TITLE

malpractice

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1298
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "malpractice" is presented. It refers to an action taken by a health care professional that injures a patient, and fails to meet reasonable standards of professional care. The term originated from the words "malus" which means evil and "praxis" which means an action. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21234949

 

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