The Fourth Element of Negligence

Ashley, Ruthe C.
August 2004
Critical Care Nurse;Aug2004, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p78
Academic Journal
Discusses a fourth element of negligence, whether a nurses violation of his or her standard of care caused injury to a patient, in a series of articles on the topic of negligence. Presentation of two different results when a nurse fails to raise the bed rails after treating a patient; Question of compensable damages because of an injury in order to establish negligence.


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