TITLE

standard of care

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2062
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "standard of care" is presented. The term refers to a statement of actions that are in accordance with minimum safe professional conduct under particular conditions set by professional peer organizations. In the context of forensic medicine, it is used as a measure that compares conduct of defendant to determine negligence or malpractice.
ACCESSION #
21246570

 

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