin, which fails to provide a satisfactory outcome for approximately 50% of patients infected with HCV genotype 1.
Their lawyer sent records to Lustgarten, who said the hospital and treating doctors failed to meet the standard of care
A review of 150 studies across a range of therapeutic areas demonstrates that over 20% of that figure should be covered by third party payments as part of standard of care
The Charlevoix Circuit Court granted the defendant's motion for summary judgment since the plaintiff's medical expert was not able to testily concerning a local standard of care
The advent of telemedicine, computerized databases and online consultations created access to information about a nationwide standard of care
against which to judge physicians in all areas.
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COURT'S OPINION: The Supreme Court of New York, Appellate Division, held, inter alia, that: (1) the testimony of the patient's treating cardiologist was insufficient to demonstrate that there was a deviation from the accepted standard of care
by any physician, and (2) the patients failed to prove that the obstetricians involved departed from the accepted standard of obstetrical care.